This one week course offers you an A-Z of producing your first piece of fringe theatre. From working out what’s the best business model for your group or organisation, to planning your production and finding a venue, to budgeting, grant applications, fundraising and marketing.
The course is made of up of five separate sessions:
Day 1 – STARTING A THEATRE COMPANY
Day 2 – PRODUCTION PLANNING
Day 3 – BUDGETING YOUR SHOW, AND FUNDRAISING FROM INDIVIDUALS
Day 4 – FUNDRAISING FROM ORGANISATIONS AND THE ARTS COUNCIL
Day 5 – MARKETING AND PR FOR LIVE PERFORMANCE
Each of the separate days can be booked as an individual stand alone workshop or booked as a whole week.
Individual sessions – £60
Full Week – £240 (5 days for the price of 4)
50% off for any additional places booked by members of the same company (i.e. £30 for individual sessions or £125 for the full week)
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Please click here to see our full list of upcoming workshops. Instructions of how to book will be found on the event listings.
Flavia Fraser-Cannon was, until recently, the in-house Producer and Head of Marketing at Theatre503. Flavia produced and curated regular short plays event The Miniaturists 2006-2013 at Arcola Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, The Liverpool Everyman and Latitude festival. She was a member of the core team at Guerilla Science 2010 – 2013. She was awarded a Society of London Theatre Stage One apprenticeship bursary in 2008 and worked for over a year for West-End producers ATG, Mark Goucher and Mark Rubinstein Ltd on shows such as Sunset Boulevard, West Side Story and La Clique. Read more.
Buffy Sharpe has trained and tutored in Enterprise Start-up, Creative Thinking, Creative Businesses and Social Enterprise for the Prince’s Trust, Keeping it Simple Training, In-Biz and the Hammersmith and Fulham New Deal for Communities; she is also a librettist and playwright and runs a successful opera production company, Eclectic opera.