Here is a fund-raising book that incorporates the fun and excitement of live theatre! Readers will learn how others have raised significant sums and created enduring community experiences by producing shows. Step by step, this volume covers everything needed to raise money by putting on a show: securing production rights; choosing material; selecting a venue; managing a budget; scheduling rehearsals; dealing with children on stage; using musicians, building sets; handling stage lights; publicizing a show; working with attorneys, accountants, and agents; and much more. Readers will learn how to save time, save money, and increase profits for their organizations and causes while having a great time. Anecdotes from producers, directors, and participants share the successes, failures, and near misses of those who have been there and a wealth of resources for show management is provided. Anyone considering live performance as a way of raising money must have this comprehensive guide. The book is aimed at non-professionals, making the complex details of theatrical production and fund-raising accessible to the layperson.
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(228mm x 153mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - Gail Brown
Gail Brown is a former elementary school teacher and veteran fundraiser. She has overseen more than 100 productions, raising money for community and educational projects. Colleen Schuerlein is a teacher, minister, and fundraiser. She has produced events with well known speakers and artists such as the Neville Brothers, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Kenny Loggins, Gary Zukav, and many others. She has developed numerous fundraising programs and trained and managed hundreds of participants and team leaders for local and global events.