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Professional Standards for Dance

TABLE OF CONTENTS


1. Introduction

1.1. About CADA-ON
1.2. What is the PSD?
1.3. Why should I use the PSD?
1.4. The Fine Print
1.5. ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS work with a written contract!
1.6. FAQ
1.7. History of Professional Standards for Dance
1.8. Fees


2. Rights & Responsibilities

2.1. Rights & Responsibilities of the Dancer
2.2. Rights & Responsibilities of the Choreographer
2.3. Rights & Responsibilities of the Producer
2.4. Rights & Responsibilities of the Presenter

3. Working conditions

3.1. Environment
3.2. Hours of Work

4. Fees & Payments for dance artists

4.1. Terms of Engagement
4.2. Hourly Rates of Compensation
4.3. Weekly Rates of Compensation
4.4. Flat Rates of Compensation
4.5. Rates of Compensation for Exclusivity
4.6. Rates for Compensation for Other Activities
4.7. Royalties
4.8. CADA-ON Recommended Minimum Fee Payments

5. Program & Credits 


6. Publicity/Documentary Photographs & Video Footage


7. Health


8. Absence due to injury or illness

8.1. Overview
8.2. Injury
8.3. Illness

9. Touring

9.1. Overview
9.2. Travel
9.3. Meals and Accommodation
9.4. Working Conditions

10. Working abroad

10.1. Visas and permits
10.2. Contracts
10.3. Health & Safety

11. Copyright

11.1. Intellectual Property (IP) & Copyright
11.2. Legislation
11.3. How is choreographic copyright established?
11.4. Author vs. Owner
11.5. Copyright Ownership & Dance Companies
11.6. Royalties
11.7. Using Music
11.8. Choreographing From a Literary Source
11.9. Photographs of your work
11.10. Video on the Internet
11.11. Cultural Issues

12. Termination


13. Sex, Nudity & Obscenity


14. Discrimination & Personal Harassment

14.1. Personal Harassment
14.2. Sexual Harassment

15. Dispute resolution procedure

15.1. Overview
15.2. Early Resolution
15.3. Mediation
15.4. Mediation Intake
15.5. Other Remedies


Appendix A - Glossary
Appendix B - Resources
Appendix C - Canadian Artist Code
Appendix D - CADA-ON Contract Template & Schedule A



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