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We’re Hiring: Marketing Specialist

We’re Hiring: Marketing Specialist

Next Stage is adding to our team! We’re looking for a digital marketing expert who is passionate about social good and lives to tell a good story. They need to be a creative, strategic thinker who also understands that detailed execution is critical for success....
Reflections on the Next Stage Summer Fellowship

Reflections on the Next Stage Summer Fellowship

by Michi LaCorte Joining the Next Stage team in the midst of a global pandemic and getting to know them and the six CULTIVATE cohort organizations over Zoom has definitely been an unusual experience, but to say the least, I have made memories. I came into the Davidson...
Let’s Talk Story

Let’s Talk Story

by Janet Ervin I’ve always been a reader – from the time I was old enough to sound out words, I was walking around with a book in front of my face. I grew up just north of here, in Statesville, where my family had the Charlotte Observer delivered every day. I learned...
Small, but Mighty: Workforce Development in the Arts

Small, but Mighty: Workforce Development in the Arts

By Hannah Grannemann In this blog post, I’ll address Strategies F, G, I and J in the Opportunity Task Force report, addressing career pathways outside of college, especially apprenticeships and workplace-based learning. How many jobs in the arts can you name? Actor,...