Professional Standards for Dance

What is the Professional Standards for Dance?

This is a best practices guide intended to promote and support professional standards and conditions of work in dance. It provides basic guidelines intended for the members of CADA-ON in negotiating work agreements – all are welcome to use it.

The Professional Standards for Dance provides suggested standards regarding hours of work, fee schedules, and working conditions. It also outlines rights and responsibilities in work agreements. These guidelines recommend minimums and do not preclude the negotiation of further terms of agreement as determined by negotiating parties.

ISBN 978-0-9812061-3-4
© Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists, Ontario Chapter 2011

Permission is granted for members and non-members to download and print this document. Use by other organizations with similar aims is encouraged; permission to copy its content must be obtained by contacting CADA-ON and credit to CADA-ON must be acknowledged.

Browse the document online.

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