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Please join in our open, informal conversations exploring and sharing our experiences in theatre making and beyond!

 

More events to be announced soon - let’s continue the conversation...

 

We are looking at providing access for these sessions, please contact us with requirements, so that we can try and put things in place. action@scene-change.com

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  • DESIGN FEES: What is the sustainable economic model for design? | Tuesday 4th May | 7:30pm – 9pm BST
    DESIGN FEES: What is the sustainable economic model for design? | Tuesday 4th May | 7:30pm – 9pm BST
    Tue, 04 May
    Zoom
    04 May 2021, 19:30 – 21:00
    Zoom
    A conversation about a new model for Set and Costume Designer’s fees. What might more progressive, more accessible, and more inclusive approach look like moving forward? With an introduction to our S/C survey and an opportunity for Q&As.
  • WOMEN IN THEATRE: What is best practice? | Tuesday 20th April | 7:30pm – 9pm BST
    WOMEN IN THEATRE: What is best practice? | Tuesday 20th April | 7:30pm – 9pm BST
    Tue, 20 Apr
    Zoom
    20 Apr 2021, 19:30 – 21:00
    Zoom
    ALL are welcome for a conversation about women’s safety in theatre; a chance to openly interrogate systems and cultures, identify problematic areas and reflect on what might be better working practices in the future.
  • DESIGNERS’ TOWN HALL MEETING: Where are we now? | Tuesday 6th April | 7:30pm – 9pm BST
    DESIGNERS’ TOWN HALL MEETING: Where are we now? | Tuesday 6th April | 7:30pm – 9pm BST
    Tue, 06 Apr
    Zoom
    06 Apr 2021, 19:30 – 21:00
    Zoom
    A year on from the first lockdown, let’s all come together again to connect and discuss where we go from here. We want to share what Scene/Change have been working on and talk together about what might happen next…
  • PAST EVENT - Assistant and Associate - Job Descriptions
    PAST EVENT - Assistant and Associate - Job Descriptions
    Mon, 30 Nov
    Zoom
    30 Nov 2020, 19:30 GMT
    Zoom
    Join us for a discussion between Designers and Assistants on these key support roles. What is the difference between an Assistant and an Associate? Let’s try to clarify expectations and formalise our job definitions in order to better negotiate fair rates of pay.
  • PAST EVENT - Scene/Change x The Video Code | Imagining New Working Practices | 3pm - 4:30 pm
    PAST EVENT - Scene/Change x The Video Code | Imagining New Working Practices | 3pm - 4:30 pm
    Wed, 25 Nov
    Zoom
    25 Nov 2020, 15:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Join us for a discussion about working backstage in theatre, existing hierarchies, and encouraging positive change in the industry, with focus on the collaborative process and video as a young discipline.
  • PAST EVENT - Scene/Change x The Video Code | Building New Worlds | 3pm - 4:30pm GMT
    PAST EVENT - Scene/Change x The Video Code | Building New Worlds | 3pm - 4:30pm GMT
    Wed, 11 Nov
    Zoom
    11 Nov 2020, 15:00 – 16:30 GMT
    Zoom
    Join us in this informal conversation with set and video designers; share experiences and thoughts on how we can better understand and deepen the collaboration between set and video design.
  • PAST EVENT - How can we change the world of design for the better? | S/C with Devoted & Disgruntled | 10am – 2pm GMT
    PAST EVENT - How can we change the world of design for the better? | S/C with Devoted & Disgruntled | 10am – 2pm GMT
    Thu, 05 Nov
    Zoom
    05 Nov 2020, 10:00 – 14:00
    Zoom
    This is a unique opportunity to utilise Open Space Zoom with the brilliant D&D team. No topic is off the table, so please join us for this exciting community event!
  • PAST EVENT Scene/Change x The Video Code | Holding Open the Door | 3pm - 4:30pm GMT
    PAST EVENT Scene/Change x The Video Code | Holding Open the Door | 3pm - 4:30pm GMT
    Wed, 28 Oct
    Zoom
    28 Oct 2020, 15:00 – 16:30 GMT
    Zoom
    Introducing The Video Code, followed by a discussion on how can we encourage and support a more diverse workforce into the backstage industries, with a focus on access, mentoring and creating a sustainable career.
  • PAST EVENT - International Designers | 3pm – 4:30pm BST | Running time 90mins
    PAST EVENT - International Designers | 3pm – 4:30pm BST | Running time 90mins
    Thu, 15 Oct
    Zoom
    15 Oct 2020, 15:00
    Zoom
    A follow up to our first successful International Stage Designers Zoom, and an opportunity to hear from colleagues across the globe on what is both shared and different about our lives and practice! Hosted by Wilson Chin, Soutra Gilmour, Rae Smith and Anna Fleischle.
  • PAST EVENT - NOT Back to Work? | Part 2 | 8pm - 9:30pm BST | Running time 90 minutes
    PAST EVENT - NOT Back to Work? | Part 2 | 8pm - 9:30pm BST | Running time 90 minutes
    Tue, 06 Oct
    Zoom
    06 Oct 2020, 20:00
    Zoom
    Let’s talk about not going back to work yet, or maybe ever. How will we cope with a diverging experience - when we’re not all in the same boat anymore? How can we foster and sustain the potential for mutual support within our community?
  • PAST EVENT - PAY - Assistant and Associate Designers | 8pm – 9:30pm BST | Running time 90 mins
    PAST EVENT - PAY - Assistant and Associate Designers | 8pm – 9:30pm BST | Running time 90 mins
    Mon, 05 Oct
    Zoom
    05 Oct 2020, 20:00
    Zoom
    Let’s talk about PAY! Both Assistant and Associate Designers need their rates improving to fall in line with other theatre technical disciplines. Can we put together a transparent pay scale that protects a minimum wage?
  • PAST EVENT - Back to Work? | Part 1 | 8pm – 9:30pm BST | Running time 90 minutes
    PAST EVENT - Back to Work? | Part 1 | 8pm – 9:30pm BST | Running time 90 minutes
    Thu, 01 Oct
    Zoom
    01 Oct 2020, 20:00
    Zoom
    The first of us to go back will be setting a precedent. Let’s talk about going back to work, share our experiences, and use the power we have found in unity to make sure our voices are heard.
  • PAST EVENT - Props Makers | 3pm-4:30pm BST | Running time 90 minutes
    PAST EVENT - Props Makers | 3pm-4:30pm BST | Running time 90 minutes
    Thu, 30 Jul
    Zoom
    30 Jul 2020, 15:00 – 16:30
    Zoom
    An opportunity for the diverse group that is Prop Makers to share and discuss their past experiences, their current situations, and how we could protect and improve these together when productions resume. Panel includes Claire Sanderson, Bronia Topley, Sharon Foley, Carl Taylor and Lez Brotherston.
  • PAST EVENT - Collaborators in Conversation: Designers, Producers and Production Managers | 11am-12:30pm BST
    PAST EVENT - Collaborators in Conversation: Designers, Producers and Production Managers | 11am-12:30pm BST
    Thu, 30 Jul
    Zoom
    30 Jul 2020, 11:00 – 12:30
    Zoom
    Following on from a full-hearted discussion between designers and production managers, we now invite producers into the conversation. Please join us for this discussion between three of the key roles in creating any production with attendees from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • PAST EVENT - Making Work Outside the Black Box | 11am-12.30pm | Running Time 90 mins
    PAST EVENT - Making Work Outside the Black Box | 11am-12.30pm | Running Time 90 mins
    Tue, 21 Jul
    Zoom
    21 Jul 2020, 11:00 – 12:30 BST
    Zoom
    Join us for a discussion about creative process, action and collaboration beyond traditional theatre structures. Placing open-ended process at the centre of the conversation, we will discuss socially and politically engaged practice, self-initiated and participatory projects and creative collectives
  •  PAST EVENT - Diversity in Wigs, Hair, and Make-up | 4pm-5.30pm | Running Time 90 mins
     PAST EVENT - Diversity in Wigs, Hair, and Make-up | 4pm-5.30pm | Running Time 90 mins
    Fri, 17 Jul
    Zoom
    17 Jul 2020, 16:00
    Zoom
    Join us for this session where we will be discussing Diversity in Wigs, Hair and Make-up and working with different Hair textures. Hosting will be Kamanza Amihyia, Giuseppe Cannas, Cynthia De La Rosa and Carole Hancock.
  • PAST EVENT -  How to be Proactive! | 11am-12:30pm (GMT) | Running time 90 mins
    PAST EVENT -  How to be Proactive! | 11am-12:30pm (GMT) | Running time 90 mins
    Thu, 16 Jul
    Zoom
    16 Jul 2020, 11:00 – 12:30
    Zoom
    Join us for a discussion with artists and makers from various disciplines who all have experience in creating their own work, to spark new ideas and help us broaden the way we work and the kind of work we make. Panel includes Stella Kanu, Kate Tiernan, Elena Thatcher, Hannah Davey, Harriet Darling.
  • PAST EVENT - International Designers | 3pm-4.30pm (GMT) | Running Time 90 mins
    PAST EVENT - International Designers | 3pm-4.30pm (GMT) | Running Time 90 mins
    Wed, 15 Jul
    Zoom
    15 Jul 2020, 15:00
    Zoom
    Join us for an informal zoom conversation to share experiences and thoughts on the current situation and looking to the future. Hosted by Scene Change with international guests including Oroon Das, Susan Hilferty, Michael Levine, Clint Ramos, Ilmur Stefánsdóttir, Donyale Werle and David Zinn
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