Tees Valley New Creatives is an exclusive, highly connected, and industry recognised network of career launching support; helping newly trained professionals expand their potential, secure work, and unlock new opportunities in their field. Membership is free… but your career results could be priceless.

TVNC Network members are an explosive powerhouse of bold new talent in diverse creative fields – from visual artists, designers, writers, performers, film makers, media production specialists and directors, to theatre and events technicians, stage managers, producers, facilitators and arts administrators.

If your creative training, specialism and skills could be applied to projects, events, work, or employment in the creative and cultural sector, TVNC can support you to get (and keep) your foot in the door.

By joining TVNC, you can be one of the first to get insider information and industry call outs – plus you’ll unlock access to social media platforms, expert insights, networking support, and exclusive work opportunities that are only available to members.

You’ll be able to gain valuable step by step insights for building a successful freelance career at fortnightly online TVNC Networking Evenings, delivered by some of the most exciting voices in the sector. You’ll also have the chance to join other TVNC members at in-person events featuring introductions to leading professionals.

There’s no obligation to engage with everything on offer. You can get involved with whatever meets your needs, whenever this fits your professional life.

If you…

  • Completed training in ANY creative specialism, as part of the Class of 2020, 2021 or 2022
  • Trained, or live in the Tees Valley
  • Are over 18 and no longer in full-time education (BTEC, UAL, A Levels, FdA, BA Hons)
  • Are ready to work in the creative and cultural industries

You can join the Tees Valley New Creatives Network by completing the membership form below.

The TVNC programme has been co-designed by Tees Valley Combined Authority, The Northern School of Art, Teesside University, and Stockton Riverside College; and is delivered by a wide range of creative industry professionals through ARC. The programme is funded by the Tees Valley Mayor and Combined Authority

Download the TVNC Launch Your Creative Career Information Pack

To join the Tees Valley New Creatives Network and access full details about everything on offer please complete this membership form.

TVNC Networking Evenings take place fortnightly on Zoom. 

Book your place at the next networking event online. You can also book a place by calling our Box Office on 01642 525199.

If you have any access requirements in order to attend the launch, please let us know when booking.