Under the Copyright Act, authors have the right to keep their work confidential during the various stages of completion. In order to prevent potential misuse of audition and rehearsal materials, we have developed two Anti-Piracy Agreements for authors, producers, or other theater professionals to distribute. Click the links below for more information on how to combat piracy in the world of theater.

Guild Launches Link to Sink PiracyMusic Publishers Association: Copyright FAQSamuel French: Owning Their Words

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Anti-Piracy Agreement for Auditions

Anti-Piracy Agreement for Rehearsals

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