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Date / Time: Friday 19th April

Duration: 10.30 - 13.00

Venue: City Hall, Leicester City Council

Practitioner: Elin Schofield

Starting Your Own Company: how to make work and get off the ground

Location: City Hall 

Starting a company as a student or recent graduate can be daunting. Maybe you've made a show, or maybe you're just about to start but what about else comes with running a theatre company?

This workshop is for people wanting to learn more about how to start a company, how to build relationships with venues and how to market your work. We will share ideas and tips to help you get things off the ground.

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.