About to head off on your first tour? Or are you a producer working with a new technician on the road? This handy resource runs through some helpful pieces of advice to remember whilst touring with a production.
In the spirit of generosity, house has put together this resource section as a place where you can find and share documentation to support general working theatre knowledge and practice.
house is neither liable nor responsible for any use, misuse, miscommunication or misunderstandings from, or the content of any documents available to download.
Based on the document which we use for house tours, we have created a Marketing Copy template which is designed to ensure that all relevant brochure information is sent to the venue in a concise fashion first time.
Based on the packs that we create for house tours, we have put together this handy marketing pack guidance sheet which outlines the content needed to support the venue marketing team to better promote your production.
A guide to all things press related for companies and venues alike, created by the house press officer.
Head of Marketing at The Old Market Theatre in Brighton, Will Sawney, has created an easy to use document on how to create promotional videos for your venue.
A really useful factsheet from IdeasTap with tips on how to write an effective press release.
Tips and a template from IdeasTap on how to write a budget and what to remember!
A brief guide from Hunt & Darton on how they set up their pop up art installation in a high street shop.
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)
A guide for how to engage colleagues and collaborators with your environmental commitments and initiatives.
Via Julie's Bicycle (juliesbicycle.com)
Leeds Playhouse have produced an excellent document on how to produce and run Dementia Friendly Performances at venues, with top tips including how to select the show you wish to adapt, how to sell the show, and how to prepare the space.
As well as becoming an accessible space for those who are D/deaf or disabled, Dementia Friendly environments mean even more audiences can enjoy the shows that take place at your venue.
A few tips with quick and easy changes to make sure your web content is accessible to all.
A template marketing campaign that can be used for a show, project or season. Created by house's marketing coordinator, Nadia Niesterowicz-Newstead.
A document of useful advice and links on how best to promote a captioned performance.