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Date / Time: Tuesday 16th April

Duration: 10.30 - 13.00

Venue: Leicester Adult Education College

Practitioner: Elin Schofield

Starting Out as a Director and/or Assistant Director

Location: Leicester Adult Education College

Room: E1

Starting out as a Director and an Assistant Director can be a challenge.

So let's talk about it. 

From where to look for Assistant Director roles, to how to raise funds to direct your own work, this workshop will cover as much ground as possible and aim to share tips and tricks to give emerging directors and assistant directors ideas about how to find and make work beyond the festival.

Elin is a Director, Movement Director and Facilitator. She is the co-founder and company director of award-winning company & NSDF-Alumni, Footprint Theatre. 

She has directed work at theatres including: Sheffield Theatres, Theatre503, Camden People's Theatre, New Diorama, Royal Exchange and HOME. 

She has assistant directed work for companies including: Sheffield Theatres, Paines Plough, Slung Low and Freckle Productions.