Actor Contract and Cancellation Policy
Hollywood Acting Workshop Actor Contract and Cancellation Policy
(as required by the California Labor Code Section 1701-1705.4)
California Labor Law (viewable and printable in pdf)
Full contract below is printable in pdf
Hollywood Acting Workshop’s bond number is W150194872 in the amount of $50,000 underwritten by Old Republic Surety Company, 18300 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 640, Irvine, CA 92612-1031 and is mandatorily filed with the Labor Commissioner of California.
The contract (below) covers the services of an Instructor/Class or Casting Director/Associate Workshop or Agent/Manager Showcase. The Instructor or Casting Director/Associate or Agent/Manager will speak to the actors attending, answering questions at the start or end of the educational class/workshop/showcase in regard to how their office operates, insights into the industry, how to be a successful actor, acting techniques, etc. Each actor will perform a scene or monologue (excluding those from television, film or commercial that have not already aired or previously been cast) in front of the entire class and the Instructor or Casting Director/Associate or Agent/Manager. The Instructor or Casting Director/Associate or Agent/Manager may choose to provide a written critique and/or verbal feedback as to how an actor can improve their performance. Other actors will view these performances as it is an excellent learning tool. In addition to the Q&A portion, actors will view a 30- to 45-minute informational portion (by the Instructor or Casting Director/Casting Associate or Agent/Manager), live or a video, that is full of practical up-to-date information on acting, audition techniques, the industry, how to get repped, marketing yourself, headshots/resumes, networking, social media, unions, and much more. Each workshop is between 2-3 hours in duration.
You may cancel the contract (below) and obtain a full refund, without any penalty or obligation, if notice of cancellation is given, in writing, within 10 business days from the date of contract or the date on which you commence utilizing the services under the contract, whichever is longer.
This contract date is ________________(Date of Purchase of Class/Workshop/Showcase) and is made between the Hollywood Acting Workshop and ________________________________________________(Actor) for_______________________________________________________________________(the type/name of the Class/Workshop/Showcase) to be provided on_______________(Date of Class/Workshop/Showcase), which was purchased on the internet, for the one-time fee of $_______________which is to be paid in full prior to the start of the Class/Workshop/Showcase.
HOLLYWOOD ACTING WORKSHOP IS A TALENT TRAINING SERVICE. THIS IS NOT A TALENT AGENCY CONTRACT. ONLY A TALENT AGENT LICENSED PURSUANT TO SECTION 1700.5 OF THE LABOR CODE MAY ENGAGE IN THE OCCUPATION OF PROCURING, OFFERING, PROMISING, OR ATTEMPTING TO PROCURE AN AUDITION OR EMPLOYMENT OR ENGAGEMENTS FOR AN ARTIST. HOLLYWOOD ACTING WORKSHOP IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED BY LAW FROM OFFERING OR ATTEMPTING TO OBTAIN AUDITIONS OR EMPLOYMENT OR TALENT AGENT OR TALENT MANAGER REPRESENTATION OPPORTUNTIES OR REFERRALS FOR YOU. IT MAY ONLY PROVIDE YOU WITH TRAINING AND COUNSELING. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONSULT CHAPTER 4.5 (COMMENCING WITH SECTION 1701) OF PART 6 OF DIVISION 2 OF THE LABOR CODE. A DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTRACT BY THE TALENT SERVICE THAT IS NOT RESOLVED TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE ARTIST SHOULD BE REFERRED TO A LOCAL CONSUMER AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT, AS APPROPRIATE.
YOUR RIGHT TO CANCEL (the aforementioned Class/Workshop/Showcase): YOU MAY CANCEL THIS CONTRACT AND OBTAIN A FULL REFUND, WITHOUT ANY PENALTY OR OBLIGATION, IF NOTICE OF CANCELLATION IS GIVEN, IN WRITING, WITHIN 10 BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE ABOVE DATE OR THE DATE ON WHICH YOU COMMENCE UTILIZING THE SERVICES UNDER THE CONTRACT, WHICHEVER IS LONGER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, BUSINESS DAYS ARE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. AFTER 10 DAYS, CANCELLATIONS ARE PROHIBITED. TO CANCEL THIS CONTRACT, MAIL OR DELIVER OR SEND BY EMAIL OR FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION A SIGNED AND DATED COPY OF THE FOLLOWING CANCELLATION NOTICE OR ANY OTHER WRITTEN NOTICE OF CANCELLATION TO: HOLLYWOOD ACTING WORKSHOP AT 1840 S. GAFFEY STREET, SUITE 210, SAN PEDRO, CA 90731 OR EMAIL TO INFO@HOLLYWOODACTINGWORKSHOP.COM OR WWW.HOLLYWOODACTINGWORKSHOP.COM, NOT LATER THAN MIDNIGHT OF 10 BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THIS CONTRACT. IF THE CONTRACT WAS EXECUTED IN PART OR IN WHOLE THROUGH THE INTERNET, YOU MAY CANCEL THE CONTRACT BY SENDING THE NOTIFICATION BY EMAIL TO INFO@HOLLYWOODACTINGWORKSHOP.COM.
IF YOU CANCEL, ALL FEES YOU HAVE PAID MUST BE REFUNDED TO YOU WITHIN 10 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER DELIVERY OF THE CANCELLATION NOTICE TO THE HOLLYWOOD ACTING WORKSHOP. YOU MAY NOT OBTAIN A REFUND AFTER THE 10-DAY CANCELLATION PERIOD DESCRIBED ABOVE HAS EXPIRED.
DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT AN AUDITION OR REFERRAL FOR EMPLOYMENT OR FOR OBTAINING A TALENT AGENT OR TALENT MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATION. I understand that the presence of a casting director/associate or talent agent/manager is absolutely NOT any kind of advertising or suggestion or indication whatsoever that the Hollywood Acting Workshop (and its classes/workshops/showcases) is in any way a service for procuring (or attempting to procure or offering or promising) an audition or employment or artist engagement or referral of any kind; nor is it an audition or referral of any kind for obtaining representation with a talent agent or talent manager. I further understand that the intent of this class is solely educational.
(ONLY if you wish to cancel, please complete this paragraph) I wish to cancel and receive a refund for the Workshop/Showcase/Class scheduled on ________________________________________ (date of workshop/showcase/class) with _____________________________________________ (Instructor or Casting Director/Associate or Agent/Manager) purchased on the Internet on _____________________ (date of purchase).
(Everyone must sign this section) I acknowledge that I have received, read, understand and agreed to this entire contract and fully understand the refund policy and the policies and disclaimers that are posted at www.hollywoodactingworkshop.com/actor-contract-and-cancellaltion-policy. This contract is valid up until (and including) the date of the showcase/workshop/class purchased.
Actor’s Address: ___________________________________________
Actor’s Phone Number: ___________________________________________
Actor’s Email Address: ___________________________________________
Hollywood Acting Workshop’s Signature (S. Skara):_______________________________________________________
Hollywood Acting Workshop’s Office Address: 1840 S. Gaffey Street, Suite 210, San Pedro, CA 90731
Hollywood Acting Workshop’s Phone Number: 310-717-2181
Hollywood Acting Workshop’s Email Address: email@example.com
Hollywood Acting Workshop’s Website: www.hollywoodactingworkshop.com