Genre: Conference with speech-to-text
Conference 18: Adapt & Thrive will examine how changing artistic, business and operating models in the theatre sector are impacting on how we build, adapt and run our theatres so they are fit for purpose and continue to thrive.
The conference will look at how we can ensure our theatres remain viable in challenging economic times and how we can continue to invest in renewal of our theatre infrastructure.
Joining Michael Ellis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism and Cameron Mackintosh, Producer and Theatre Owner will be speakers from Bristol Old Vic, arguably the country’s longest continuously operating theatre and Manchester’s Factory, probably the newest, discussing how they are adapting to new artistic and business models.
Emma Stenning, Chief Executive, Bristol Old Vic and Jack Tilbury, Director at consultancy Plann will share their experiences of working together to increase the viability and revenue at Bristol Old Vic. John McGrath, CEO & Artistic Director Manchester International Festival / Factory will talk about creating the UK’s most flexible performance venue at Manchester’s Factory.