Friday, August 20, 2004

TheatrePEI’s “Producing: The Business of Theatre” Seminar

Saturday, October 2nd
10 AM - 2 PM
UPEI

Need a producer for your next production or event?  Ever wanted to produce a play but wasn’t sure how to proceed?  What does a producer do, anyway?

TheatrePEI is offering a short practical seminar that discusses the various responsibilities and duties of the Theatre Producer.  Created for anyone thinking about starting a theatre company or producing a show, the main focus of the seminar will be on the basics of planning, preparation, budgeting and scheduling.


Topics will include:

<ul><li>Who are you? - Creating Your Company:  organizational structure; job descriptions</li>

<li>What Do You Want to Present? - Analyzing the Idea: Can the show work? Are theessential resources available?</li>

<li>Making Your Vision Work - Planning from Pre to Post Production</li>

<li>Money Matters - Budgeting; Fundraising; Grant Writing; Ad Sales; Ticket Sales</li>

<li>Keeping the Production Under Control - Bookkeeping; Maintaining the Vision; Communications (production meetings, production notes); Determining Who Makes the Final Spending Decisions</li>

<li>Working with Volunteers - Recruiting and Keeping Volunteers</li></ul>

Theatre Producers Rob Thomson and Janice Petley will discuss all aspects of producing for theatre and will be available to answer your questions.  Refreshments will be served.

Seminar Fee: $15.00

Contact TheatrePEI to register: 894-3558 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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