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:
21st July – Starting a Theatre Company (11am – 5pm)
22nd July – Production Planning (11am – 5pm)
23rd July – Budgeting and Grant Applications (11am – 5pm)
24th July – Fundraising (11am – 5pm)
25th July – Marketing and PR on the Fringe (11am – 5pm)
Workshops are led by Flavia Fraser-Cannon and Buffy Sharpe
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.
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.
Individual session – £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)
To book click here http://training.fingerinthepie.com/events/ for more information and to select the event you wish to attend.