Getting work programmed is hard; getting new work programmed is even harder. Without a known title, famous actors or national reputation, persuading programmers to take a risk on your new show can be challenging. There is a sense of the touring landscape shifting, as we seek to find ways of offering audiences a deeper, more meaningful engagement with touring work, resulting in new and different relationships between artists and venues.

This guide has been put together to help artists and companies making new work overcome some of the barriers to getting their work programmed."

Cast are a part of Venues North and have contributed to Routes In, a document that offers insight into programmers and programming, and an overview on how we make our choices about the work on our stages.  Download this document via the link below.