About Workshops

Three Day New Producers' Workshop

Twice a year Stage One run a three day workshop for New Producers'. If you have ever wondered how to get a show from conception to a West End stage, then this is the course for you!  Over the three days you will cover all aspects of putting on a commericial production from; marketing & pr, to contracting, budgeting, rights, raising funds & looking after investors to equip you with all the tools you need to produce.  

Our next workshop will be taking place in May 2019. Applications will open on the 19th February 2019.

May Workshop 

Thursday 9th - Saturday 11th May 2019


Please note that subsidy is available for eligible candidates.  For more information please call 0207 557 6737 or email: [email protected]

Please log in or create a profile to access more resources, and application forms currently available.


The workshop is generously supported by the Society of London Theatre.


Apply for the Workshop

To apply to the next Three Day New Producers' Workshop, you'll need to become a Stage One member. Becoming a member offers you opportunties and resources, as well as allowing you to build your own Producer profile. Applications for the May 2019 workshop will open next year.



Workshop delegates last year

Applications open 2019!


Assistance Fund Discount Available



The three days cover all aspects of “how to put on a West End show”. The topics covered include: Overall Financial View of Productions; Setting Up Producing Entities’ & Acquiring the Rights for a Play; Touring & Co-Producing with a Regional Theatre; Speed Networking; Royalties; Tax Relief; Marketing; Raising Funds & Looking After Investors; Contracting West End Theatres and How to Engage with Stage One in the Future.

There will also be many opportunities to network with delegates and industry professionals.

We start all three days around 9am every morning. Thursday ends at around 8pm, Friday will end at 10pm and Saturday’s presentation will finish at 12pm however you will also attend a matinee performance on the Saturday afternoon so depending on the show you will leave around 5pm on Saturday.

It is vital you are prompt and attend all presentations scheduled. You will have the option of not attending the Saturday matinee performance but unfortunately we will not be able to issue a refund for this.

The cost of the workshop is £425 but we do have some assistance funds in place to offer  up to a 50% discount for producers who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford it. For more information please call 0207 5576737.

Sign up as a Stage One member to find out all application opening dates as well as receiving our newsletter filled with ticket offers and opportunities. You can sign up by clicking HERE and don’t forget to follow us on social media! @StageOneNewProd