På turné i Kina

På turné i Kina

Eric Messerschmidt, direktør for Dansk Kulturcenter i Beijing, fortæller her, hvad du skal gøre – og IKKE skal gøre, hvis du gerne vil på turné i Kina med din forestilling.

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Case – Teater Freeze Productions

Video in DANISH In this video Hanne Trap Friis talks about a very successful collaboration that her company did with the National Theatre of Greenland. www.freezeproductions.dk

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From the sector – fairs

The creative producers Karen Toftegaard and Gitte Nielsen went to Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017. This report is made to help anyone who considers attending Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a production: Guide to Edinburgh Festival Fringe – WILDTOPIA How to make the most out of some international platforms: More about Edinburgh, Cinars and Pams WILDTOPIA […]

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Post production

By Sofie Haag Working internationally is a big undertaking which involves many aspects, at all levels, from the ground up. A lot of preparatory work has has to go into the preparation, the strategy and execution, to set yourself up for success and avoid any pitfalls on the way. Nevertheless, the end is as important […]

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On the day of the performance

By Sofie Haag In this chapter we will talk about what to cover during the actual day of your performance. Once you get to this stage, you have probably spent many months preparing and planning for this day, and now it is finally here. As with everything, the secret lies in preparation and communication. The […]

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Your PR and communication strategy

By Sofie Haag Congratulations – you now have a confirmed engagement internationally! It could be your own production where you are responsible for all the promotion or a collaboration with a venue where they will provide PR and Marketing as part of the deal. It might be a showcase to present your latest work. No […]

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Technical planning

By Malco Oliveros The first principle to be aware of, as a touring company, is obviously that the technical setting must be simple. Famous and internationally acclaimed companies, however, might choose not to put limitations to the scope of the technical support of the show, and in a few cases the use of massive technical […]

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Tour planning

By Malco Oliveros AGREEMENTS WITH THE EMPLOYEES Nowadays most companies work with freelance employees (performers, musicians, technicians etc.). In some cases these employees live in a different city, and even in a different country from the company. Based on those circumstances, clear agreements must be made between the company and the employees about the conditions […]

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EU supported activities

By Kamma Siegumfeldt The Creative Europe Programme offers many possibilities for organisations that want to do a cross-border project. Getting support from an EU scheme can create possibilities for you and your partners’ ideas to flourish and develop to a level rarely possible with national or private funding. Plus you are guaranteed to get new […]

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International fundraising

By Kamma Siegumfeldt If you have come up with an idea for an interesting international project, there are many ways to go when looking for funding. But before you do be really clear about the idea and its partners. Big collaborative projects can take years to develop, and the budgets can be complicated. Be particular […]

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Economy and agreements

By Malco Oliveros ECONOMY Can I afford to perform internationally? The first thing to check if you have been offered the possibility to present your work on tour is whether it is economically viable at all. Very few companies manage to achieve financial profit from touring. For the majority, it is about making the costs […]

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From the sector – communication with the venue

Lars Vind Andersen from Danish Dance Theatre speaks about what is required to make international touring happen. www.danskdanseteater.dk

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Case – Asterions Hus

Tilde Knudsen from Asterions Hus tells about the companys international work and her experiences with being involved in an EU supported project. www.asterionshus.dk

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Case – Odin Teatret

Video in Danish Per Kap Bech Jensen speaks about how Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium Odin Teatret is based on international exchanges and about their involvement in EU supported projects. www.odinteatret.dk

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Guide to Danish platforms with international perspective

By Susanne Danig It is a good idea to start your preparations for your international work by attending some of the various Danish platforms that have an international angle and aim at inviting international programmers and promoters to see Danish performances. When international promoters come here to see work, they are already interested in what […]

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Co-productions and collaborations

By Susanne Danig This section will take you into the area of co-producing in an international realm. It is one of the most interesting aspects of working internationally and can give you many benefits. But it is also a demanding process. So you have to prepare for international co-producing by knowing the international market well, […]

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Guide to international platforms

By Susanne Danig This section is about gathering knowledge about the platforms for performing arts that exist out there: showcases, agencies, various organisations, residencies and educational activities. Dig in and investigate to learn more about this exciting part of our business. This is not a section that will cover everything (this is simply impossible). We […]

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Case – two-women-machine-show

Marie-Louise Stentebjerg from two-women-machine-show speaks about international collaboration as a cherished necessity. www.twowomenmachineshow.com

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Prepare your sales material

By Sofie Haag INTRODUCTION In this section we will cover what kind of sales material you need to promote your artistic work. Before you start, it´s important to have identified your vision, mission, passion, purpose, core values and target audience/customers. This is all part of your brand, who you are and what you stand for. […]

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Map your networks and contacts

By Susanne Danig This section is about how to map relevant networks and contacts, and how to investigate festivals and organisations/theatres to find the most relevant ones for you. Many performing arts people who want to work internationally are very much in doubt about where to start. There are so many possibilities and it can […]

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Case – Teater Refleksion

Video in DANISH: Lisbeth El Jørgensen from Teater Refleksion speaks about co-producing and other international activities. refleksion.dk

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From the sector – agents

Gitte Nielsen from Wildtopia speaks about how it is to work with performing arts agents. WILDTOPIA is a creative production and promotion company led by Gitte Nielsen and Karen Toftegaard. Producer Gitte Nielsen has worked 11 years with Kristján Ingimarsson Company including the time where the company experienced it’s international breakthrough with BLAM!. Karen Toftegaard […]

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From the sector – Tanzmesse

Video in DANISH: Jens Christian Jensen from The Project Centre at Dansehallerne speaks about the dance fair Tanzmesse in Düsseldorf and Danish joint participation. www.tanzmesse.com Slots – og Kulturstyrelsen on Tanzmesse    

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Get clarity on your brand

By Sofie Haag Have you ever wondered why it is that some artists and arts organisations have hundreds of thousands of followers online, always sell out their events and are fully booked many years in advance, and yet others – who are of the same artistic quality or even more experienced – struggle to get […]

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From the sector – residencies

Christine Fentz from Secret Hotel speaks about the value of residency stays. www.secrethotel.dk 

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Case – Limfjordsteatret

Video in DANISH: In this video Gitta Malling, artistic director of Limfjordsteatret speaks about the international activities of her theatre. www.limfjordsteatret.dk 

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Intro to working internationally

By Susanne Danig In some way all performing artists probably have an international perspective on their work. Creative artists relate to, and comment on the world they live in – and the world today is global. The world we live in and the art we encounter inspire us all. And we need to see the […]

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