Archive: Category: Skills

Sue Bidwell nee Bozeat continues to work at the theatre

Researching the Rep with volunteers Kelvin and Sue

Work continues on the Mercury Voices archiving project, all with the essential help of our team of volunteers. Kelvin and Sue have been with us since the beginning and explain more about what they’ve been working on, including the latest…

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An Internship at the Mercury Theatre

THEATRE ADMINISTRATION PROJECT OFFICER Melissa Tang (BSC Psychology) After graduation I didn’t have any professional work experience which made it hard to find a job. Like a lot of students I worked part-time throughout my degree, but not in a role that could…

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A week of work experience at The Mercury Theatre

“I’m about to do my fourth and final year at university” I would say. “What are you studying?” “Physics,” and whoever I was talking to would pull the same face that said: “so what are you doing in a theatre?”…

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ASC Work Experience Case Study: James Bacon

Whilst in his final year at the Colchester Institute on their Learning for Living & Work course, James Bacon spent 9 months doing work experience with our box office and hospitality teams. Over the duration of his placement, James learnt…

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