“Girls to the Front” & More Lessons from Punk Rock
This performance has taken place in the past
Question the rules! Smash the system! Have fun! Create sustainable, supportive rehearsal rooms by exploring employment law, workers’ rights and punk rock.
In this group session, playwright and director Eve Nicol will support you in writing a creative manifesto you can stand by. Understand how your unique values and limits as an artist can support the people you work with. Share experiences and resources to help others level up and achieve easy wins.
The final part of the workshop will be given over to one-to-one troubleshooting conversations with Eve.
A light-hearted and upbeat workshop to give you the confidence to reshape the industry.
This session will benefit those with experience in contracting, recruitment or running rehearsal rooms, including directors, producers and artists staging their own work.
This session will not cover profit-share agreements, funding applications or bad vibes.
About Eve Nicol
Glaswegian theatre director and playwright Eve Nicol works with ambitious organisations who want to impact the world and show audiences a good time. Her recent work includes directing the Scottish tour of Hannah Lavery’s The Drift for the National Theatre of Scotland, and the world premiere of I Can Go Anywhere by Douglas Maxwell for Traverse Theatre. Eve’s writing frequently includes a musical element, including her debut play One Life Stand for gig-theatre pioneers Middle Child, and the stage adaptation of Belle & Sebastian’s iconic album If You’re Feeling Sinister for BBC Arts and Avalon.
Eve is a Council Member of the Scottish Society of Playwrights. She worked in arts administration for seven years before starting her freelance career. As a self-producer, Eve has brought stories to pubs, fields and swimming pools across the UK.