Resources - Companies

International Touring Guide
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International Touring Guide

An international touring guide written by Gary Hills for the caravan showcase (www.caravanshowcase.org.uk)

Making your website accessible
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Making your website accessible

A few tips with quick and easy changes to make sure your web content is accessible to all.

Marketing Pack – Northern Soul
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Marketing Pack – Northern Soul

This is an example of a detailed marketing pack, which would be sent to venues on completion of booking a tour.

Marketing Pack – The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik
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Marketing Pack – The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik

This is an example of a high-quality marketing pack, which should be sent to venues on completion of booking a tour.

New Diorama Artist Development Programme
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New Diorama Artist Development Programme

A host of opportunities and unique strands of support for theatre companies, that aren’t on offer anywhere else in the UK.

Planning for the Edinburgh Fringe
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Planning for the Edinburgh Fringe

The notes in this document summarise some of the topics and discussions that took place at the NSDF/house ‘Edinburgh 2013: Start Planning Now’ IdeasTap Spa session with Michael Brazier [NSDF] and Mark Makin [house] on 10 October 2012.

PPL PRS: Application for Interpolated Music
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PPL PRS: Application for Interpolated Music

Most companies use music in their shows. “Interpolated” music is defined as music which is performed by or intended to be audible to a character in the theatrical production. Here's the application form from PPL PRS.

PPL PRS: Setlist for Incidental Music
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PPL PRS: Setlist for Incidental Music

Most companies use music in their shows. “Incidental” music is defined as music heard by the theatre audience as an accompaniment to the play, but which is not performed by, or intended to be audible to, any of the characters in the play. Here's the required form from PPL PRS.

Producing and managing a project checklist
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Producing and managing a project checklist

Guidelines to producing and managing a tour - a simple checklist written by house's Mark Makin.

Production info sheet
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Production info sheet

Oxford Playhouse send this form to visiting companies to obtain production details, including information relating to any wraparound activities, merchandise, restrictions, and education work.

PRS form – Plays
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PRS form – Plays

An editable copy of the PRS form for Plays.

Sample artist contract
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Sample artist contract

A sample contract for hiring artists, based on the template used by makin projects [www.makinprojects.co.uk].

Sample deal structures for touring
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Sample deal structures for touring

A general outline of the standard deal arrangements for touring theatre productions in the UK.

Sample risk assessment
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Sample risk assessment

A sample risk assessment to accompany a touring technical specification, to assess and reduce any potential risks.

Sample technical rider by house
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Sample technical rider by house

An example of a technical rider, used for a touring performance.