Producer, Social media and Marketing Workshops - by Milke

Melbourne producer 'Milke'  brings workshops to Perth in November

Laura Milke Garner is a fantastic Melbourne based producer who has worked with Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Sydney Opera House. After a sell-out first round she brings a second series of workshops to Perth this November to help artists prepare for festival season.

Independent Producer Workshop

Have you recently registered your show at one of the major fringe festivals coming up and thought now what? Would you like to be ahead of the game and get skilled up in how to produce your show better?

This two-hour workshop will show you how to do just that and give you the basics in what you need to be more organised and professional in producing your festival season by getting on top of things sooner rather than later.

You will learn:

  • The four main building blocks of producing within in a festival context
  • Get you excited about budgeting – oh yes it can be done!
  • Look at marketing strategies for 2017
  • How to master getting more bums on seats.

To book your seat, click on your state below:

ADELAIDE: Independent Producer Workshop / Sat 19 Nov 9am - 11am

PERTH: Independent Producer Workshop/ Fri 25 Nov 11am - 1pm

More info at www.milke.com.au


Advanced Producer Workshop

This five-hour workshop is designed for artists who self-produce their work and for independent producers who produce work for others. This advanced workshop has been was created for artists and producers who have a few shows and festivals under their belt and want to step up their producing skills.

This is a "doing" workshop so be prepared to roll up your selves and get into it. You will walk away with a completed plan in place plus a clearer path of how to produce your next show bigger and better!

You will learn:

  • Strategic producing planning skills
  • Advanced budgeting techniques
  • Advanced box office tracking techniques
  • Advanced marketing skills for selling your show
  • How to find and nail future opportunities for your show

To book your seat, click on your state below:

ADELAIDE: Advanced Producer Workshop / Sat 19 Nov 12pm - 5pm

PERTH: Advanced Producer Workshop/ Sat 26 Nov 12:30pm - 5:30pm
MELBOURNE: Advanced Producer Workshop / Sat 3 Dec 12:15pm - 5:15pm


Social Media for Artists Workshop

Does social media sometimes feel like a drag and just another thing you need to do as an artist! Well, here’s the rub, social media ain’t going anyway it’s here to stay and the sooner you embrace it as an artist the better.

Would you like to learn tips and tricks on how to master your social media and how to set up Facebook ads properly... instead of just boosting posts, chucking money it and hoping for the best! Sound familiar? Then this is the workshop for you! It’s been designed exactly for artists and producers to show how to engage with online audiences and sell tickets to their show using social media.

You will learn:

  • How to properly promote your show through social media
  • The main social media platform you should master and why
  • How to run a successful Facebook ad to sell your show
  • Ideas on what to post and most importantly when
  • How to engage with your online audience
  • How to take the stress how of maintaining your social media

To book your seat, click on your state below:

ADELAIDE: Social Media Workshop/ Sun 20 Nov 9am - 12pm

PERTH: Social Media Workshop/Sat 26 Nov 9am - 12pm

MELBOURNE: Social Media Workshop/ Sat 3 Dec 9am - 12pm


Marketing Your Show Workshop

You have a show coming up, now is the hard part - how do you market your show? How to get people to come? Need some help?

This five-hour workshop is designed for artists who self-produce their work and for independent producers who produce work for others.

This is a "doing" workshop so be prepared to roll up your selves and get into it. We will be workshopping how to market YOUR show so you walk about with strategies to put in place in the lead up to your season.

You will learn:

  • How to find your audience
  • How to use technology to your advantage
  • How to be unique in a crowded playing field
  • How to write a marketing plan you will actually use!

To book your seat, click on your state below:

ADELAIDE: Marketing Workshop/ Sun 20 Nov 12:30pm - 5:30pm

PERTH: Marketing Workshop/ Sun 27 Nov 10am - 3pm