What We Do


 

Here are some examples of the type of things we do but we are always up for a challenge large or small and we like new things and new ways of working, it keeps us fresh and excited about what we do.

 


 
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Producing


 

Our team can provide scheduling, budgeting, fundraising and overall support in the practicalities of running a small company.

 

We help companies and artists build strategic partnerships with venues, promoters and funders both in the UK and worldwide. This might include introducing you directly to theatre managers and funders or representing your work as part of our portfolio of Artists.

 

Touring is a significant part of what we do. This can be simply booking tour dates for a specific show or might cover the whole tour process, including marketing, press and tour management. We work with small to large-scale venues throughout the UK and internationally.

 

We provide overseas tour booking and management services to UK artists and companies, as well as helping to bring non-UK companies and artists into the UK. This includes representation at key market places such as IPAY, APAP and The Edinburgh Fringe.

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Programming & Project Management


 

We support venues and festivals through programming advice or to help develop a particular area of their programme.

 

Some of our programming work includes REACH, WordPlay our partnership with Leeds Libraries, our Partnership with Northern Ballet, and the New Realities project.

 

We are highly experienced project managers and are particularly good at managing large-scale outdoor projects. We worked with Liverpool Capital of Culture in 2008 and I-Move, the Cultural Olympiad project for Yorkshire in 2012.

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Commissioning


 

We commission work for specific projects we may be working on. Currently  this includes Kicking and Screaming, a new show by Tangled Feet and a new work by Chris Thorpe & Hannah Jane Walker both for REACH which we are working on in partnership with ARC in Stockton, as well as several other commissions to be revealed for other large scale projects later in 2015.

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Making


 

As well as producing for a range of exciting artists and companies, we also produce work under our own banner of Dep Arts Productions. This started in 2013  with our first show The Enough Project directed by Alan Lane and written by Emma Adams & Cathy Crabb. We are currently working with Leeds based Theatre Company Slung Low to make a brand new children’s show The Emergency Story Penguin which is on tour this Spring (2015). We also have a number of new shows in development for 2016.