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 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
Royalties A per performance fee, usually much less than the license fee, paid
to the choreographer or his estate.
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
Stagers 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.
Artist Coach Coaching is required in some cases by the choreographer or his/her
estate, who will set the fees.
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
company. If the score and the videotape were rented for inquiry, these
fee would be deducted from the service charge.
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.