PRODUCING AT NEW THEATRE

 

CALLING FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR JANUARY 2021


New Theatre is now calling for EOIs from production teams to be considered for a three-week slot from 4 to 23 January 2021.

Each year, New Theatre offers its January time slot for outside hire as a way of giving theatre makers an opportunity to produce in a large space with great facilities and support at an affordable price.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Use of our 44-seat theatre and 11 x 11m black box stage (capacity reduced due to COVID restrictions)
  • Access to the theatre for bump-in from 9am on Sunday 3 January 2021
  • Support of our Technical Manager for an 8/h call
  • Use of our stock set, sound and lighting equipment
  • Rehearsal room hire and theatre workshop, subject to availability @ $15/h or $100/d
  • Online ticketing, box office and front-of-house services

You will need to supply your own technical crew (stage management, bump-in team, and lx/sx operators).

You will be responsible for marketing and publicity, but we’ll support your production through our various social media platforms and marketing networks and our eNews which goes out to 5K+ supporters.

If you have any questions, including hire rates and fees, please contact: Gemma Greer, Theatre Manager: manager@newtheatre.org.au or 9519 3403 Mon – Fri, 10am to 3pm. 

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in hiring the theatre, please submit an Expression of Interest that includes:

  • a pdf of the script
  • a brief description of the play and the relevance of your show to New Theatre (for information about our history and ethos, visit the About Us page on our website)
  • biographies of key people involved (writer, director, producer, designers, cast)
  • proof of successful application for rights (if applicable)
  • technical requirements
  • marketing and publicity plan

Please send your EOI and submission to manager@newtheatre.org.au with JANUARY 2021 PRODUCTION in the subject line. Submissions close Sunday 4 October 2020. The successful applicant will be notified the following week.

Please Note: New Theatre is a COVID Safe business with set COVID Safe procedures in place that must be adhered to by all producers hiring the venue.