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SoundTracks is the fortnightly podcast brought to you by UofG Careers and Alumni, that’s jam-packed with sound advice from our graduate world-changers to help keep your career on track. Join hosts Kez and Rosie as they take you on a tour with awesome alumni all over the world to share their career journey.

From side hustles and social enterprises to surviving freelance, creating social, creative and scientific impact, plus big city living around the globe. Our alumni guests will share their career highs, lows and everything in between!

In each episode, you’ll be sure to get the inside track with industry insights, practical ideas and honest advice. It’s the must-have soundtrack to your career journey. 

Apr 3, 2019

John Tiffany is one of UofG’s most prestigious alumni working in the creative arts. He’s worked on internationally acclaimed productions, winning numerous accolades including two Tony Awards and two Olivier Awards! In this very special episode of Sound Tracks we hear about John’s journey from a UofG Biology student, to becoming Associate Director at the National Theatre of Scotland and most recently Directing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

This funny and thought-provoking discussion is packed with John’s advice for aspiring young creatives and how to truly shine at auditions and interviews, the challenges of getting into the arts today and the importance of diversity in the sector.  

Listen out for: How he brought the magic of Harry Potter to life using Victorian illusions and how he really feels on a show’s opening night.

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