Commencing July 2020, The Studio Mentoring Program has been designed to develop your business, leadership and life skills. Successful applicants will receive an introduction and access to a renowned business or creative leader for a period of twelve months.
Communication will develop organically according to the preferences of you and your mentor, however a minimum of twelve hours contact time is guaranteed, with further face-to-face meetings, phone or email communications to be organised with your mentor.
To apply for The Studio Mentoring Program, complete the online form if you meet the application criteria outlined below:
Our accomplished team of mentors want to help local Bendigo-based creatives realise their full potential.
Jessica is a professional visual arts manager and curator with 17 years experience in the public and commercial sector. Her skills include program development, financial development, stakeholder management and curatorial research and project management.
Telstra Businesswoman of the Year (2006), Margot has over 30 years experience of running successful creative enterprises that have achieved national success.
Christian is a multi-award winning artistic director with local, national and international experience. Christian co-founded multi-award winning company Uncle Semolina (& Friends).
Leah is an experienced facilitator and coach with particular strengths in business development and building relationships; helping people strengthen their commercial skills in order to achieve their goals.
Chris is a digital illustrator who has worked across multiple industries including animation, advertising, illustration and publishing; producing work for Disney, Lucas Film and Stan Lee.
Amy worked in advertising, marketing and media for a decade before launching Bendigo Magazine and national magazine, Little One. She now works as a freelance writer, self-published author and editor.
Sharon is the Executive Director at the Arena Theatre, and has previously worked for Cirque du Soleil, Griffin Theatre Company and Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre. She is a high-performing manager who maximises business results in an arts environment.
Felicity has broad experience across the creative and tourism economies, in particular the MICE and visual arts. Spanning the private, public and not-for profit-sectors, she has worked in small and large venues, arts organisations, destination and digital marketing agencies.
John is an award-winning writer, broadcaster and podcaster. He is head writer of the BBC radio series Night Terrace, a time travel comedy starring Neighbours' Jackie Woodburne.
Keith has a well-rounded business background, most recently with Bendigo Bank. With an MBA focused on marketing, strategic management and managerial thinking, Keith has a strong commitment to community and is a key player in the local music scene.
Clare is a skilled facilitator, coach and trainer who has over 20 years experience in helping small businesses be successful through providing practical and achievable solutions that deliver real change and real results.
Georgia has extensive experience in the private and government sectors, and is highly skilled in the development and delivery of marketing strategies and advertising campaigns, corporate communication and communication design.
Nathan has over 22 years of leadership experience within the finance industry. He’s passionate about helping leaders, teams, businesses and communities become clear about their purpose, tapping into their creative abilities to encourage innovation and growth.
The Studio is offering 12 months FREE access to a mentor. Mentoring relationships have a proven effect on performance and personal growth.
Complete the following form to submit your application for this exciting program.