Teaching Tuesday

Today we will be exploring how to write a performance contract!

Many of us belong to a troupe which usually has an already set standard of rules and guidelines for working together. Sometimes, however, performers, for whatever reason, decide to work independently or freelance. Working for other performers and burlesque producers can be intimidating at first but having a good contract can be one of the many ways to assure both yourself and a producer of what, exactly, you are bringing to the table for a performance.

Contracts can also be useful for doing whatever taxes your burlesque work might need. While the legally binding nature of contacts can be vary from situation to situation, knowing how to write and read a contract is an important skill for any performer.

This link should help get you started.

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