Mark Makin pulls together his most helpful tips for successful tour booking.
Resources - Touring
Inspired by Routes In, directors of venues in Oxfordshire have put together guidance around their artistic policy, programming, and facilities for artists interesting in touring the county.
An example of a welcome pack for visiting artists and companies, from the team at Cambridge Junction.
Useful for both venues and companies, this email template acts as confirmation to a booking negotiation.
house use this form to confirm all details and pull relevant contact names and numbers together in one document. This is then shared with the venue
Form to send to venues to finalise a workshop booking agreement.
Including some green clauses in your rider can be a powerful communications tool and encourage change towards a more sustainable touring sector across the venues and events you play at.
In this document, there are some ideas for 'green' clauses for inclusion either in a standalone Green Rider or as part of your tech or hospitality riders.
Created by Julie's Bicycle
Tips from house programme manager Mark Makin on what to consider when touring work internationally.
An international touring guide written by Gary Hills for the caravan showcase (www.caravanshowcase.org.uk)
Highlights rural touring scheme, based across Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland, have put together this list of practical considerations for companies touring rurally.
Oxford Playhouse send this form to visiting companies to obtain production details, including information relating to any wraparound activities, merchandise, restrictions, and education work.
A general outline of the standard deal arrangements for touring theatre productions in the UK.
An example of a basic contract between a company and a venue.
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.