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Gig Checklist for Storytellers
This article created by The Patchwork Players of California.
By: Patchwork Players
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)
First aid kit
Sewing kit-including safety pins
Extra change of clothes
Mailing list sign up sheet, clipboard, and at least two pens
Clipboard and set list
Sound system: amp, microphones
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
Name: Patchwork Players
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