In architecture, a nice is a separated area in a room for something specific, in business jargon it is a specialized part of the market. This perspective focuses on questions and decisions about finding your place within the performing arts market and shaping professional partnerships. As freelancers we are also entrepreneurs, so we need additional set of skills and knowledge to have sustainable careers. Through this perspective we can focus on organizational and economical aspects that frame our artistic work. We also need to know how the market is currently structured, so we can either find our way within it, or propose new dynamics.
What are the current regulations?
What institutions create the regulations?
How do I contribute within the market?
How much should I earn?
How much should I pay?
What kind of work can I offer? Who would want it?
How can I make my next project come true?
Kleinunternehmer? Or better create a GbR?
How do I organize my time outside the creative process?
What can I delegate? To whom?
What am I responsible of?
Hint: NRW Landesbüro Tanz (Link) gives phenomenal workshops and advice about these topics. Their office is in Cologne, so take advantage of this and get in touch with them!