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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

THPD 476 Contracts and Law

2 credits 30.0 hours
400 level undergraduate course

This course explores theater from a legal perspective, and examines the contracts used between a producing organization and the following: actor, director, choreographer, designer, playwright (both rights and commissions), composer, technical employee, seasonal employee, etc. The course explores the rules and regulations of various theatrical unions, and how these rules and regulations have an impact on a producing organization. Issues of intellectual property in regard to directing, playwriting, design and choreography will be explored and discussed.

Prerequisites THPD*262 and THPD*475

Priority enrollment for DPP majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.