You are preparing to put on a dance show. You have heard about this thing called Public Performance Rights and you want to be sure the artist who created the music you are using is properly credited and compensated. What do you do?
This online course will take you through the process of understanding what Public Performance Rights are and what you need to know to put on a recital, dance showcase or other performance.
Though not required, it is recommend that you watch my course An Introduction to Music Rights for Dancers. It's free and will provide you with some background information on what music rights are and why they matter.
Note: The information presented in this course is in no way
intended to replace the legal advice that could be obtained by engaging the
services of an attorney. The following
information pertains only to use of music in public performance and only that
which is used in the location of a licensed venue.
Joie Grandbois is a multidisciplinary performance and dance artist based in Portland, Maine where she also teaches at Bright Star World Dance studio. She is also a NALA Certified Paralegal working in the field of entertainment law at the Music Law Firm. She has written several article for performers on the subject of music rights. For more information on performances and workshops, please visit www.joiegrandbois.com.