Given that live theatres are closed across the country and nothing is in sight, but darker scenes, the union announced Wednesday that it has made available to producers streaming agreements in areas where public meetings are limited so that they can record and make available an online performance for single airtimes for ticket buyers. University/resident-theatre association contract (URTA). The URTA agreement includes four minimum wage levels based on weekly gross cash and the number of benefits. This is available for colleges and universities, which regularly employ professional actors and stage directors to perform with students. Visit the URTA website for more information on the assignment. The Guest Artist Agreement. The Guest Artist Agreement is used by non-profit educational or community theatres that sometimes employ professional actors. There may be no more than two operators in a production under the agreement, unless special permission is granted. A StageManager contract is required if there are more than two actor contracts. This agreement includes three levels of salary depending on the number of performances scheduled regularly. “These new streaming agreements help protect the economic security of equity members with additional weekly salaries and health contributions,” said Mary McColl, Equity`s Chief Executive Officer.
“When theatres sink, actors and stage directors face enormous economic uncertainty. A streaming agreement can be an asset for everyone, from audiences to actors and stage managers. Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA). The TYA agreement includes productions of plays that have been expressly written, created or adapted for children. There are two forms of contract: the weekly contract and the delivery contract. Performances are usually held during the normal duration of the school and are limited to 90 minutes. In addition to the performances, the agreement allows the “artist” activity associated with it, such as the courses. B with the students. Accommodation and overnight stays are permitted, but fees are required if the actors have to sleep away from their place of residence.