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.


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.

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.

Web accessibility legislation: are you covered? (Texthelp)
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Web accessibility legislation: are you covered? (Texthelp)

Around 10% of the world's population, or roughly 650 million people, live with a disability. When it comes to accessing online information, barriers for people with disabilities still exist, and as more services move online it becomes increasingly important to address web accessibility issues. In fact, did you know that you could be breaking the law if your website or app is not accessible?

Webinar: Boards and Leadership with ITC
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Webinar: Boards and Leadership with ITC

Emma Rees (Theatre Centre), Ali King (Turtle Key Arts and ITC Chair) and Kate Organ (Cultural Consultant) present their experiences and thoughts on governance and leadership especially at this difficult time, chaired by Charlotte Jones (ITC).
June 2020

Webinar: Managing Uncertainty with ITC
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Webinar: Managing Uncertainty with ITC

Exploring how to manage in these uncertain times with guest speakers Emma Hogg (Wildworks), Kevin Dunn (ITC) and Gareth Nicolls (Little Earthquake and ITC Board) chaired by Charlotte Jones (ITC)
May 2020

Webinar: UK Touring with ITC
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Webinar: UK Touring with ITC

A discussion on what UK Touring could look like post lockdown with guest speakers Mark Makin (Makin Projects), Jan Ryan (UK Arts International) and Chris Lloyd (Red Ladder Theatre), chaired by Charlotte Jones (ITC).
June 2020

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.