Putting on a Show
Marketing Your Show
A handy timeline for getting your show into Basement so you don't forget a thing! Read the Marketing Timeline in the Marketing Your Show section for a specific guide to marketing.
Three Months Out
Create a budget for your show and have a meeting with Basement staff.
Have an information meeting with the Programming team.
If you are inviting schools then contact them now.
Send our Ticketing & Front of House Coordinator your images (check out Making Your Marketing Collateral for sizes), 100-word blurb and completed iTicket form. We can
then get your tickets live! The Ticketing & Front of House Coordinator will give you a date for when we need these by.
Two Months Out
Contact APRA for music rights, they will send you a form to fill out.
Three Weeks Out
Send invites out for opening night and record them on the handy comps list template
in Basement’s Google drive (Basement's Ticketing & Front of House Coordinator will send this link to you).
Book reviewers for opening night.
Give Basement's Technical & Facilities Manager your technical requirements if you have anything tricky in terms of set or lighting design.
Two Weeks Out
Send out a reminder to all those people you invited to opening night encouraging them
to respond if they haven’t already.
One Week Out
Have a pack in meeting with Basement's Technical & Facilities Manager.
Send out a reminder of the date and time of the show to those people who have RSVP’ed to opening night.