Booking and Tour Management for the Performing Arts

ISBN-10: 1581150954

ISBN-13: 9781581150957

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Rena Shagan

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Solo artists and performing groups of all types will find everything needed to book performances, build tours and succeed on the road in the third edition of this classic reference.
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List price: $24.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.75" long x 5.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Rena Shagan is President of Shagan Associates, Inc., a company that markets performing arts companies for touring in the United States and abroad. She has been a consultant and lecturer on booking and tour management techniques to numerous organizations nationwide, including the Los Angeles Music Center and Ballet Theatre Foundation. She is a former professional dancer and has been general manager of a number of dance companies. She is the author of the book Two Journeys, and a contributing author to Marketing the Arts and Poor Dancers Almanac. nbsp;

Editor's Notes
Touring: An Overview
Booking: An Overview
Preparing a Budget for Touring
The Booking Brochure
Targeting the Presenter
The Nitty Gritty of Booking
Booking Meetings
Tour Management
Trends for the Future
What Presenters Need from Artists
Touring from a Technical Viewpoint
The Road Show Abroad
Touring: The Artist's Viewpoint
Sample Contract with a Technical Rider
Sample Contract with a Separate Technical Rider
Sample Technical Rider
Sample Letter of Agreement
Tour Manager's Resource Kit
Performance/Residency Checklist
Performance/Residency Information Packet
Activities Information Sheet
Residency Calendar
Presenter Questionnaire
Tour Schedule
Request for Promotional Materials
Technical Information Questionnaire
Technical Glossary
Selected Bibliography
About the Author
List of Exhibits
The Planning Process for Touring
The Booking Process
Tour Management Model
Worksheet for Projecting Realistic Travel Costs
Sample Booking Brochure
Page from a Presenter Directory
A Booking Calendar
A Presenter Record
A Follow-Up Letter
A Booking Conference Floor Plan
The Tour Manager's Timetable
The Residency Calendar
The Tour Schedule
Sample Preview Book Information
Sample Booking Conference Information Sheet
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