Particular occupations: entertainment industry - theatrical performers/artists - designers, directors and choreographers
Designers, directors, and choreographers may be engaged either under contracts for services or contracts of employment. You may accept self-employed status where a designer, director or choreographer is engaged for a specific production, and:
- for a limited period, which normally ends soon after the opening of the production, and
- is paid both a fee and a royalty (often related to box office receipts).
If you are in doubt about any other form of contract under which a director, designer, or choreographer or their assistants are engaged, submit to the SEC Technical team.