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Gig Checklist for Storytellers
By: Patchwork Players

This article created by The Patchwork Players of California.

When you get booked to go tell stories (in performers lingo a “gig”) what should you bring along with you? Here is a copy of the items that we take along when we are off to a performance. Feel free to use it or adapt it.

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Storytelling Gig Checklist:

Sign holder and sign
Sand bags (to keep sign from blowing over if it’s windy)
Bunge cords or ropes
Large portable tub or bag for carrying things
Luggage rack carrier
Bag of rocks (to keep brochures from blowing away)
Other food
First aid kit
Sewing kit-including safety pins
Extra change of clothes
Business cards
Mailing list sign up sheet, clipboard, and at least two pens
Clipboard and set list
Musical instruments
Sound system: amp, microphones
Extension cords
Costumes and props for stories you will be performing
Copy of signed contract, along with an invoice
Directions to the event, including a phone number to contact on the day of event
Jacket or raingear, umbrella
Cell phone

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Name: Patchwork Players
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