AbleArts' Performance Policy
(Adopted March 1997)
(Revised November 2004)
The purpose of the
AbleArts Performance policy is to help us achieve and maintain an ever
higher level of professionalism.
The following applies
to any individual wishing to perform with
Dress Rehearsal and
Technical Rehearsal are MANDATORY.
Exceptions require pre-approval of the Performance Committee.
Dress Rehearsals will
be conducted just as a performance would be,
with a pre-set call time and a pre-set curtain time. The full time,
from call until the end of the rehearsal, is mandatory for all
personnel involved with the performance.
regular rehearsals, if you are not able to commit to the entire
rehearsal, you must
the director at least one hour prior to the start of the rehearsal.
Chronic lateness, or
repeated absences may result in dismissal from a performance, at the discretion of the Director or Stage Manager.
There are to be no
food or beverages allowed in any peformance area, to include stage,
backstage, wings, technical equiptment. This includes rehearsals
and performances. Exception: water in
a spill-proof plastic
Performance Committee, composed of a Director, Stage Manager, and Venue
Liaison, will be established for each show. This committee has the
authority to decide material performed at each show and whether
individual pieces are 'Performance Ready'. This committee also has the
authority to resolve disputes, which may arise with regard to any
aspect of the performance.