10 June 2018 to 16 June 2018

Sunday, 10 June

19:00-21:00

Welcome dinner

Monday, 11 June

9:30-12:00

What we all bring
Introduction to the Campus and to each other; warm-up exercises

Mentors:
Mary Ann DeVlieg - Independent consultant and activist, Italy
Nan van Houte - IETM, Belgium

12:00-13:00

Situation of the performing arts in Croatia
An overview on the situation of the performing arts in Croatia with Igor Ružić of Rijeka 2020.

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:30

The business of international cooperation I
Where it all starts. Basic information for successfully internationalising your career, organisation and company (relation building, cooperation projects, touring).

Mentor: Ruth Collier - Independent art consultant and project manager, Belgium

16:30-16:45 Break
16:45-18:15

Presenting ourselves I
Each participant gets 5 minutes to present her/himself, her/his work and dreams.

18:15-19:15 Exercise
19:30-20:00 Have a drink with a tutor
Your moment to share your questions and doubts and to receive an advice in a small group with one of the tutors.
20:00-22:00 Dinner

Tuesday, 12 June

9:30-11:30

Curation in an international context
How to develop artistically-curated international programmes: the needs of the presenter, the needs of the artist; tackling political/regional difficulties; longer-term collaboration; relations with audiences etc.

Mentor: Gundega Laivina - New Theatre Institute of Latvia / Homo Novus Festival, Latvia

11:30-11:45 Break
11:45-13:15

The business of international cooperation II
When it comes to money (fundraising, budgeting).

Mentor: Ruth Collier - Independent art consultant and project manager, Belgium

13:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-15:45

Presenting ourselves II

15:45-17:45 Preparation time (cases/panels)
Free time to prepare your personal case for the pitch and/or the panel with your co-participants.
17:45-19:15

Presenting ourselves III

19:30-20:00

Have a drink with a tutor

20:00-22:00 Dinner

Wednesday, 13 June

9:30-11:30

The artist in the International
The strategies of a producer on how to support emerging artists to best do their work and attract attention and growing demand.

Mentor: Farooq Chaudry - Akram Khan Company, United Kingdom

11:30-11:45 Break
11:45-13:00

Preparation time (cases and panels)

13:00-14:00

Lunch and bus trip to Rijeka

14:30-17:00

Ethics (open space)
Where do we position our work in the bigger picture, in a fast changing world? Topics will represent tutors’ and participants’ interests.

With all mentors

17:00-18:00

Have a drink with a tutor

18:00-22:00

City trip and dinner in Rijeka

Thursday, 14 June

9:30-11:00

The business of dance
The management side of artists’ support: strategies and negotiating.

Mentor: Farooq Chaudry - Akram Khan Company, United Kingdom

11:30-13:00

Working with people out there
Engagement with communities, audience development and how this can be done in an international perspective: combining the local and the international.

Mentor: Gundega Laivina - New Theatre Institute of Latvia / Homo Novus Festival, Latvia

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:30

Defend your case (aka the elevator pitch)
Interactive exercise in small groups. We all have a case to defend be it to a sponsor, a politician, a festival director or else. Each participants defines the recipient she/he wants to win for a certain case and tries to persuade her/him.

With all mentors

16:30-16:45 Break
16:45-17:45

Wrap up and on demand
What did we learn, what did we experience so far, what would we still like to discuss?

17:45-19:15

Preparation time (panels)

19:30-20:00

Have a drink with a tutor

20:00-22:00 Dinner

Friday, 15 June

9:30-10:30

Small group sessions on topics to be defined.

10:30-13:00

Participants’ panel I
Participants have prepared a panel discussion of 50 minutes, including time for Q&A, on a topic of their own choice.

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:30-17:30

Participants’ panel II

18:00-19:00

Final group session: certificates and feedback

19:30-20:00

Have a drink with a tutor

20:00-22:00 Dinner

Saturday, 16 June

10:30-12:00

Breakfast and farewell