Consultancy Services Available:
With ten years experience of working in professional theatre and arts, I have skills related to the management and delivery of projects and events including:
Planning, delivering and evaluating projects on small-to-mid scales, on both short-term and long-term engagements. Experience includes theatrical events, festivals and education/outreach projects.
Planning and delivery of events, recruitment and line-management of events staff, liaising with contractors and service providers, on-site duty management and line producing.
Drafting of initial budgets, cash flow management, preparing of final accounts and management of purchase orders.
Creation of fundraising strategies, funding applications, securing in-kind support/sponsorship, donor management and completion of evaluations to funders.
TOURING & FESTIVALS
Touring small-scale work throughout the UK, applying to festivals across Europe (including Edinburgh Fringe), understanding audiences and requirements for transferring work to different countries.
PRESS & MARKETING
Devising of marketing strategies, expertise in online/social media marketing, liaising with press for maximum regional/national exposure, creation and delivery of marketing materials.
COPYWRITING & PROOFING
Overseeing of all marketing materials, preparing of speeches for various audiences, placing of articles/blogs in appropriate contexts for maximum exposure.
WEBSITE DESIGN & EMAIL SET UP
Creation of HTML-based websites, acquisition of domain names and hosting services, set-up of personalised email addresses, coordination of mailing list systems.
SCRIPT READING & DRAMATURGY
Providing feedback on script submissions and recommendations, contributing to dramaturgical development of work through direct engagement in sessions and arms-length observation.
FRONT OF HOUSE & BOX OFFICE
Overseeing large teams of staff to provide efficient and friendly service, coordinating and providing training for staff at all levels, providing reports to senior management to identify ways to improve efficiency and increase sales.
Education and Outreach Services Available:
In addition to the above, I also have experience in Education and Outreach work in various capacities, including:
Creating session plans for one-off and regular sessions with groups of various ages, catered to meet the needs of participants and clients.
Delivery of sessions to groups of all ages, understanding the needs of groups and individuals, developing skills and ideas in a fun and rewarding manner.
Working with FE/HE groups to explore in detail themes related to studied works, understanding of historical and contemporary theatre practice, leading on sessions designed to facilitate further learning and the development of work and professional relationships.
Able to tie sessions into curriculum-based learning objectives, exploration of transferrable skills developed through activities, suggestions for further reading.
EDUCATION PACK CREATION
Creation of documentation to be provided to groups and individuals for wider access to work, tied into (yet not dependent on) attendance at performances/workshops.
For prices of bespoke services based upon your requirements, contact Dan with an outline of your needs and delivery timeframe.