The Business of Theatre. Experience in Russia and Abroad. A Meeting with Michael Monnie
With the support of Pro Helvetia Moscow
The Business of Theatre. Experience in Russia and Abroad. The Producer in the Contemporary World. Range of Obligations, Sphere of Responsibilities. A Meeting with Michael Monnie
This lecture consists of a presentation of projects by producer Michael Monnie (Switzerland) and a conversation about who the producer is in the contemporary world and what he does.
Director / Producer / Administrator: Differences and Peculiarities.
Stages of Work: Planning, Implementation, Completion.
Budget: Planning, Opportunities.
Tour-management: Estimates, Organization, Peculiarities of Work on Tour.
Michael Monnie is a producer, a leader of the Swiss 2b company who is responsible for the team’s administrative and touring activities. He also handles tours for the Swiss Nicole Siler dance company. He has worked with many producing agencies in francophone Switzerland, was responsible for the press relations at the international music festival in Verbier, and was engaged in crowdfunding for the As’trame charitable foundation. As an invited lecturer, he cooperates with the Higher School of Performing Arts in Lausanne and the Culture Valais association.
Alyona Yankelevich is a producer and a teacher at the Moscow Art Theater School. She graduated from the producing faculty of RATI-GITIS and the School of Theatre Leaders of the Moscow Department of Culture and the Meyerhold Center.