Are you an aspiring, emerging performing artist, musician or band interested in touring? Join us at On the Road to learn about how presenters, schools and festivals book shows. From preparing promotional materials, to negotiating fees, from smart routing to hiring an agent, this workshop covers it all.
On the Road: Touring & Training Workshop
Wednesday, June 7
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
REGISTER NOW! Click here to register
FREE FOR BCTC MEMBERS
*If you represent an organization/group/band, you pay one membership fee of $57.50, which covers registration for your org/group/band). Deadline to register June 2.
Travel Subsidies Available
A limited number of travel subsidies are available to emerging artists living and working in BC. Amounts vary depending on location. See Travel subsidy eligibility here.
Sessions are led by an accomplished group of trainers including artists, agents and presenters and other guests.
Who should attend?
This workshop is geared to young, aspiring emerging artists interested in enhancing their touring knowledge. For the purposes of this workshop aspiring and emerging artists are those ages 18 to 34. Ideally, participants would have some touring experience, although it is not required.
Participate in a Pitch or Perform Sessions
Participants are invited to register to participate in five-minute Pitch or Perform sessions at the workshop. You will receive verbal, constructive feedback from our group of trainers. Often featured at industry events, pitch or performs offer a unique opportunity to promote shows/performances to potential presenters (buyers). They are also a great way to break into new touring markets.