Understanding Theatre Actor Contracts as an Independent Artist

Program Description:

Join Chicago Latino Theater Alliance’s Latine Theatre Artist Week!

Do you understand the contracts you’re asked to sign as an actor and independent theatre artist? Do you have questions about what terms and conditions help protect you and your work? Do you need negotiation tips?

Join CLATA and Lawyers for the Creative Arts for an engaging and informative Zoom seminar led by renowned entertainment attorney Jerry Glover. Learn about ways to deal with contracts before, during, and after a booking. We’ll cover key terms, share tips, and help you gain skills to use as you negotiate compensation and Intellectual Property rights within your contracts. Jerry Glover will also answer questions from the audience.

About Jerry Glover:

A retired Partner at Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC. His area of practice includes entertainment and intellectual property, including copyright, trademark, film, television, and theatre contracts. Among the many film, television, and theatre producers he has worked with are Harpo Productions, E! Entertainment, Warner Brothers Television, Warner Horizon, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, TMZ, and theatre producers of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theatre. Jerry Glover also serves on the board of directors of Lawyers for the Creative Arts.

About Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA):

CLATA is a leading advocate organization for Latine theater in Chicago. Supporting the development of emerging and established Latine playwrights, actors, directors and theater professionals is central to its mission. CLATA’s goal is to cultivate a vibrant and inclusive theater community, by presenting and producing Latine theater that celebrates and promotes the richness and diversity of our Latinidad. CLATA believes together we can build a stronger and more sustainable Latine theater industry.