Sustainable Producing with HOME

Carmel Smickersgill, Tours & Activities Editor

An Introduction to Sustainable Producing at HOME Manchester, Manchester 22 April 2021 Entrance is free — Visit now

Introduction to Sustainable Producing is a workshop exploring just some of the ways we can make theatre work as green as it can be. Alongside HOME, the indefatigable Josie Dale-Jones of ThisEgg and co-director of Staging Change will be opening our minds to some of the small changes theatre makers can implement, from encouraging a climate aware culture in rehearsal rooms to persuading venues to cut down on their use of plastics.

The producing of a show can reflect the ethos of the people making the show

In the workshop you will be finding creative ways of producing shows in a way that it can have the biggest impact it can, with the smallest footprint. From the moment the idea wants to become a thing, to when it meets the audience, and when it’s all ‘over’, you will discuss the ins and outs of what it means to produce a show in the context of the climate crisis. The producing of a show can reflect the ethos of the people making the show and in a climate aware world it’s no longer acceptable to be complacent abut the impact your work is having.

Staging Change is a grassroots artist-led organisation which supports theatre makers responding to the climate crisis and encourages sustainable producing. As storytellers, they have a unique capacity to explore key issues with audiences both on and off the stage.

An Introduction to Sustainable Producing at HOME Manchester, Manchester 22 April 2021 Entrance is free Visit now

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