The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd – no, wait, what?

You’ve chosen your text or idea for devising and you’re ready to start thinking about putting on that performance, but where do you start? Producing a show can feel like a daunting task, but many of us have done it and lived to tell the tale – so embrace your fear and use it to put on a damn fine show!

In this toolkit you’ll find some essential tips for taking that show from the page (or inside a box, wherever) to the stage, from finding a venue, sourcing funding and budgeting right through to getting the audience in through the door.

Because to (mis)quote a famous Buddhist saying, if you put all that work in to producing a show and there is no one there to see it, did it ever really happen?