In the Heat of Our Own Pictures
The Performance Bridge [Getting on and off the Stage] is a curriculum
under development funded by the continuing education programme Leonardo
da Vinci of the European Union.
This new curriculum focuses on the needs of performers, i.e. dancers,
actors and musicians. It addresses both the young performing artists
in transition from school to their professional carreers and mature artists
in transition from the stage to other supporting professions in the theater.
We anticipate this curriculum being available to the profession by late
The goal and objective of The Performance Bridge [Getting on and off
the Stage] is to develop entrepreneur skills in the young artist and
mature artist enabling them to self-produce their own performances.
The curriculum will provide an overview of the following skills:
Stage Technical Skills: Lighting Design, Sound Design, Costume
Management Skills & Administration Skills : Project Management, Concept
Creation, Project Presentation, Budget Development & Accounting,
Graphic Design and Writing Skills, PR
IT Skills: Basic Computer Skills and Internet Skills
The methods of content delivery will be e-learning, online tutoring
It is not the intention of The Performance Bridge [Getting on and off
the Stage] to produce an expert in each of these fields but rather a
person knowledgable in handling these elements for creating and producing
performances of a theatrical context. Thus the delivery of the information
is the major challenge in retraining and expanding employability for
„The Performance Bridge“ in the Virtual World
„TPBLeap – Creative Futures“ is currently developed in the framework of
the Leonardo da Vinci „Transfer of Innovation“ programme.