Watch Again - Writing an Arts Council Budget

This Mind the Gap session will cover how to write a budget for your Arts Council England application, what to include, how to price up fees, how to incorporate in-kind support and other key aspects of budgeting. There will be a chance for individuals to ask questions.

South East Dance Senior Producer, Lou Rogers

Lou is Senior Producer, Artist Development at South East Dance. She worked first as a performer and maker and then a producer and has worked in the arts professionally for over 25 years. Lou graduated from The University of Birmingham with a degree in dance and continued her training in performance at ALRA in London. After a successful performance career Lou realised that producing was much more fun than touring. She was previously producer with Rifco Arts and Stopgap Dance Company

Alongside her role at South East Dance, Lou is a freelance producer and currently works with Lila Dance, Flexer & Sandiland, small performance adventures and MakeAMPLIFY. She also runs her own production company – Hubble Bubble Productions which focusses on integrated work made with disabled and non disabled performers.

Lou has been successfully applying for Arts Council funding since 2008.

Watch again - Writing an Arts Council Budget

Watch and listen again: Mind The Gap 2021 – a beginners guide to working in the dance industry

The 2021 Mind The Gap programme spanned a total of five months, and included 26 online workshops, advice sessions and discussions.

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Watch and listen again: Mind The Gap 2021 – a beginners guide to working in the dance industry

Watch again - Things I Wish I'd Known with Abi Mortimer

Join Director, Choreographer and Performer Abi Mortimer as she shares her experiences of starting her own dance company. 

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Watch again - Things I Wish I'd Known with Abi Mortimer

Watch again - Applying for Arts Council Funding for the First Time

Hear from South East Dance's Senior Producer Lou Rogers talk through everything you need to know about applying for Arts Council funding.

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Watch again - Applying for Arts Council Funding for the First Time