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DANCERS DO BUSINESS

DANCERS DO BUSINESS 150 150 Supersteps

Cindy Claes

DANCERS DO BUSINESS

Fundrasing / All levels / 71 lessons / 3 hours

Overview

Learn how to successfully apply for funding. This course will give you the tools to write up a clear action plan and business strategy to get any of your projects funded.

Content

Each lesson will have a step by step video tutorial which will help you find the money to fund your project.

  • Welcome

  • 1.1 The 3D’s
    1.2 Values: Artist and Project
    1.3 Values – Exercice
    1.4 Yes AND vs Yes BUT
    1.5 Your WHY
    1.6 Public Money vs Business Support
    1.7 PS: only want to dance and not interested in choreographing or teaching?
    1.8 From Dreams to Action – part 1

  • 2.1 What are you selling?
    2.2 Resources: WHAT and WHO do you need?
    2.3 Audience / participants / clients
    2.4 How is your artistic expression enriching others?
    2.5 Findings the resources you need
    2.6 Timeline and planning in reverse
    2.7 Timelines explained
    2.8 Commercial sector
    2.9 From Dreams to Actions – part 2

  • 3.1 Collaborators
    3.2 Delegating
    3.3 Your dance company – part 1
    3.4 Your dance company – part 2
    3.5 Your dance company – part 3

  • 4.1 Partnerships – Intro
    4.2 C-B-A
    4.3 Artists are a solution
    4.4 Partnerships and building relationships
    4.5 Dealing with a NO
    4.6 Commercial Sector

  • 5.1 Intro
    5.2 What can you ask money for?
    5.3 Making a budget
    5.4 Budget template
    5.5 3x Budgets
    5.6 What if…?
    5.7 Sustainability and Consistent Income

  • 6.1 Funding Applications
    6.2 Guidelines – Deadlines – Word Counts
    6.3 Making a Budget
    6.4 Background, experience and achievements
    6.5 Proposed project and what do you aim to achieve?
    6.6 YOUR artistic / professional development
    6.7 Artistic Collaborators
    6.8 Partners
    6.9 Target Audience and Avatar
    6.10 Marketing Strategy
    6.11 Timeline and Activity Plan
    6.12 Evaluation
    6.13 Documentation
    6.14 Where to find pots of money I can apply for?
    6.15 PS: Fundings for Film

  • 7.1 Building your mailing list
    7.2 10000 likes and zero bookings
    7.3 Content – the WHAT
    7.4 the WHY
    7.5 Visibility, Engagement, Hashtags

  • 8.1 K, A, V and L for powerful communication
    8.2 Pitch your idea to outsiders
    8.3 Time Management
    8.4 Creating a Formula
    8.5 Procrastination
    8.6 YOUR deadlines

  • 9.1 Crowdfunding – Intro
    9.2 Choosing the right platform
    9.3 Setting up your page
    9.4 Rewards
    9.5 Timeline
    9.6 Strategy and Psychology
    9.7 Mindset
    9.8 Sharing and caring
    9.9 End of the campaign
    9.10 Last but not least

Cindy Claes' bio

Cindy is an artist wearing many hats: Choreographer & Director, Dancer & Performer, Dance-storyteller & Playwright, Dance Entrepreneur. Born and raised in Belgium, Cindy has been based in London since 2005. She is a true dance backpacker. She collected invaluable human experiences alongside her artistic path (USA, Jamaica, Europe, Trinidad, Africa, Venezuela, etc.).