Where Do I Begin? Producing for the StageOrganised by: Bhumi Collective
Performed by: Mohamad Shaifulbahri
Have you thought about producing your own dance or theatre work for the stage but not sure where to begin?
Have you wondered what the role of a Producer entails?
This 5-session workshop is an introduction to the workings of the performing arts industry in Singapore with sessions looking into how venues operate, budgeting, funding opportunities and marketing a show.
Participants will get a chance to look at case studies, discuss and dissect sample budgets from actual productions and a 1-hour 1-on-1 consultation with the trainer, Shai.
Shai is a creative producer and arts educator from Singapore who is currently based in London. He holds an MA in Creative Producing from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He is also a TEDx Speaker (TEDxRoyalCentral School - Topic: "Diversifying, Diversity - Tomorrow's Theatre Today").
He founded and was the Artistic Director of Yellow Chair Productions and now serves as Joint Artistic Director of Bhumi Collective, which staged its debut production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016.
In the UK, his credits include:
bhumi , Last of Their Generation (Edinburgh Fringe), Bunker Without Borders (The Bunker Theatre), PIAF (Charing Cross Theatre), everything that rises must dance (Resolution 2016)
In Singapore, his credits include:
Every Brilliant Thing, Ikan Girl (Bhumi Collective), The Last Five Years, Off Centre, Those Who Can't, Teach (Yellow Chair Productions), Lord of the Flies, Everything but the Brain (Sight Lines Productions)