ITC Basic Sample Contracts

ITC has drafted a range of contracts to help members. We strongly recommend that all Members use these templates as the basis for their contracts, except where they are issuing Ethical Manager Contracts, to ensure that they are legally compliant and working to an industry-wide standard.

Contract for the engagement of Performers and Stage Managers

Basic contract for Employee
This contract could be used for most employed staff including admin roles from the Managing Director to Admin Assistant and backstage management roles.  Job titles are likely to include: administration, box office, catering, commercial operations, development, finance, front of house, marketing (& associated functions such as Press & PR), employed producers and project managers, production management, technicians.

Basic contract for the engagement of freelance theatre practitioners
This document is intended for contracting a range of freelances including those leading projects rather than directing performances.

Basic contract for a freelance writer
Commissioned to write a new play or develop an existing unperformed work.

Basic contract for the engagement of a website designer

Basic contract for the engagement of a freelance composer/sound designer

Basic contract for the engagement of freelance theatre producers

Basic contract for the engagement of freelances
This contract will be suitable for a wide range of freelances including marketing, fundraising, and project management.

Basic contract for the engagement of freelance theatre creatives
This contract can be used as the basis for drafting contracts for a range of creatives such as composers, dramaturgs and musical directors.  There are contracts negotiated with Equity and the WGGB for choreographers, directors, designers and writers, which Ethical Manager Members should use. 

Basic contract for the engagement of freelance theatre practitioners

Basic contract for the engagement of a website developer

Basic contract for Venues and Companies

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