This is a sample contract which can be adapted for use when employing a freelance technician.
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.
Easy fundraising ideas and resources, trust and foundation grants and free online funding finders and fundraising websites to help you secure charity funding and grants, from the low workload, easy to use and completely free CEF online toolkit.
Copy and paste link if button not working: https://www.charityexcellence.co.uk/Home/FundingFindersResources
If you own a creative work, you might be able to achieve more with the idea by reimagining it in a different form; for example, as a podcast, online event or by licensing the work to someone else to produce. While this is not a new concept, it feels particularly relevant in the current context.
This resource is not intended to be a definitive ‘how to’ guide. Rather we hope it will spark new ideas and confidence by offering some things to consider, case studies and further reading.
To download the word document, copy and paste this link into your browser: http://housetheatre.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Getting-mileage-from-your-artistic-ideas-a-guide-word.docx
Including some green clauses in your rider can be a powerful communications tool and encourage change towards a more sustainable touring sector across the venues and events you play at.
In this document, there are some ideas for 'green' clauses for inclusion either in a standalone Green Rider or as part of your tech or hospitality riders.
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This is a resource designed to support theatre companies and artists create a COVID-19 risk assessment. Risk assessments are important to make sure all risks have been considered and precautions have been put in place to reduce risk.
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.
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 in 2013.
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.
Closed captioning allows you or another meeting attendee, assigned by the host, to add closed captioning in a meeting.
Copy and paste link if button broken: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/207279736-Getting-started-with-closed-captioning
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!
Tips from house programme manager Mark Makin on what to consider when touring work internationally.