Are you hiring a comedian, a performer or a company who are presenting works from the SSA Entirety of works of a certain administration category? Brilliant idea! Solo performances and one-man-shows by our members become increasingly popular.
The engagement contract contains the artist’s fee and various pieces of information (date, venue etc.). You also have to pay SSA the remuneration for the copyrights that our members have already assigned to us by joining as our members. The performers hired by you therefore must not include their copyrights into the engagement contract they conclude with you.
Tariff for performing rights
How to proceed
Please contact us as soon as you know the date of the performance.
We will send you a letter including the applicable financial conditions for the performance organised by you, as well as a form for the declaration of income which we kindly ask you to return to us within 10 days after the end of the performance(s).
Please make sure that the performer you are hiring also holds an authorisation for the Intellectual property creation in literature and art (as well as computer programmes) exhibiting an individual and therefore unique character. Said individual character is the prerequisite that a work can be protected.... you intend to present.
Private occasion? Do guests get free admission?
In line with current legislation, Entirety of legal provisions attributing the author of a work moral and proprietary privileges.... fees are due for payment as soon as the scope of a performance exceeds the circle of family and close friends. A fee is therefore payable particularly in the case of office parties, club fetes etc.
Moreover, “free admission” does not release the event organisers from their duty to pay Entirety of legal provisions attributing the author of a work moral and proprietary privileges.... fees.
- Please consult the relevant pages on our website for professional and amateur theatres, theatre companies and schools.
- For music use during your events or in the case of a broadcast of TV programmes via giant screens, please check the website of Swiss cooperative managing the rights of authors of musical works. SUISA represents the so-called "small rights". Those rights include non-theatrical musical works, concert versions of theatrical and musical works for feature and TV films. SUISA issues a licence to its customers, i.e. concert organisers, record producers, radio and TV broadcasters and others, so that they may perform, broadcast, disseminate and....