The Devised Theater Committee and Business Affairs Department are proud to announce the availability of four new contract models designed specifically for devised theater. Accompanying the contract models is an innovative Devised Theater Resource Manual, which includes, among other things, an explanation of legal principles, discussions about craft, and a glossary of terms. These materials are the first of their kind.

This document is part of a suite of resources designed to help playwrights, composers, lyricists and librettists. Visit Business Affairs Resources to learn more. Only active members of the Guild may view, download, or request sample contracts.

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Devised Theatre Resource Manual


Collaboration Agreement Solely Between Writers

Collaboration Agreement Between Writers and Non-Writers

Production Agreement

Preliminary Agreement to Participate

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