CLASS: Producing Your Own Work

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Who could benefit from this course?

Have an idea for a show but not sure what comes next? This course is for aspiring theatre makers wanting to get their work on stage.

How does it work?

Theatre Maker & Creative Producer Amy Clare Tasker will guide you through how to produce your own work and the basics of starting a theatre company. Learn how to get a team together, how to find a platform for your show to be performed, and ways to extend the life of a new piece of work. Using past Pinecone Performance Lab productions as examples, Amy will take you through a timeline of a production from initial idea to first performance. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and open discussion.

This course takes place online via Zoom; please double check your time zone when booking.

What do you gain?

You will be provided with a guide to which tasks need to be tackled and what order they need to be addressed. You will get inside knowledge of how festivals and fringe venues in the UK support and programme new work. You will take the next steps on your path to becoming a confident self-producing artist.

Dates, Times & Cost

Saturday, 26 February 2022: 11:00am-1:00pm.

£9 early bird (book by 12PM on 14 February)
£10 regular price

Check out the other workshops in our self-producing series and save 10% when you book 2 or more workshops.


Alongside running Theatre Maker at The Cockpit, Amy is codirector of Pinecone Performance Lab and Voila! Europe Theatre Festival. With Pinecone, she writes, performs, directs, and facilitates the London Devised Theatre Intensive. Amy's latest show HOT (Helen of Troy) premiered at The Cockpit in February 2020. With Voila! Europe, she programmes and produces an annual festival of European Theatre. In London since 2013, her work has been seen at Rich Mix, Camden People’s Theatre, Theatre Delicatessen, LOST Theatre, Cockpit Theatre, Canal Cafe Theatre, Theatre Utopia, Upstart Theatre's DARE Festival at Shoreditch Town Hall, and the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival. Amy began her career in San Francisco, where she was artistic director of Inkblot Ensemble, and an associate artist with Cutting Ball Theater and EXIT Theatre. She graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in Drama, after a year at the University of Manchester as an international exchange student.

Connect: ​@AmyClareTasker #CockpitConnect