Artist Workshop: Arts Council Applications
Artist Workshop: Marketing Your Work
Tuesday 11th May 11am & 6pm supported by artsdepot.
Are you a creative struggling to kick-start your own work? Are you lost with how to apply for a funding bid?
Chalk Line Theatre are hosting two workshops in collaboration with artsdepot to provide artists with the opportunity to develop their funding bid writing skills. The workshops will include a detailed step by step breakdown of how to write an under 15K ACE bid. It is also a chance to ask any questions or discuss concerns you have surrounding this topic.
Tuesday 18th May 6pm supported by artsdepot.
This workshop is an introduction into essential marketing tools needed to promote a successful production.
This is an entry level workshop for emerging artists / companies who want to pick up new skills and approaches to promoting their work or brand. It will tackle how to write a press release and engage with reviewers, different ways of marketing your show, branding, and how to make your copy / poster image stand out.
Join in for a relaxed discussion in which Sam and Vikesh will share their first-hand experiences of running a theatre company over the last four years. It is a chance to ask any questions or discuss concerns you have on this topic.
Artist Workshop: Forming a Theatre Company
Tuesday 25th May 6pm supported by artsdepot.
This workshop is for anyone thinking about forming their own theatre company and looking for advice on where to start. It is also for anyone who wants to explore whether creating a company for their work is the right step to take. It will give an insight into the logistics of running a company and what this entails as a business.
Join in for a relaxed talk in which Sam and Vikesh will share first-hand experiences of running a theatre company over the last four years. It is a chance to ask any questions or discuss concerns you have surrounding this topic. This workshop will also be useful for solo artists who would like further information into how to run a production company.
Are you a working-class creative who’s struggling to get your own work off the ground? Are you feeling a bit lost or overwhelmed with applying for funding to support the project? Unsure of how to engage press and make your work stand out from the seemingly endless number of other shows?
Well, Chalk Line Theatre are hosting three workshops in collaboration with COMMON, one of the UK’s leading arts organisations who specialise in supporting greater socio-economic diversity, to provide working-class artists with the opportunity to develop their skills in self-producing in a supportive and collaborative environment.
Each workshop will last for 2 hours and offer a detailed overview on the following elements:
- The process of how to write a strong application to Arts Council England for
£15,000 or under.
- How to write a press release and engage with reviewers to encourage them to
attend your show.
- How to make your work stand out from the crowd.
The workshops are an introduction into some of the vital skills needed to produce your own work. Supported by the Pleasance Theatre, Chalk Line and COMMON present three workshops on the following dates and times:
14th February 15:00-17:00pm
19th February 14:00-16:00pm
21st February 14:00-16:00pm
There are 20 spaces available for each workshop. The people chosen for these workshops will be selected at random once everyone has expressed their interest. The sessions are free, and we want to make sure it is available to everyone. Please let us know about any additional access needs you may have, and we will aim to provide support to ensure everyone is accommodated.
The deadline to sign up is the 07/02/2020.
Click here to signup!