Festivals: The Art of Programming

Young People in the Arts

Mixed Bill / Podcasts & Variety
30 Jan
Time for Change
19:00
£6.50
1hr 00m
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Festivals: The Art of Programming

Festivals take place across a wide range of art forms - visual art, theatre, dance, literature, film - as well as incorporating different mediums. They are a unique environment for programmers, as they can be an opportunity to take bold steps, reach audiences that might not attend conventional arts institutions and bring together unlikely pairings of work. But how do arts programmers select the performances and pieces to show?

Join us for a discussion about how arts festivals are put together and what’s needed to build an identity and brand across the festival programme. We’ll explore how current issues are tackled and what’s new in the field with a panel of arts festival programmers from across the sector:

India Crawford, Senior Producer and Arts Programme Manager at Brainchild Festival
Bec Martin-Williams, Head of Performance and Theatre at VAULT Festival
Stella Toonen, Arts Producer and PhD student at Tate and King's College London (chair)

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About Young People in the Arts

YPIA (Young People in the Arts) is a social network for arts professionals at the outset of their careers. We run a monthly programme of talks, debates and professional development opportunities in London and other cities in the UK.

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Festivals: The Art of Programming

Young People in the Arts

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Festivals: The Art of Programming

Young People in the Arts

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