You've finally started getting into the audition room and landing the gig. Or they've called and said they want you for their tour. Or perhaps you're stuck getting the same contract offers over and over. Learn the art of contract negotiation. Terrence Williams has been on both sides of the table, as hirer and hiree, and now shares with you the secrets to mastering contract negotiation and getting the terms that you want. Students will learn to understand the differences between Memorandums of Understanding vs. Contracts, as well as key contract provisions. Students will additionally gain valuable negotiating skills for ending up with the contract that they'll be happy to sign.
COURSE START DATE: July 1, 2017
Instructor: Terrence Williams
Course Length: 15 - 20 hours (estimated)
Difficulty Level: All experience levels
Program Type: Certificate with Verifiable Credential
Syllabus coming soon.
Terrence R. Williams is an internationally touring Production Stage Manager, Production Manager and Director, with over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry. Terrence has worked with notable groups including Circus 1903, Spiegelworld's ABSINTHE and EMPIRE, Le Noir, Cirque du Soleil, David Copperfield, Illusionist Steve Wyrick, HBO, and Sony Pictures, among others. Mr Williams is a regular guest-lecturer at universities worldwide, with an emphasis on time-sensitive critical thinking skills for stage management and using technology to improve the management of live productions. Terrence now teaches for Stagecraft Academy, where he teaches the world's first-ever First Aid for Stage Managers course, blending practical first aid knowledge with show operations best practices.