Proper Job Gradcast: Olly Double interviews Drama graduate, EM Williams

During each episode, Olly Double interviews a Kent drama graduate working in the arts about their careers and how they established themselves within the sector; from graduation up to the present day, Olly discusses how their degree helped prepare them for their creative careers.

Olly Double interviews Kent Drama graduate EM Williams about being a non-binary ‘actor/ movement director/ theatre maker/ Arts-Council-grant-successful-person’, who has worked for, among others, the National Theatre, the RSC, and Dinosaur World Live at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

They talk about such fascinating topics as their ‘self-tape game’ going up during the pandemic, finding their ‘clan’, and playing a motion capture Puck in a live online performance called Dream for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

There’s some great advice about the importance of ‘following your joy’ to navigate your career path, and they end with some thoughts on how a career in the arts means thinking about what you do in your every waking moment.

Listen to this episode along with previous episodes in the series.