Fine and Performing Arts Resources

Acting

  • Your Industry Insider is a compila-
    tion of entertainment industry insiders’ collective wisdom created to educate and inspire students. Includes career advice, inside scoop, making it happen, recommended, and more.
  • Actors Equity Association - News and Events, Services (they will answer questions you have about agencies, auditions, bonding, contracts, etc.), and an extensive casting call search engine.
  • EntertainmentCareer.net -
    “Entertainment jobs, internships and career information in the entertain-
    ment industry. Search or browse for information about available jobs in entertainment.”
  • Williamstown Theatre Festival job listings - For actors, directors, playwrights, administrators, techni-
    cians, and volunteers

Architecture

Dance

  • DanceHelp.com offers a compilation of dance articles, dance tips, news, forums, dance listings, and educational information for the aspiring and professional dancer.
  • Dance Links - From Gaynor Minden’s Dancer.com includes Dance Companies, Presenters & Performance Listings, Newsgroups, Publications, FAQs, Organizations, Coalitions, etc., Funding Resources, Miscellaneous Dance Resources, Universities, Schools, Dancers.
  • Voice of Dance - Jobs, classes, insights calendar of events, news.
  • American Dance Therapy Association - Education, research, publications, related links.
  • National Dance Council of America - Directories, events, news & press releases, informational brochures, and a newsletter.
  • Institute for Dance Therapy (in Germany)
  • What is Dance Therapy?

Fashion

  • 24|Seven is the leading talent recruitment agency for the biggest names in the fashion, retail, action sports, home, beauty, marketing, advertising, and entertainment industries.
  • Fashion Network Costumes - View Fashion Designers Collections… Fashion sourcing for the Apparel Industry…much more!
  • StyleCareer.com - Insider tips for fashion & image careers. Breaking Into and Succeeding as a Fashion Designer; Starting a Fashion Business; Starting a Fashion Line
  • The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - a WASC and NASAD accredited, co-educational, specialized, private college with campuses in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Orange County, California.
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Parsons School of Design at the New School
  • Nikebiz.com - Job opportunities and internships (including an INROADS program for minorities) with Nike in the U.S. and abroad
  • Reebok careers page
  • Fashion Career Center - Job Seekers can post their resume and access job opportunities. Includes career advice, services and fashion school listings.
  • Fashion Career Tips
  • Fashion Net - How to get a job in fashion and job listings.
  • Fashion Internships - This site charges job seekers a fee ($44.95 for one year, or $9.99 per month, or $8.99 per month for 3 months). They don’t charge employers, so, they receive a multitude of internships: 600-1000+; 50-60 new internships added weekly.

Fine Arts

General Arts Information

  • ArtJob.org - Whether you’re looking for a new job, or just want to understand what’s happening in the arts field, ArtJob is the place to find comprehensive, up-to-date national listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts. Login to Rt2 for your password.
  • 4EntertainmentJobs.com - “We have been serving the entertainment industry for 8 years and have built relationships with over 3,000 of the top entertainment companies nationwide. Our primary focus is on six areas of Entertainment including, Film/TV, Music, Sports, Theater, Publishing, and the Fine Arts. Opportunities include Marketing, Advertising, Promotions, Development, Production, Broadcasting, Agency/Management work, and Sales. Our goal is to provide the most comprehensive database of careers in the entertainment field for talented job seekers.” They charge for a subscription.
  • ArtistLink.org|ArtSpaceFinder.org has more than 80 pages of information on leasing, purchasing, or developing living and working space for artists and includes a free directory of artist space listings.
  • ArtistResource - Careers and Salaries | Job Status | Informational Interviews | Resumes | Portfolios | Developing Portfolio Projects | Job Interviews | Job-Hunting Resources | Books and Publications for Finding Jobs | Business Advice
  • Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA) is an interdisciplinary think tank/research group on contemporary issues in art crime. This international non-profit organization studies issues in art crime and cultural property protection, runs educational programs, and consults on art protection and recovery issues brought to them by police, governments, museums, places of worship, and other public institutions. They offer a Masters Program in International Art Crime and Cultural Heritage Protection Studies.
  • Backstage - “The actor’s resource,” contains Casting & Jobs, Multimedia Resumes, Advice, Listings, News & Features, Reviews, and Yellow Pages.
  • Communication Arts Center - Table of contents includes: creative; interactive; career resources (including job listings nationwide); competitions; community forums; design issue columns… lots more!
  • Creativejobscentral adds over 10,000 internships and entry level creative jobs weekly.
  • EntertainmentCareers.net - Career Information, Jobs, Internships (currently over 600 listed), Company Information, Tips, etc.
  • GoArtSchool.com has a lot of great tips on both the before and after for someone interested in art school and a future art career.
  • hireCulture.org - Creative employment opportunities in Massachusetts. Search by category, region, and organization. Also includes listing of arts organizations and their web sites.
  • Indiewire - Provides industry news, articles, interviews, information on festivals, competitions and grants, and job listings for writers, actors, and techies. Comprehensive site for those interested in producing, writing, or acting in independent films.
  • Jammin Jobs.com - Arts, Entertainment & Gaming Channel…Post your resume and create your portfolio, research your industry, search jobs, continuing education info, free personality test, free industry magazines, upcoming events.
  • KadmusArts The world of dance, music, theatre festivals.
  • MatchBook.org helps performing artists in New England market themselves with this free online marketplace.
  • Media_Entertainment_Jobs.com - Jobs boards for Advertising/Account Management, Design/Graphic, Journalism/Copywriting, Museum and Arts, Photography, Public Relations, TV, Film and Radio, Advertising/Creative Services, Event Management, Media Booking and Traffic, Performance, Promotions, Publishing. You can post your resume. Also has latest media-entertainment news.
  • New York Foundation for the Arts - A national directory of programs for artists. Search for grants, residencies, apprenticeships, space, equipment, health and safety, insurance, business, legal resources, and more.
  • Show Crew Network ”is more than a website, it’s a dynamic tool for both production industry professionals and companies. Custom web app provides a fully automated system for finding, scheduling and paying crew for events, shoots and tours-in real time! Show Crew Network was developed by production industry veterans looking for a way to simplify the process of booking crews for gigs and making freelancing easier for production industry pros.”
  • “WheresSpot.com is the Internet social network community for Prisoners of Advertising, Film, Television and Broadcast Production. Using email and the Web, it connects an enormous gang of talented people to each other. The heart and soul of WheresSpot is our email / web communications system. The use of the system allows WheresSpot premium members to stay fully connected to our diverse and vibrant community. WheresSpot is simply a place to get your questions answered, help others (and show off) by answering their questions and otherwise hang out with other people in this crazy wonderful stupid business.” Premium membership fee.
  • Your Industry Insider is a compilation of entertainment industry insiders’ collective wisdom created to educate and inspire students. Includes career advice, inside scoop, making it happen, recommended, and more.

Graphic Arts

  • Video game Design Schools is a new site where you can find in-depth and unbiased information about a Video Game Design degree. Search 135+ video game designer schools.
  • Creative Displays Now! - a number of useful links produced by cardboard display merchandiser.
  • Society for News Design - Events, competitions, resources, jobs
  • Coroflot - Job lists and profiles
  • Gamasutra - Lists hundreds of gaming companies and sorts them by producers, distributors, those looking for visual artists etc. Also have great articles about the field.
  • Gamejobs.com - Site for finding out whose looking for what in the industry.

Historical Society/ Historical Preservation

Interior Design

Landscape Architecture

Music

  • Your Industry Insider is a compilation of entertainment industry insiders’ collective wisdom created to educate and inspire students. Includes career advice, inside scoop, making it happen, recommended, and more.
  • Show Crew Network ”is more than a website, it’s a dynamic tool for both production industry professionals and companies. Custom web app provides a fully automated system for finding, scheduling and paying crew for events, shoots and tours-in real time! Show Crew Network was developed by production industry veterans looking for a way to simplify the process of booking crews for gigs and making freelancing easier for production industry pros.”
  • Same Day Music has generated a list of Music Schools and other sites with links to information about scholarships and careers.
  • Berklee College of Music career site contains short job descriptions for example, Music Synthesis (MIDI Technician, Programmer, Performing Synthesist, Music Sequencer, Sound Designer), Film Scoring (Film Composer, Music Editor, Music Supervisor/Director, Film Arranger/Adapter, Film Conductor, Film Music Orchestrator, Synthesis Specialist, Theme Specialist),Record Companies (A&R Administrator, A&R Coordinator, Campus Representative, Consumer Researcher, Director of Publicity, Marketing Representative, Public Relations Counselor, Publicist, Regional Sales Manager), and many more. They also include links to music-related job listing sites and music-related associtions.
  • The National Association for Music Education charges $2 to become a member and has a very informative site that includes a Job Center.
  • Bridge: Worldwide Music Connection is produced by the Career Services Center of the New England Conservatory and includes over 2000 opportunities in music including performance, teaching (Higher Ed & K-12), arts administration and music industry jobs as well as competition, festival, scholarship and grant listings. The OCC subscribes to this site, so you must contact us at ext. 2311 for the username and password.
  • Classic Web - Lists orchestra openings, and also provides links for specific instruments and career areas, such as educational, festival and media.
  • GetThatGig.com - This site contains links to a variety of sites containing “cool” jobs and internships. They also provide one-on-one interviews with individuals who work in the music field, such as a Rolling Stone publicist, a musician, a sound producer, a classical music critic, and more.
  • Chamber Music America - Offers a range of grants and services for jazz (and other non-classical) musicians:
    http://www.chamber-music.org/programs/classical/grants
  • Navigating Your Music Career - From Rice University Shepherd School of Music contains “Choosing a Career Path,” “Career Paths,” “Pursuing Your Career,” and “Tools for Success”.
  • FILMMUSICJOBS.COM - A new service from the Film Music Network with current industry job listings for composers, songwriters, bands and more $$.
  • Music-Careers.com - Music Industry Career Center…search jobs, create a resume.
  • The Society for Music Theory - Includes a link to Music Theory Online – Music Theory Online is the refereed, electronic journal of the Society for Music Theory, Inc. Published several times each year, each issue includes features such as articles, book reviews, and reports from a distinguished panel of International Correspondents. In addition, MTO publishes announcements of upcoming conferences and calls for papers, a list of job opportunities, abstracts of recently completed and in-progress dissertations, and summaries of recently published books.
  • Williams College Music Employment (for students)
  • Musicians - From Occupational Outlook Handbook 1999-2000 Edition (U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Jobs in the Music Industry - (from About, The Human Internet) – Labels, studios, distributors, retailers, schools, and online music companies
  • National Association for Music Therapy

Photography

Writing

  • WritingJobs.org - Search job sites, company career pages and associations for writing jobs.
  • Your Industry Insider is a compilation of entertainment industry insiders’ collective wisdom created to educate and inspire students. Includes career advice, inside scoop, making it happen, recommended, and more.
  • Poets & Writers - Provides job listings and other opportunities for poets and writers, as well as an online meeting place and community center for writers.
  • Poewar.com - Poewar.com is a site about writing and the writing business that features articles, freelance jobs, and writing employment.
  • FreelanceWriting.com - Career Center | Chat Room | Freelance Jobs | Contests | Writing Events | Forums | Guidelines Database
  • Writers Guild of America
  • Vantage Press - For first-time authors, a guide.
  • Screenplay.com - Tools and resources for screenwriting. Includes ‘How-To” articles and events listings
  • The Hollywood Script Readers Digest - They “… publish synopses of unproduced feature films and proposals for TV series. Our CYBERLOG™ enables any visitor to our site to read a description of your work and contact you directly for copies of your material.”
  • Script Writing Secrets
  • Screenwriter’s Web - “…tools, tutorials, insider tips and advice from experienced screenwriters that will help your script get the attention it deserves.”
  • “Writer’s Write” – Screenwriting - “Look here for links to producers, industry information, movies and more!”