Creator Stream 2018/19

The Creator Stream is for anyone looking to produce their own work or start their own theatre company.

1. Ready, Set, Show! Foundations of Indie Producing

An introductory level workshop for those with limited or no previous professional experience in the industry.

Topics covered:

  • Producing a Show vs. Starting a Company
  • The Fun Part: The 5 "Ws" and an "H" of Producing
  • "What" do you want to do? - Rights for creating, writing or adapting
  • "Where" do you want to do it? - Theatre, venue or site-specific
  • "Who" do you want to do it with? - Contracts, Agreements & Insurance
  • "When" do you want to do it? - Planning & Scheduling
  • "Why" do you do it? – Marketing & PR
  • "How" do you do it? – Budgets & Fundraising

2. The Artist as Entrepreneur

Established level for Intermediate Producers or self-producing artists looking to upgrade/update their producing skill set.

Workshops

Date and Time Location Workshop
Wednesday, September 5 pre-recorded webinar Grant Writing Information, with Pat Bradley (Ontario Arts Council)
Wednesday, September 12 pre-recorded webinar What Is Intimacy for the Stage?, with Siobhan Richardson (Intimacy Directors International)
Monday, September 24
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Toronto Marketing on a Dime: Promote Your Perormance to Your Audience, with Izad Etemadi
Tuesday, October 2 pre-recorded webinar Grant Writing Information, with Pat Bradley (Ontario Arts Council)
Wednesday, October 10
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Toronto Ready, Set, Show!: Foundations of Indie Producing, with Rachel Kennedy and guest Andrea Scott
Wednesday, October 24
4:00pm to 5:00pm
live webinar Perfect Ten: How to Write a Ten-Minute Play, with Dominik Loncar
Monday, November 5 pre-recorded webinar Grant Writing Information, with Pat Bradley (Ontario Arts Council)
Friday, November 9 pre-recorded webinar What Is Intimacy for the Stage?, with Siobhan Richardson (Intimacy Directors International)
Saturday, November 24
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Toronto Intimacy for the Stage for Directors, with Siobhan Richardson (Intimacy Directors International)
Tuesday, December 4 pre-recorded webinar Grant Writing Information, with Pat Bradley (Ontario Arts Council)
Wednesday, December 12
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Toronto Ready, Set, Show!: Foundations of Indie Producing, with Raeburn Ferguson and guest TBA

Monday, January 28
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Toronto Marketing on a Dime, with Izad Etemadi

For more information, contact our Community Outreach and Training Coordinator at outreach@theatreontario.org or 416.408.4556 x.10.

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