D&G Arts Live Call for Touring Companies

Deadline: 19 November 2018 at 17:00

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Live is looking for companies interested in touring the region from March to August 2019.

D&G Arts Live works in partnership with a network of venues, artists and promoters to facilitate the programming of quality touring performing arts in Dumfries & Galloway.

This is a call out for theatre, dance, music, comedy and spoken word interested in touring the region from March to August* 2019.

The opportunity is two-tier as for events not directly programmed by us, we offer a risk-free opportunity for the region’s venues to host your show by offering Support for Ambition funding which underwrites the event. Here DGAF collate a menu of shows available to the venues with guidance and suggestions from our Director, Dani Rae.

To apply, please complete our online form https://podio.com/webforms/18179991/1221661

Location: Dumfries & Galloway

For further information, please contact programme@dgartsfestival.org.uk (programme@dgartsfestival.org.uk), or call 01387259627, or visit https://www.dgartsfestival.org.uk/arts-live/

  • * Excludes dates for Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival 24 May – 2 June, 2019.

Photo caption: Within this Dust presented by Shaper/Caper is amongst the theatre we have supported in Dumfries & Galloway as part of the Arts Live Autumn/Winter 2018/19 programme.

Our supported theatre programme helps touring theatre companies visit the region, and helps independent promoters to stage professional theatre.

Our role in this is to connect theatre companies to venues and promoters to arrange small tours in the region.

  1. * Guarantee artists fees, working on a ticket split with the venues.
  2. * Provide marketing support for the events.
  3. * Provide advice on programming marketing or technical production.

Once a date is confirmed the venue promoter we are working with takes prime responsibility for the staging and promoting the event.

If you are a venue and/or promoter and would like to be part of the  scheme, please either sign up for free membership first or contact the Arts Live Office for more details. We will then send you information on companies looking to tour.

Some examples of theatre supported in the region previously ;

  • Catherine Wheels Theatre Company:Pondlife
  • Company of Wolves : A Brief History of Evil
  • Cultured Mongrel Dance Theatre: Experts in Short Trousers
  • Dance Ihayami: Silent Space
  • Farnham Maltings Theatre presents Yørgjin Oxo
  • Fire Exit: The Course of True Love
  • George Egg: Anarchist Cook
  • Ishbel Mcfarlane:O is for Hoolet
  • Jango Starr: One Man Shoe
  • Ludens Ensemble: Macbeth Without Words
  • National Theatre of Scotland present Kai Fischer’s Last Dream (On Earth)
  • National theatre of Scotland The 306 : DAY
  • National theatre of Scotland: The Strange Undoing of Prudentia Heart
  • ‘Owdyado Theatre presents A View from the Edge
  • Paines Plough: Every Brilliant Thing
  • Rapture Theatre: Democracy
  • Starcatchers & Branar Teatar Do Phaisti:  The Shape of Things.
  • Starcatchers & Curious Seed: MamaBabaMe
  • The Man Who Followed His Legs (and kept on walking)
  • Theatre Fideri Fidera presents Oskar’s Amazing Adventure
  • Tortoise in a Nutshell presents FISK