NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts will present a workshop entitled “Contract Negotiation for Creative Professionals” from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 6 in art lecture room (Room 206) of the Fine Arts Annex, 140 Central Avenue. The program is targeted to individuals who work as professionals in music, literary/visual/culinary arts, theatre, film or design.
The cost is $10. The instructor will be attorney Mark Davis. The agenda is as follows.
¥ Contract basics: What is a contract?
¥ What do you want? What do they want?
¥ When does a contract start?
¥ Payment schedule
¥ When does a contract end?
¥ Contract renewals
¥ Drafting & boilerplate clauses
¥ What if something goes wrong?
¥ Can it be salvaged?
¥ Arbitration & mediation
¥ When to walk away
¥ When to sue
¥ Participants will role-play & negotiate sample contracts
¥ Analysis & feedback
Participants can register in advance at http://www.worksinprogresslouisiana.com/workshop-registration or pay at the door.