Nelson, BC workshop helps emerging performing artists take their show on the road

Register for the BC Touring Council’s On the Road Touring Workshop, June 7 and 8.

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Aspiring, emerging artists can train and work alongside creative performing arts professionals in an exciting new workshop from the BC Touring Council.

On the Road: A Touring Workshop for Aspiring, Emerging Performing Artists, comes to the Adventure Hotel in Nelson, B.C. June 7 and 8.

Through the two-day workshop, the BC Touring Council aims to increase opportunities for artists 18 to 34 years old who have mastered the basic techniques of their art form and want to learn more on their way to a professional career. Agents, managers and other industry professionals are also welcome to expand their touring knowledge.

What you’ll experience: Experienced industry professionals from various fields and specialties will cover a wide range of topics across the two days. Workshop sessions include tour planning, attending industry and contact events, career and financial management, marketing and promotion, applying to showcases, and more.

Pitch & Perform: Participants are invited to participate in five-minute Pitch/Perform sessions and receive feedback from trainers. Often featured at industry events, Pitch/Performs offer an opportunity to showcase their talent to buyers.

How to register: Register for On the Road by Friday, June 2. Registration is free for BC Touring Council members (membership is $57.50 per year). Learn more at bctouring.org or visit on Facebook.

On The Road Touring Workshop is a component of the Aspiring Emerging Artist Program presented by the BC Touring Council in partnership with the BC Arts Council and the Province of BC as part of the Creative Futures Initiative.

The BC Touring Council is a non-profit charitable arts service organization that supports the successful and sustainable touring and presenting of the performing arts in British Columbia.

 

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