Dance

Live Performance

We provide expert guidance and advice to dance companies and creatives at all levels of the industry.

  • Commissioning and licensing agreements between
    • Composers
    • Choreographers
    • Designers
    • Lighting Designers
    • Soundscape Designers

and the end users of their original copyright works.

  • Co-production Agreements between two or more companies for new works or productions
  • Artist Agreements between Principals, Guest Artists, and dance companies and others wishing to engage their services
  • Touring Agreements with Venues and Key Personnel
  • Equity and Musicians Union considerations

Audio-Visual Recordings

We provide advice to dance companies and others on the licensing, acquisition and exploitation of recorded content.

  • Videogram Distribution Agreements
  • Negotiating and securing clearances with or for rights holders for
    • Composers/publishers
    • Choreographers
    • Designers
    • Lighting Designers
    • Soundscape Designers
  • Negotiating and securing synchronisation licences with applicable rights owners
    • Publishing licences
    • Recording licences
  • Equity and Musicians Union considerations

Broadcasting/live streaming

We assist in negotiating the intricate terms of agreements with broadcasters to film, televise and stream performances and obtain all appropriate clearances.

  • Film and tv production agreements
  • Location and facility fee agreements with venues
  • Synchronisation licences
  • Publishing licences
  • Recording licences
  • Communication to the public via the internet licences
  • Talent agreements including union considerations
  • Securing clearances from rights holders including
    • Composers/publishers
    • Choreographers
    • Designers
    • Lighting Designers
    • Soundscape Designers
  • Video Monetization Platform Agreements

Professional Relationships

We ensure that the relationships between key personnel and creatives, their respective representatives and the end-users of talent are accurately defined and documented.

  • Negotiating employment and consultancy agreements for key personnel
  • Negotiating agreements between
    • Composers
    • Choreographers
    • Designers
    • Lighting Designers
    • Soundscape Designers

and the end users of their original copyright works