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.


Use of Music in Performances
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Use of Music in Performances

Most companies use music in their shows. Have a look at this handy guide to find out more about declaring the music you use and when you need to get permission.

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.

Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit
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Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit

This toolkit has been produced by Voluntary Arts and Volunteering England to support small and medium-sized arts groups who struggle to improve the support they offer volunteers.

What is the Creative Case for diversity?
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What is the Creative Case for diversity?

In this publication, the Arts Council sets out and invites the arts sector to engage with a new and different approach to diversity and equality in the arts, which we are calling the Creative Case.

Why bother with cinema slides advertising live shows?
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Why bother with cinema slides advertising live shows?

Rebecca Butcher, Marketing Assistant at Hertford Theatre, has written about how best to utilise the pre-trailer period, when audiences are coming into your venue for a film.