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Performance Contract Template

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Performance Contract Template

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This Performance Contract, entered into on contract created date between [Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName](Performer) and venue name (Venue).

Beginning on the agreed date, [Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] will provide entertainment services for the Venue for a period of contract weeks. Both parties agree to abide by the following terms and conditions during the term of this contract.


The Performer will provide services on the following dates and times.

Performance of Services

[Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] agrees to arrive at the venue no later than 3 hours before the above listed times for setup and rehearsal.

[Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] agrees to provide all on-stage equipment necessary to enable their performance.

The Venue will provide the necessary space including dressing areas for [Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] to use during the term of this performance contract.


The Vendor will be responsible for the payments listed below upon each show’s conclusion. All payments listed below are inclusive of service costs as well as taxes and applicable fees.


In addition to the above listed monetary compensation, the Venue agrees to provide [Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] with the following additional compensation:

Cancellation Policy

[Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] may not cancel this performance contract without due cause, such as failure by the Venue to uphold the entire scope of this contract or make timely payment as listed above.

Likewise, the Venue may not cancel this performance contract unless [Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] is found to have violated this contract.


This contract shall automatically terminate upon the completion of services unless prior contract has been made between the parties.


Both parties are in understanding this performance contract does not serve in any way as an entry into employment between the Vendor and [Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName].​

[Sender.FirstName][Sender.LastName] shall remain an independent contractor and will be responsible for all applicable taxes and state fees as such.  


Any disputes related to this performance contract shall be resolved to mutual benefit through good-faith negotiation. Should the Performer and Venue find themselves unable to reach a resolution to a dispute, both parties agree to seek a binding ruling from a neutral arbitrator.

Entire Agreement

This Performance Contract shall for all considerations be the entire agreement between the Parties.

This contract shall supercede any and all written and verbal agreements that have taken place prior to the listed contract date.


Any and all modifications or amendments to this contract shall be submitted in written form to the parties and will require both parties’ signatures prior to the changes taking place.


Any and all notifications in regards to this performance contract shall take place in written form and may be delivered via email, courier, or certified mail to the following addresses:


Venue Address

Venue Email













Performance Contract Template

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