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Away  Day 08

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Away  Day 08 Away Day 08 Presentation Transcript

  • Spare Tyre community theatre without prejudice Board Away Day Saturday 1 November 2008
  • 2007 the theme was change management 2008 the theme is laying foundations for the future
  • Our Achievements 07 & 08
    • Recruitment
    • 2 new Trustees/Directors
    • 2 Patrons
    • New Administrator
    • Financial Stability
    • Revenue funding from ACE London Councils and LB Camden for 3 – 4 years
    • Increased reserves
    • Raised Profile
    • New networks and partners
    • Press coverage
    • Articles in industry press
    • AD/CEO invited to sit on Boards and Panels
  • Our Achievements 07 & 08
    • People adopting a shared vision and understanding
    • Stable core staff team
    • Developing network of new freelance artists
    • The establishment of 2 ensembles
    • Volunteers
    • Our Mission
    • Spare Tyre uses theatre with voiceless communities to provide opportunities for people's life stories to be shared and celebrated, creating theatre that transforms lives and challenges social prejudice .
  • We work intensively with up to 80 people a year who have dementia, autism, sensory impairment, physical impairment, seizures, downs syndrome… We train up to 40 volunteers and employ 40 regular freelance staff annually. We reach audiences of 2,500 each year.
  • Opportunities Challenges
  • Change is on its way
    • Spare Tyre is at a crossroads…..
    • Spare Tyre is evolving …..
    • Spare Tyre is poised….
    • Crossroads
    • We have to maintain inc.Theatre and ETC workshops – ST’s bread and butter - whilst planning for bigger shows:
      • Investment in high production values
      • Investment in staff - support, press and marketing, artists
      • Investment in accessible transport
    • Evolving
    • We are looking for a new home – Oxford House
    • Office space
    • Rehearsal space
    • Organising festivals/seasons at Oxford House
  • Poised As an experienced third sector Arts organisation we are well placed to provide solutions for private and public sectors regarding social exclusion. We need to develop strategic relationships with private, public, third sector partners out of London and overseas. We need to invest in research and development.
  • 2009 & 2010 are the years of innovation and realisation
  • We should not sacrifice our fundamental beliefs whilst trying to achieve our aspirations
  • We have strong moral values that endure in a climate of uncertainty
  • So what does that actually mean for Spare Tyre?
  • It means we focus on what we do best: Being in harmony with our mission statement Company-wide wellbeing Collaborations Going green