Resources

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.


Helpful advice for touring technicians
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Helpful advice for touring technicians

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.

house marketing copy template
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house marketing copy template

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.

house marketing pack guidance
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house marketing pack guidance

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.

house press guide
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house press guide

A guide to all things press related for companies and venues alike, created by the house press officer.

How to create Front of House video promotions
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How to create Front of House video promotions

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.

How to Write a Press Release
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How to Write a Press Release

A really useful factsheet from IdeasTap with tips on how to write an effective press release.

How to write a project budget
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How to write a project budget

Tips and a template from IdeasTap on how to write a budget and what to remember!

Hunt and Darton Toolkit
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Hunt and Darton Toolkit

A brief guide from Hunt & Darton on how they set up their pop up art installation in a high street shop.

International Touring Checklist
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International Touring Checklist

Tips from house programme manager Mark Makin on what to consider when touring work internationally.

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)

Julie’s Bicycle Practical Guide: Team Engagement
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Julie’s Bicycle Practical Guide: Team Engagement

A guide for how to engage colleagues and collaborators with your environmental commitments and initiatives.

Via Julie's Bicycle (juliesbicycle.com)

Leeds Playhouse Guide to Dementia-Friendly Performances
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Leeds Playhouse Guide to Dementia-Friendly Performances

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.

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 Campaign Template
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Marketing Campaign Template

A template marketing campaign that can be used for a show, project or season. Created by house's marketing coordinator, Nadia Niesterowicz-Newstead.

Marketing captioned performances
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Marketing captioned performances

A document of useful advice and links on how best to promote a captioned performance.