Role of the Producer

When:
September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2017-09-16T10:00:00-06:00
2017-09-16T16:00:00-06:00
Where:
Elevation Place, Room 212
700 Railway Ave
Canmore
Cost:
Free
Contact:

 

Join instructor Mark Hopkins for a workshop on the role of the producer. To secure a spot please e-mail info@pinetreeplayers.com to register.

Workshop topics include:

GETTING STARTED
-Choosing a play
-Writing a budget
-Making a production schedule
-Assembling a creative Team
-Booking a venue
-Safety & Insurance

MAKING THE PLAY
-Rehearsals
-Production meetings
-Marketing and publicity
-Selling tickets
-Tracking the budget

RUNNING THE PLAY
-Program
-Volunteer coordination
-Front of House & box office
-Backstage
-Documentation
-Emergency & cancellation plans

AFTER THE PLAY
-Strike
-Financial accounting
-Survey results
-Archiving

This workshop is sponsored by Pine Tree Players and Theatre Alberta, with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Christie Lites Sales.

About Mark Hopkins:
Mark taught a similar workshop with Pine Tree Players last year and we are happy to have him back. Mark Hopkins is a Calgary-based theatre artist and community-builder. He is the Co-Artistic Director of
Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre, Calgary‘s leading purveyor of fearless site-specific theatre. He’s also thrilled to be associated
with the Calgary Foundation, the Centre for Newcomers, Human Venture Leadership and VoteKit Calgary, and is the founder of We Should Know Each Other (www.wskeo.com). Some of Mark’s honours and awards include the Creative Placemaking Award (2016 Mayor's Lunch for Arts Champions), the Queen Elizabeth II
Diamond Jubilee Medal, Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 and the
Calgary Herald’s 20 Compelling Calgarians.