Resources - Touring

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.

Resources & Advice on green practice
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Resources & Advice on green practice

A list of useful links and resources on green practice for venues and touring companies, provided by Julies Bicycle.

Routes In: A guide to getting new work programmed in the North of England, by Venues North
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Routes In: A guide to getting new work programmed in the North of England, by Venues North

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 technical rider by house
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Sample technical rider by house

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

Show Report
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Show Report

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.

Technical Requirements form
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Technical Requirements form

This form is sent from Oxford Playhouse to visiting companies prior to their performances, in order to gather related technical information.

Things to think about when you’re playing out
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Things to think about when you’re playing out

Katy Snelling, the Programmer of Oxford Playhouse and Burton Taylor Studio, gives some advice about things to consider when programming outdoor work for your venue.

Top ten press tips
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Top ten press tips

Ten top tips for press liaison and campaigns from house Associate Journalist Catherine Love.

Top Tip for touring to Libraries from Wizard Presents
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Top Tip for touring to Libraries from Wizard Presents

Following an extensive tour of I Beleive in Unicorns to both libraries and theatre spaces, Danyah Miller from Wizard Presents shares her top tips for companies and artists looking to do a similar model.

Top tips for applying for Strategic Touring funding from Arts Council England
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Top tips for applying for Strategic Touring funding from Arts Council England

Michelle Dickson, Director, Touring, for Arts Council England has listed 14 tips to consider when thinking about applying for Strategic Touring funding.

Top tips for rural touring
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Top tips for rural touring

Janice Brittain, Tour Booker for Farnham Maltings, gives her top tips for companies thinking about touring rurally.

Touring budget template
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Touring budget template

This template is a starting point from which to create a touring budget, and will help you to remember all-important costs such as insurance and PRS. Salaries in this budget are based on ITC rates as at September 2015.

Venue contract template
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Venue contract template

Our editable venue contract gives an idea of the typical clauses found in agreements between artist and theatre. Companies can also edit and use this contract to issue an agreement to the presenting venue.