Dance makers and dance teachers are often business owners as well, so these factsheets have been written to help deal with the questions that are asked about hiring and paying staff, insurance and risk management, copyright issues, ethical behaviour, and so on.
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We devised this code with leading representatives of Australia's studio teachers. It will help teachers understand the ethical standards expected of dance teachers by the dance profession.
The following suggestion for a code of behaviour for parents is intended to support you in your efforts to reassure your child that dance is for his/her own enjoyment and that they are loved for themselves rather than for their achievements.
What a dance teacher should know about copyright and some basic information about licenses specifically tailored for people teaching dance and for groups performing dance to music.
A starting point for employers and business owners for finding information about wages, tax and superannuation, which varies from state to state and regularly changes.
If you are operating a dance business you need professional indemnity insurance to protect you in case of any damage caused (or allegedly caused) by your actions or advice.
Public Liability insurance covers you and your business for losses or damage a third party suffers (or claims to have suffered) as a result of your business activities.
As well as Public Liability insurance and Professional Indemnity insurance, dance professionals may need to consider Personal Accident insurance.
A list of government and philanthropic organsiations that have funding available for dance artists who meet specific criteria.