LIMELIGHT ROOM 2019

Expression of Interest Information

Deadline for submissions - midnight Friday 31 August 2018

Want to stage your show in the LIMELIGHT ROOM in 2019?

The LIMELIGHT ROOM on Level 2 of LIMELIGHT ON OXFORD has up to 40sqm of performance space and seating for up to 50 people.

Patina Productions has been established by Julie Baz and Dave Jeffrey to curate, develop and support the shows presented in the LIMELIGHT ROOM.

Expressions of interest (EOI) for 2019 are now open 

We're seeking submissions for either two or three week performance seasons. We welcome applications from both emerging and seasoned indie creatives who can demonstrate the commitment, capacity and enthusiasm required to stage a world class indie show. We’ll consider anything from the completely experimental to the more conventional, including new and classic Australian and international works from all genres.

There's two options available to stage your show:

  1. In association with Patina Productions, or
  2. Presented by Patina Productions

OPTION 1: In association with Patina Productions

You are an indie producer and will provide:

  • A fully rehearsed and designed show
  • The creative team, performers and technical crew
  • Assistance with the marketing, publicity and promotion for the show
  • A commitment to follow the MEAA Independent Theatre Guide 2018

You will be provided with:

  • Access to the LIMELIGHT ROOM including lighting and sound equipment at specified times from the Sunday prior to the first performance to the Sunday immediately following the final performance
  • Box office admin including ticket sales, comps and giveaways and a front of house manager for each performance
  • Marketing materials, publicity and promotion for the show

How it works:

  • Shortlisted EOIs will be invited to the venue to discuss their show
  • Selected shows will enter into an agreement in association with Patina Productions with a $1,000 security deposit payable upon signing
  • Box office split - 70% Producer/30% Patina Productions
  • Performance days and times will be fixed at five performances per week - 8pm Wed-Fri, 2pm and 8pm Sat
  • Advertised ticket prices will be agreed between the Producer and Patina Productions within the following price ranges: $35-$45 full | $30-$38 conc | $26-$32 cheap Wed & previews

OPTION 2: Presented by Patina Productions

You are an indie writer, director, designer, actor or other creative. You have a show you would like to stage, with just yourself or some or all creatives attached. You would like Patina Productions to be the producer of the show.

Together with Patina Productions you will:

Patina Productions as the producer will:

  • Appoint a production manager
  • Set and provide the budget, infrastructure and other resources
  • Develop and implement the marketing, publicity and promotion for the show
  • Source venues for production meetings and rehearsals
  • Provide access to the LIMELIGHT ROOM including lighting and sound equipment at specified times from the Sunday prior to the first performance to the Sunday immediately following the final performance
  • Provide box office admin including ticket sales, comps and giveaways and a front of house manager for each performance

How it works:

  • Shortlisted EOIs will be invited to the venue to discuss their show
  • Selected shows will enter into an agreement with Patina Productions
  • The creative team, the performers and technical crew will each receive a nominal fee plus profit share
  • Performance days and times will be fixed at five performances per week - 8pm Wed-Fri, 2pm and 8pm Sat
  • Advertised ticket prices will be set by Patina Productions within the following price ranges: $35-$45 full | $30-$38 conc | $26-$32 cheap Wed & previews

What to include in your Expression of Interest

  1. Whether you are expressing your interest in Option 1 or Option 2
  2. Show title and the script (if applicable)
  3. Contact name, phone and email
  4. Preferred season dates between January and December 2019
  5. Any dates you can’t do
  6. Preferred season length – two or three weeks
  7. One line description of the show (tag line)
  8. One paragraph marketing blurb
  9. One page (max) description of the vision for the show
  10. Short bio for the producer (if applicable) and each of the creative team attached to date
  11. Assurance of the availability of any associated performance rights
  12. Any other relevant information/material

How to submit your Expression of Interest

Email two PDF documents to info@limelightonoxford.com.au

  1. PDF version of the script (if applicable)
  2. Submission information and any attachments (as one PDF)

Deadline for submissions - midnight Friday 31 August 2018

 

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