After an unprecedented year of political concerns and worrying shifts in our society and environment, we are inviting you to join us for a day of reflective provocations about working with uncertainty.
10.30 – 11.00 Registration with Tea and Coffee
11.00 – 12.00 Annual General Meeting
Including the presentations from ITC Board nominees
12.00 – 13.00 ‘Managing Uncertainty’ Panel: Shonagh Manson (Director Jerwood Foundation), Stella Duffy (Director Fun Palaces) Kenneth Tharp (Previously CEO of The Place) Mags Patten (Executive Director, Public Policy & Communication Arts Council England)
13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
Afternoon Breakout sessions:
Managing Morale In The Face of Uncertainty with arts consultant Carolyn Graham
Focusing on working relationships this session will explore how teams can cope with crisis and change, downsizing and restructuring whilst maintaining good communication.
More Than Surviving with Jonathan Petherbridge (London Bubble Theatre Company) Lynda Hornsby (Dark Horse Theatre Company) Chris Lloyd (Red Ladder) Sarah Nicholson (Orange Tree Theatre)
Looking towards Art Council England’s National Portfolio Organisation announcement in July, this session will be led by companies who have managed to continue their work after losing core funding and will consider how to rethink, reinvent and plan for survival.
Artists Responding To Global Challenges with Michael Chandler (Cardboard Citizens) Judith Knight (Arts Admin) and Joanna Ostrom from Good Chance
Climate change, refugee crisis, homelessness – After an unprecedented year of political concerns and worrying shifts in our society and environment this session will focus on artists tackling global issues and consider how the independent theatre sector can make a difference.
Each breakout session will be repeated
14.30 – 15.30 Breakout Sessions
15.30 – 16.00 Tea and Coffee
16.00 – 17.00 Breakout Sessions repeated
17.00 – 18.30 Networking Drinks Reception
AGM Board Elections
The notice and agenda for the morning's AGM is now available. We will be electing six ITC Board members. The profiles of those people who have chosen to stand and the Agenda can be found on the right hand side of this page. If you are unable to attend on the day but would still like to vote please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a voting form and return it by Monday 20 February.
The day will include lunch and a networking drinks reception at the Lyric. We ask members for a contribution of £35+VAT (£42) towards the cost of their place. Book your place now.