Frequently asked questions
Yes, The Theatre Green Book and tool kit is free!
Yes, there is much more to come. Right now, we have only finished Volume One. Volumes Two and Three are still in development, looking to be released in 2024. Have an idea or want to be involved? Send us an email!
Yes! Check out our resources page for more details.
We sure do! Send us an email to see how we can work together.
Get in touch by email! This is a work in progress which needs feedback so we can work together to give theatre-makers the best tool possible for working sustainably. We need your expertise.
Yes! Let us know and reach out to download a Theatre Green Book Australia Logo for your production and socials.
Yes. Unless you’ve already started on the show, in which case work on the elements you can manage.
Yes. You might find it harder to achieve every target, but if the team’s up for it, you’ll still learn a lot – and that’s the real benefit of trialling. No one will judge you if you can’t do everything first time.
Probably never. But Sustainable Productions will always be a work in progress, as theatre-makers learn and feed back how to work sustainably. We will continue to update the books and these resources as needed.
Only for Advanced shows, check out Circulate and Julies Bicycle. For Baseline and Intermediate shows, we recommend a Materials Inventory – an easy spreadsheet which is explained in the Toolkit section.
Send us an email and we’ll try to connect you with others in your area.
The UK and original Theatre Green Book was put together by sustainability engineers Buro Happold, with the help of theatre-makers who are listed in the acknowledgements. Final text and communications was by Renew Culture.The Theatre Green Book Australia was written by Grace Nye-Butler and Chris Mercer with consultation with the Creative and Cultural community in Australia.