Professional Development

We are committed to developing the touring sector in our region, and one of the ways we do this is by delivering a variety of development opportunities for both venues and artists from across the South East of England.

house training at The Vaults 2020

Throughout February, house will be hosting training for theatre-makers and producers in partnership with Vault Festival. Companies performing at the festival between Jan-Mar 2020 will receive a special offer concessionary ticket.


house touring trainingTouring to Regional Venues
7 February 2020, 11am-4pm
Time for Change, The Vaults, London
Mark Makin, house touring associate, theatre producer and tour booker will introduce you to the basic skillset and specialist knowledge that you need to successfully book a regional UK tour.
£12-£15 Register here

house touring trainingThe Art of Producing
8 February 2020, 10am-1pm
Forge, The Vaults, London
Producer Laura Woodward will lead you through a half-day session on the mysterious art of producing.
£10-£12 Register here

house touring trainingFunding Seminar with Arts Council England
13 February 2020, 2pm-4pm
Forge, The Vaults, London
Free funding seminar and surgery for arts organisations and individuals keen to know more about the Arts Council England funding streams and initiatives available including National Lottery Project Grants and strategic funds. Bring your questions!
Free event Register here

house touring trainingMarketing for Theatre-makers
15 February 2020, 10am-2pm
Forge, The Vaults, London
This half-day training session will teach you the principles of marketing and how to apply them to the arts.
£12-£15 Register here

house touring trainingIntroduction to International Touring
16 February 2020, 10am-12pm
Forge, The Vaults, London
International Producer, Hannah Slimmon, will take you through the whole journey from defining your international ambitions, to the practicalities of touring abroad.
£10-£12 Register here


Visit the Vault Festival website for more Workshops and Skills Sharing opportunities.