Tips for writing a tech spec, effectively communicating your needs to venues.
Resources - Technical
This is a sample contract which can be adapted for use when employing a freelance technician.
A sample risk assessment to accompany a touring technical specification, to assess and reduce any potential risks.
An example of a technical rider, used for a touring performance.
Show reports are intended to give the creative team and managers of a production a feel for how consistently the show is running and whether there are any concerns that need to be addressed. Remember that this is only one example- it is often helpful to check with the director/producer whether there is specific information they would like to see included. Any action points should also be mentioned to the person directly. This report can be used for a touring or resident show, and was created by Heather Rose from house.
This form is sent from Oxford Playhouse to visiting companies prior to their performances, in order to gather related technical information.