Resources

On this page, I’ve curated resources that I feel will be useful to performers.

Do check back from time to time as I add new links and offers periodically – also, if you have a resource you love, please do let me know.

(NB some of the links below are affiliate links and I earn a small commission – however, I will never recommend anything I don’t believe in).

 

Website building & design

Performers – get a beautiful and simple site up and running in days for the amazing price of £250 with my trusted web designer. Intererested?
Drop me a line.

 

Recommended Reading

Check out my bookshelf for useful and inspirational reading:

Do your own PR
How to be an artist
Bird by Bird
Purple Cow
Get everything done and still have time to play
The $100 Startup
The Elements of Style

 

Articles & Free E-Books

Article: Get More Clients by Collaborating with Other Artists
Article: Seven Objections to Networking

 

Budgets & Finance

Sample personal budget for you to download and fill in.
Self employed cashbook and tax calculation template.

 

E-courses

‘How to Enjoy Networking’ is now live.  You can work through the e-course at your own pace and it will revolutionise how you feel about networking!

PS  Should you wish to set up your own e-course, I can highly recommend CourseCraft – I did extensive research on e-course platforms and found them to be good value and very responsive.  (referral link above)

 

Recommended Companies, Services, Apps

Tax & Finance Help: Sansdrama are offering their accounting app free for a year to drama school graduates.  (I haven’t used it myself but it looks good and their website has a lot of good info.)

Canva – For a non-designer like me, Canva revolutionised my world.  Having tried and failed to get my head round various design programmes, I found Canva very user-friendly.  It has it’s quirks and frustrations like any software, but I highly recommend it for design-dummies like myself.

 

Cool Stuff

Coming soon

 

Useful Links

ITC
The Independent Theatre Council is the management association and industry lead body for performing arts organisations and individuals working in the field of drama, dance, opera and music theatre, mime and physical theatre, circus, puppetry, street arts and mixed media. They have a lot of advice on their site including draft contracts.

Arts Council England
– includes ArtsJobs & ArtsNews lists & Funding

 

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