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.


Marketing form for visiting companies
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Marketing form for visiting companies

The Old Marketing in Brighton send visiting companies this form to obtain lots of essential marketing information. This pack gives a great outline of what a venue needs from a company to effectively promote their production.

Marketing is Dead, Long Live the Audience!
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Marketing is Dead, Long Live the Audience!

Presentation given by Jo Taylor of Lateral Thinkers to house venue programmers on Tuesday 20th November 2012.

Marketing Pack – Northern Soul
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Marketing Pack – Northern Soul

This is an example of a detailed marketing pack, which would be sent to venues on completion of booking a tour.

Marketing Pack – The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik
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Marketing Pack – The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik

This is an example of a high-quality marketing pack, which should be sent to venues on completion of booking a tour.

Marketing tactics for regional venues
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Marketing tactics for regional venues

Marketing tactics for regional venues according to regional venues

New Diorama Artist Development Programme
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New Diorama Artist Development Programme

A host of opportunities and unique strands of support for theatre companies, that aren’t on offer anywhere else in the UK.

Pay What You Decide Toolkit
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Pay What You Decide Toolkit

In January 2015 ARC introduced a Pay What You Decide pricing model on its entire theatre, dance and spoken word programme. Following a successful first year, we have published this PWYD toolkit to help other venues and festivals considering introducing PWYD pricing.

You can also download a Sample Audience Survey and Evidence Template from the ARC website at http://arconline.co.uk/get-involved/artists/resources.

Planning for the Edinburgh Fringe
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Planning for the Edinburgh Fringe

The notes in this document summarise some of the topics and discussions that took place at the NSDF/house ‘Edinburgh 2013: Start Planning Now’ IdeasTap Spa session with Michael Brazier [NSDF] and Mark Makin [house] on 10 October 2012.

PPL PRS: Application for Interpolated Music
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PPL PRS: Application for Interpolated Music

Most companies use music in their shows. “Interpolated” music is defined as music which is performed by or intended to be audible to a character in the theatrical production. Here's the application form from PPL PRS.

PPL PRS: Setlist for Incidental Music
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PPL PRS: Setlist for Incidental Music

Most companies use music in their shows. “Incidental” music is defined as music heard by the theatre audience as an accompaniment to the play, but which is not performed by, or intended to be audible to, any of the characters in the play. Here's the required form from PPL PRS.

Practicalities for Rural Touring
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Practicalities for Rural Touring

Highlights rural touring scheme, based across Cumbria, County Durham and Northumberland, have put together this list of practical considerations for companies touring rurally.

Producing and managing a project checklist
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Producing and managing a project checklist

Guidelines to producing and managing a tour - a simple checklist written by house's Mark Makin.

Production Hazard Assessment
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Production Hazard Assessment

This document is used by Oxford Playhouse alongside a risk assessment, to assess any hazards that may interfere with regular procedures at the venue during a production.

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.