Producer Eleanor Lloyd observed it took much less time to raise £100k from donors for commercial transfer than to raise £15k from ACE #sb14
— James Hadley (@JamesSHadley) June 19, 2014
The day continued with a series of presentations:
The Executive Director of the National Theatre discussed how the organisation has produced its own commercial transfers in recent years, sharing the lessons that have been learned on that journey and how their model might be scalable for smaller organisations.
A money decision is an arts decision. : Nick Starr #SB14
— Gary Thomas (@GSThomaswriter) June 19, 2014
Robert Noble, Managing Director and Producer of Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures dance company, told theatre consultant Sean Egan how the company has developed a model that combines commercial investment with Arts Council funding.
“We’re not contaminating subsidy with commercial investment” – Robert Noble #sb14
— Hannah Tookey (@hannaheugenie) June 19, 2014
Peter Wilson and Jo CrowleyCommercial producer Peter Wilson and producer of theatre company 1927, Jo Crowley, revisited their discussions about a possible West End transfer of The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, looking at why the venture never came to pass.
— Joanna Ridout (@joannaridout) June 19, 2014
“Organisations are just heaps of bricks until someone breathes life into them” Peter Wilson on commercial/subsidy #sb14
— Jake Orr (@jakeyoh) June 19, 2014