Het Amsterdams Kleinkunst Festival organiseert op 13 oktober 2019 in samenwerking met het Conservatorium van Amsterdam het seminar ‘Artist in Business’. Een dag vol zakelijke workshops voor (beginnende) artiesten en muzikanten.
Het seminar zal gehouden worden in het Engels! / This seminar will be held in English!
A full day of unique workshops for artists and musicians. About how to forward your entrepreneurial skills and better market your product. With special guests: Fay Claassen & Lenette van Dongen! Organized by the Amsterdams Kleinkunst Festival in collaboration with the Keep an Eye Foundation, the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. This seminar will be held in English!
What are you going to do this day?
As an artist you want to explore and master all the possibilities that the business side of cultural entrepreneurship has to offer. You can choose two business workshops of your preference and learn tips and tricks from our professional guest lecturers in a fun, light and interactive way.
# Online music streaming:
How do you earn money from music streaming? What is the best way to stream your music and how does financial transparency work? This workshop explains the possibilities and what the steps can be to stream your own music.
Lecturer: Marius van Reeuwijk (Digital music streaming expert)
# Career development:
How do you see yourself as an artist in business? How do you optimise your talents to guarantee stability in your work field? This workshop is about becoming aware of your own possibilities, strengths and challenges.
Lecturer: Anne van Rijn (Performing artist/Coach for artists and creative entrepreneurs)
If you have an idea or want to finance a performance, start a crowdfunding campaign! But how exactly do you do that? In this workshop you will go through all the steps you need to set up a successful campaign.
Lecturer: Alyssa Mahler (Crowdfunding @VoordeKunst)
# Pitch and present:
So what is your story? How do you present yourself as an artist? What sets you apart from other artists in the same field as you? It’s your story! In this interactive workshop you will be handed tools to write your own elevator pitch and learn ways to present yourself in a professional manner.
Lecturer: Astrid Rose (Head communication and marketing CvA)
# Press release:
How do you make an interesting text about your own performance? In this workshop you learn tips and tricks about creating your own press release.
Lecturer: Anouk Kragtwijk (Journalist @NRC)
# Press Photo:
What makes an image interesting? Why is it so important to publicize a good image of yourself?
Lecturer: to be determined
When and where?
October 13th 2019 - 10 am – 6 pm
Conservatorium van Amsterdam
Oosterdokskade 151, 1011 DL Amsterdam
Who can attend?
The workshops are offered to students and alumni of theater schools and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. The workshops are also accessible to professional performing artists and musicians. The seminar costs €7,50 (lunch included). The workshops have a limited number of places available.
Join in by filling out the online form, choose your favorite workshops and build your own success!