Getting more mileage from your creative ideas: Producers Toolkit

Carmel Smickersgill, Tours & Activities Editor
Getting more mileage

Producers Toolkit – Getting more mileage from your creative ideas (without travelling an inch)   at HOME Manchester, Manchester 11 November 2020 Entrance is free — Visit now

HOME brings another creative mind to inspire producers at all levels, in their Producer Toolkit series. In this workshop you’ll explore ways of getting more mileage from your creative ideas, without limiting yourself to the traditional routes of touring and promotion.

Join Farnham Maltings’ International Producer, Hannah Slimmon to learn more about the different ways you can ‘tour’ your work internationally without travelling.

Licensing artistic works to local producers or translating stage shows to different media is nothing new, but it feels increasingly relevant at the moment in light of international travel restrictions and the ongoing climate emergency. This workshop will present a series of case studies, as well as the practical things you might need to consider and where to find more info. We hope it will spark ideas of how you can get your work out there in an appropriate and sustainable way.

The workshop is primarily aimed at self-producing artists working in theatre. However, a lot of the skills are transferable and would be relevant to those working in other art forms. In the current climate the arts needs to find new ways of bringing work to people in a way that has minimum impact on the environment, but also providing the audience with the same experience.

Tickets are available as ‘Pay What You Can’ with a suggested donation of £2.50. Getting more mileage from your creative ideas is just one of the many Producer Toolkit workshops happening over the autumn.

Producers Toolkit – Getting more mileage from your creative ideas (without travelling an inch)   at HOME Manchester, Manchester 11 November 2020 Entrance is free Visit now

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