Stage Management - Tackling Budgeting
Start:12 September 2013
Time:13.00 - 15.00
LocationEquity, Guild House, London, WC2H 9EG
A new series of free monthly networking and professional development meetings this Autumn for stage management. We are very aware that it can be very difficult to find training to improve working skills these days- especially at reasonable cost and designed especially for stage management. We have teamed up with the Stage Management Association to run a series of training and networking meetings where we will offer expert advice, tips and information in very convenient 2 hour meetings designed to fit around your work and other commitments. Bring a sandwich and we'll do the rest.
Free to members, £10 to non-members. places limited so reserve a space details below.
The First Meeting tackles the subject of budget and budgeting.
Did you know that the secret to making and running a great budget is information and research? (- both strong areas in the SM skillset already).
David Evans, Head of Production at National Theatre of Wales will be joined by Adam Burns and the SMA's Andy Rowley. We'll demystify the subject of budgets, and offer skills and tips to help you make and run your work finances with confidence. Ever wondered why lighting get all the bells and whistles while stage management make do and struggle to eek out their budget? This session could make your next production a whole lot less worrisome.
Session - 24th October: Technicians or Managers? How technical do SM's have to be in a new era of accessible technology? Employers and technical experts advise.
Session 3 - 14th November: Expanding work horizons: SM's and TV. A representative from BECTU will explain how the 'Visions' project is placing SM's in TV jobs, and explore the opportunities and routes for SM's into TV. Assisted by a Head of Production in TV production and experienced TV production staff. Find out what the opportunities are, about the possible jobs to aim for, and how you might fit TV work into your career.
Free to members, £10 to non-members. places limited so reserve a space:
email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information.
Please reserve a place for me on
All 3 SM Brunch sessions
I am an Equity member/ SMA member/ member of both
I am a non Member (£10.00 per session)