Dan Baker is a producer, project manager and consultant working in theatre and live arts. He is currently Creative Producer for Barbican Theatre, Plymouth.
Since completing his training on the MA Advanced Theatre Practice course at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 2009, Dan has produced a broad spectrum of work, including a variety of performances and large-scale events. Alongside his role at Barbican Theatre, Dan is a founder and Producer of Plymouth Fringe Festival and Toast, as well as being Producer for the Molinogroup. He has previously been Producer for Agent 160 Theatre Company, Associate Producer for Box of Tricks and Producer for EmptyBox Theatre.
Dan has delivered projects in various capacities for high-profile organisations including:
As well as managing projects and events, has also been invited to speak at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of Winchester and Plymouth University. He has written featured articles for Arts Professional Magazine and IdeasTap alongside his own blog - BurntArts - and has offered consultancy services to a number of emerging artists and companies in areas of producing, fundraising and PR/marketing.
Dan is also an experienced workshop leader, with a background in education and outreach work. Capable of delivering one-off or durational workshops or residencies, Dan has experience of working with groups with all ages and abilities - leading sessions as diverse as developing basic drama skills to facilitating sessions on producing and devising new work. He has also worked with students in Higher Education, delivering lectures around various aspects related to his own practice.
Should you have an interest in working with Dan in some way, then please feel free to get in touch with an outline of your proposal. Please be aware that, due to a high volume of ongoing projects, Dan cannot consider unpaid work at this time.
|2015||Producer||Outpost||New Model Theatre||Royal William Yard, Plymouth|
|2015||Producer||Much Further Out Than You Thought||the MolinoGroup||Underbelly @ 2015 Edinburgh Fringe|
|2015||Producer||Plymouth Fringe Festival||Toast||Various across Plymouth|
|2015||Producer||From Devon With Love||Barbican Theatre, Plymouth||Barbican Theatre, Plymouth|
|2014||Producer||Theatre Uncut Plymouth 2014||Toast / the MolinoGroup||Theatre Royal Plymouth|
|2014||Producer||[ art : weapon ] season||the MolinoGroup||Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter / New Diorama, London|
|2014||Producer||Outpost||New Model Theatre||Royal William Yard, Plymouth|
|2014||Producer||Fun Palaces||Agent 160 Theatre Company||Wales Millennium Centre|
|2014||Venue Manager||City Gate Ignite||Exeter Ignite Festival||The City Gate, Exeter|
|2013 - 2014||Producer||Desert||the MolinoGroup||Latitude Festival / UK Tour|
|2013||Producer||Theatre Uncut Plymouth 2013||Dan Baker||Theatre Royal Plymouth|
|2013||Producer||My Imaginary Friend Patrick Stewart (rehearsed reading)||Upstart Crow||Soho Theatre|
|2012||Producer||Theatre Uncut Plymouth 2012||Dan Baker||Barbican Theatre, Plymouth|
|2012||Producer||Agent 160 Presents Agent 160||Agent 160 Theatre Company||UK Tour|
|2011||Associate Producer||Head/Heart||Box of Tricks||UK Tour|
|2011||Producer||TS Eliot US/UK Exchange||Old Vic New Voices||Vineyard Theatre, New York|
|2011||Producer||Word:Play 4||Box of Tricks||Arcola Theatre|
|2011||Producer||Time Warner IGNITE 2||Old Vic New Voices||Waterloo East Theatre|
|2009 - 2011||Producer||Norman Shadowboxer||EmptyBox Theatre||2010 Edinburgh Fringe / UK Tour|
|2010||Producer||True Love Waits||Box of Tricks||European Festivals Tour|
|2010||Project Manager||First Time Voters||Bush Theatre / nabokov / DryWrite||Bush Theatre|
|2010||Producer||Word:Play 3||Box of Tricks||Theatre503|
|2010||Production Assistant||The 24 Hour Plays: Celebrity Gala||The Old Vic||The Old Vic|
|2009||Producer||Symposium: The Evolution Project||Old Vic New Voices||The Old Vic|
|2009||Project Producer||US/UK Exchange 2009||Old Vic New Voices||The Old Vic|
|2010||Producer||Ideas Fund Launch Event||Peter de Haan Charitable Trust||The Old Vic|
|2009||Producer||The 24 Hour Plays 2009||Old Vic New Voices||The Old Vic|
|2009||Artistic Board||Turbulence: A Festival of New Work||Central School of Speech & Drama||Central School of Speech & Drama|
|2009||Producer||England 2009||Dramatica Britannica||Central School of Speech & Drama|
|2009||Project Management Intern||PL:ay Festival||Low Profile/one.c||Plymouth College of Art|