License and royalty fees
must be paid to the choreographer or his estate whenever a work is performed
publically. Legally, a performance is public when viewed by anyone outside
of family and close friends; admission charge is not the determining factor.
Rights or call the DNB.)
Fee Request to borrow scores and/or DVD of works to examine for possible staging projects are $20 per dance.
DNB Service Fee The fee we charge for processing the contract, providing the dance
score and video (if available) and supportive services. Currently the
DNB charges $295 for university or educational institute; $395 for dance
company. The Service Fee is due within 30 days of receipt of contract.
Fee The fee paid to the choreographer or his estate for the privilege
of performing the work for a set period of time, usually a year. Costs
vary greatly. The License Fee is due one week prior to the first public performance of the staged work.
Royalties A per performance fee, usually much less than the license fee, paid
to the choreographer or his estate. The Royalties is one week prior to the first oublic performance of the staged work.
Stagers Fee The Stager's Fee is separated from the DNB Service Fee. Usually a per week charge plus travel fees if applicable, hotel, and
per diem. Cost varies with the locale, complexity of the dance and the
experience of the stager. The Stager's Fee is due one week prior to the first rehearsal.
Artist Coach The fee for artist coach is separated from the DNB Service Fee. Coaching is required in some cases by the choreographer or his/her
estate, who will set the fees. The Artist Coach Fee is due one week prior to the first rehearsal.
Current Fees (as of July, 2010)
fees vary widely from approximately $100 to thousands of dollars. Most
fall between $300 and $1500 depending on the choreographer and the complexity
of the work.
fees range from $30 to $100 per performance. Most are in the lower range.
DNB service fee is now $295 for educational insititution or $395 for dance
stagers fee ranges from $1500-$2000 per week, plus expenses, depending
on the stagers experience and the difficulty of the assignment.
fee for artist coaches varies with individual, but less time is required.