The Producers Forum is open to anyone with an interest in producing working across the professional dance, opera and theatre sector. Individuals may be employed or freelance producers, programmers for venues or creating and producing their own work, as long as they have an interest in the sector and wish to be involved.
Attendance of the forums is free for FST members as part of their annual membership fee. Non members are also welcome to attend for a fee of £10 for one forum meeting or £16 for both events taking place in the year (inclusive of VAT).
The Next Producers Forum will be held on 29 June 2017, venue tbc.
If you wish to register your interest in the Producers Forum, please email firstname.lastname@example.org Please specify special access requirements.
The minutes from the most recent Producers Forum on 10 November 2016 at The Gaiety, Ayr, are available to download here.
Minutes from the previous forum meetings are available to download below:
- 9 June 2016 Producers Forum, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, minutes are available to download here - agenda included feedback from two working groups, Producers Best Practice and Co-creating Work.
- 25 November 2015, at Dance Base, Edinburgh- agenda included discussions around best practice regarding contracting producers and co-created work, with Kieran Hurley and Stephen Greenhorn (Scottish Society of Playwrights) present. Forum members also contributed to an update of the Producers’ Skills Audit which can be downloaded on this page, once you have logged in as a member.
- 4 June 2015 at Tron Theatre, Glasgow - agenda included an update from the four Creative Scotland funded Producers Hubs and their role in supporting the producing network in Scotland, with Jaine Lumsden from Creative Scotland also giving an update
- 11 September 2014 at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh - agenda of this joint forum, with Creative Scotland and Institute for Capitalising on Creativity, included presentations from Robert Delamere (Digital Theatre), Lesley Anne Rose (Stellar Quines Theatre Company), IP lawyers David Gourlay (MacRoberts) and Sheona Burrow and Philip Hannay (both from Cloch Solicitors) with a focus on IP and going digital.
- 4 December 2013 at CCA, Glasgow - agenda included Richard Findlay attended to lead a discussion and answer questions around IP.
- 6 June 2013 at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh - agenda included a presentation from Lucy Mason on her research on Producing Hubs for Creative Scotland.
All Forum meeting operate under Chatham House Rules and attendees agree to the terms and conditions.