Have you ever thought about staging dance in your local
Who should you book? How do you market dance?
The National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF) is running a major three
year project which will substantially increase dance touring in
rural England, Wales and Scotland. Night Out is keen for some of
its promoters to take up this chance
If you are interested in being involved please contact Peter
Gregory in the Night Out office, 02920441340 firstname.lastname@example.org
The project will offer advice, support and a menu of dance
shows specifically chosen to suit village halls and rural venues.
There is the potential for promoters to get funding to go and see
work booking and the project aims to develop and supporting
volunteer village promoters to expand their appetite for
The first menu of work is available to download now.
The project will be delivered in partnership with one of the
UK's premier centres for contemporary dance, The
Place, independent theatre studio and development
specialists, China Plate and Somerset's rural
touring scheme and county dance agency, Take
"This is a really exciting opportunity to raise the quality
and range of dance work available to audiences living in rural
areas. The Initiative is also an invitation to dance companies to
discover the delights that rural touring can offer."
Marketing support will be provided by a
co-ordinator alongside 'Go & See' grants. Theseh will
enable less confident touring schemes wishing to promote dance to
either visit schemes who have a track record in putting on dance
shows or to invite a successful touring scheme promoting dance to