Producing Like a Pro

WHEN
Thursday 28 February 6.30pm

WHERE
Gasworks Theatre

RUNNING TIME
60 minutes, no interval

TICKETS
Full $25
Concession $20
Early Bird $20

Early bird tickets available until 15 January

Gold Pass eligible

ACCESS
Wheelchair Accessible

Gasworks Arts Park and MILKE Present

Producing Like a Pro

Have you got a show coming up? Do you get overwhelmed with the producing side? Looking for better more productive ways to produce your next show like a pro? In this workshop Laura will show you how to do that and give you the basics in what you need to be more organised and professional in producing your festival season by getting on top of things sooner rather than later. We’ll look at the building blocks of producing within in a festival context, getting you excited about budgeting – oh yes it can be done – looking at marketing strategies for 2019 and how to master getting more bums on seats. This workshop is for self-producers, independent producers and artists.

Laura Milke-Garner

Laura Milke-Garner (MILKE) is an award winning producer, mentor and active advocate for the arts in Australia. She has been producing events, shows and touring productions for over 20 years. In 2008, she established her own company MILKE to help artists produce their work, while also providing 1:1 mentorship, workshops and online courses for artists and producers looking to develop their artistic careers.

MILKE has creatively developed and produced work for Sydney Opera House, Sydney Festival, Arts Centre Melbourne, Darwin Festival, Brisbane Festival, Brisbane Power House, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Laura is a proud Board Member of the Moosehead Awards and Golden Gibbo Award. She’s a regular host and facilitator for arts organisations across Australia, and has a previous career as a Radio Broadcaster in commercial and public radio. She currently produces her own podcast called Run The Show (hyperlink here http://www.milke.com.au/podcast/), interviewing producers, artists, and other creative practitioners about the their work, with a focus on the business that takes place behind-the-scenes in Australia’s creative industries.

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