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Pitch Yourself: Writing Proposals That Are Authentically You

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The Business of Theatre
 June 28, 2022
 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Pitch Yourself: Writing Proposals That Are Authentically You with Tanner Manson

Tuesday, June 28 – Online

Are you looking to produce your work with a local theatre company or venue? Are you applying for a residency? Chances are, you’ll need to prepare a pitch. In this workshop, we will discuss the process of pitching your company and work to various organizations, and how to execute a successful proposal.

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Communicate your value as an artist/collective
  • Assemble your support material
  • Effectively pitch and present your show/company/work 
  • Draft compelling proposals


Other Workshops in this Series:

June 1: The Business of Theatre with Andraea Sartison

June 22: Script to Stage – Theatre Behind the Scenes Panel



Tanner Manson (he/him) is a queer artist specializing in devised performance creation, poetry and physical theatre. He grew up in rural Manitoba and currently resides in Winnipeg, Treaty 1 Territory. He does a little bit of everything and loves everything a lot; from performing, to collective creation, to producing, to constructing sets, to constructing scripts. Tanner is co-founder of the award-winning Walk&Talk Theatre Company where he, along with his best pals and collaborators, create new music-theatre. Coming up, Tanner will be the Program Facilitator / Director for One Trunk Theatre’s Artist-In-Residence summer program. Some projects he’s been a part of include: The Woman & The Whale (Theatre Projects Manitoba – Climate & Main – Playwright), End of the Line,The Headliners, The Ballad of Johnny Boy, The Last Garden, KING (Walk&Talk – Co-Creator, Movement Director, Performer), Blink (W&T, One Trunk Theatre – Co-Artistic Producer, Performer), Knock Knock Ginger Series – Florist Follies (One Trunk Theatre – Creator/Performer), Romeo & Juliet (Shakespeare in the Ruins – Tour – Performer), Variations of a Patchwork Heart (TPM – Creator/Performer), FERN (University of Winnipeg – Director, Co-Creator, Performer) and Moving In Moving Out (Weather Parade Dance Theatre – Production Manager). He, with Walk&Talk have also held residency with the International Institute for Sustainable Development – Experimental Lakes Area.

The Business of Theatre
 June 28, 2022
 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.

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