1481 Matthew Harrison-Lord 20/05/2022 EDIT PUBLIC PROFILE Your Profile Picture Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 256 MB. Your name(Required) Your pronouns (optional) Your occupation(Required) Include me in the Members Directory Include me in the Members Directory (recommended) Employment typePlease selectSelf-employedEmployedVolunteerStudentTrainee (includes Apprentices)UnemployedOtherEmployment type other (please describe) Business typePlease selectFreelancer (sole trader)Limited CompanySocial EnterpriseCharityEducational InstitutionPublic Sector OrganisationCorporationOtherBusiness type other (please describe) Business sizePlease selectMicro (0-9 employees)Small (10-49 employees)Medium (50-249 employees)Large (more than 250 employees)Your email address Your website URL Your Twitter URL Your Instagram URL Your Facebook URL Your LinkedIn Profile URL Your Etsy Shop URL Tell us a bit more about yourselfWhat do you do?I am the Cultural Development Officer at Wakefield Council, supporting the sector with Culture Grants and supporting our Public Art Framework, Heritage Action Zone, and Year of Culture 2024.What steps did you take to get where you are now?I was a lecturer on the Performance BA for the University Centre Calderdale College (Open University) for 3 years and prior to this a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Chester on the Drama & Dance MA programmes. I also ran Brighouse Arts Festival a small-scale arts festival in Calderdale for six years. Prior to this I did my MA and BA in Drama & Theatre Performance, both at the University of Chester and I have a PGCE in Life Long Learning (Higher Education) from the University of Huddersfield. I then saw the role advertised at Wakefield Council and thought that it neatly brought together all of my previous roles into one dream job.What type of creative opportunities are you looking for?I would love to continue to get to know more creatives and organisations in the district, and to support and see more residents and community groups in Wakefield to engage in high quality culture.Answer as many of the following questions as you like to enhance your profile pageMy dream creative collaboration would be...To work with Lone TwinWhat does Wakefield mean to you?Opportunity!My proudest momentTouring Europe and the UK with my own performance art / theatre shows.An unexpected thing about meTick any that apply to youCreative Services Architecture & Planning Creative Education Creative Producing Design Services Graphic Design Marketing & Advertising Other Product Design Set Design Technical Production Creative Content Animation Digital Content Creation Games Design Other Photography Publishing Radio & Podcasts TV & Film Creative Original Apparel & Fashion Arts & Crafts Creative Writing Fine Art Other Sculpture Creative Experiences Dance Libraries Museums and Heritage Music Other Performing Arts Theatre Creative Digital App Development AR & VR Computer Networking Other Software Development Web Design Showcase your workYour video showreel Copy and paste the URL of your Vimeo or YouTube videoUpload up to 5 showcase imagesShowcase image 1 Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB. Please describe your first showcase image Showcase image 2 Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB. Please describe your second showcase image Showcase image 3 Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB. Please describe your third showcase image Showcase image 4 Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB. Please describe your fourth showcase image Showcase image 5 Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 10 MB. Please describe your fifth showcase image CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.