The producer plays a critical role in realising the vision and potential of a project. The producer oversees the overall production, monitoring and managing everything from the budget and contracts to securing venues, suppliers and gathering a team.
In this targeted, intensive workshop participants will develop and enhance their knowledge and ability in the key processes and practices in producing a theatre project ranging from negotiating deals, contracting, budgeting, raising funds and managing a team.
Miles Gregory is the Artistic Director and Founder of Pop-up Globe. He has formerly held positions as Director of the Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Artistic Director and CEO of The Maltings Theatre, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Regional Producer (Bristol) for Shakespeare's Globe, London, and as Artistic Director of the British Touring Shakespeare Company. He has directed over twenty professional productions of Shakespeare around the world including seasons in London's West End, UK national tours and site-specific productions. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Staging Shakespeare from Exeter University, and a PhD in Shakespeare in Performance from Bristol University.
Capacity is limited to 12 per person and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Pop-up Globe Auckland is a full-scale working temporary replica of the second Globe Theatre originally built by Shakespeare and his company in 1614, the result of ground-breaking international academic research. With a steel frame ‘skinned’ in plywood the Pop-up Globe fuses cutting-edge scaffold technology with 400-year-old designs and superb contemporary performances to create an immersive 360 degree experience unlike any other.