Backstage skills lack the X-factor

Brockett, James
March 2010
People Management;3/11/2010, p12
The article focuses on a report titled "The Performing Arts Blueprint." It comes from the sector skills council for creative industries Creative and Cultural Skills, which claims that backstage staff in the performing arts sector do not have sufficient training to perform technical jobs. Catherine Large, the organization's director of external relations, asserts that this is due to tight budgets and insufficient time for training. To address this concern, the organization launched the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills.


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