Performing Arts Organization: [Organization Name]
Movement Designer: [Movement Designer Name]
This contract (“Agreement”) is made and entered into on the date of acceptance by the Movement Designer, and is by and between [Organization Name] (“Producer”), and [Movement Designer Name] (“Movement Designer”).
Producer hereby engages Movement Designer to design and choreograph the movement for the theatre production of [Production Name] (“Production”). Movement Designer shall be responsible for creating and rehearsing the movement for the Production, including but not limited to dance numbers and stage blocking.
Movement Designer shall be responsible for the following deliverables:
- Attend all production meetings and rehearsals as scheduled by Producer
- Design and choreograph the movement for the Production, including dance numbers and stage blocking
- Collaborate with the director and other members of the creative team to incorporate the movement into the overall vision for the Production
- Maintain the confidentiality of all information and materials related to the Production
- Adhere to professional standards of conduct and behavior at all times
Producer shall be responsible for the following deliverables:
- Provide Movement Designer with the necessary scripts and any other relevant materials
- Provide Movement Designer with a schedule of production meetings and rehearsals in advance
- Pay Movement Designer the agreed upon compensation in a timely manner
The term of this Agreement shall commence on [Start Date] and shall continue until [End Date] or completion of the run of the Production, whichever occurs first. Rehearsals shall take place from [Rehearsal Start Date] to [Rehearsal End Date].
In consideration for the services to be rendered by Movement Designer hereunder, Producer shall pay Movement Designer the sum of [Compensation Amount] per week. Payment shall be made on a biweekly basis. Movement Designer shall also be entitled to a share of the net profits of the Production, as determined by Producer in its sole discretion.
This Agreement may be terminated by either party at any time, for any reason, upon written notice to the other party. In the event of termination by Producer, Movement Designer shall be entitled to receive compensation for all services rendered up to the date of termination.
Movement Designer shall maintain the confidentiality of all information and materials related to the Production, including but not limited to scripts and production plans. Movement Designer shall not disclose any such information to any third party without the prior written consent of Producer.
Movement Designer shall indemnify and hold harmless Producer, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents, from any and all claims, damages, or expenses arising out of or in connection with Movement Designer’s performance of services under this Agreement.
6. Governing Law:
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of [State].
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first above written.
[Movement Designer Name]
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