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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
9156
 
Phraseology:

THEATERS — dance, opera and theater companies — all performers and directors of performers — N.O.C.

The actual remuneration of performers and directors of performers must be included, subject to a maximum of $128,700 per year per person. When such employees do not work the entire year, the payroll limitation shall be prorated based upon the number of weeks in which such employees worked during the policy period.

Footnote:

This classification applies to the production of dance, opera, dramatic, comedic or other theatrical presentations before a live audience. This classification includes all stage performers, directors and musicians in connection therewith.

Musical entertainers who are not employees of dance, opera or theater companies, but who provide entertainment for a live audience, including but not limited to orchestras, touring bands, casual or steady engagement music groups and event disc jockeys, shall be classified as 9151, Theaters — musical entertainment.

The operation of motion picture theaters shall be classified as 9155, Theaters — motion picture.

Also refer to companion Classification 9154, Theaters — not motion picture — all employees other than performers and directors of performers.

If an employee who performs duties described by Classification 9156 also performs duties described by Classification 9154, the payroll of that employee may be divided between Classifications 9154 and 9156, provided the employer maintains accurate records supported by time cards or time book entries that show such division. See Part 3, Section V, Rule 3, Division of Single Employee's Payroll.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$5.96New/Renewal
7/1/2017$7.06New/Renewal
1/1/2017$7.65New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
THEATERS — dance, opera and theater companies — all performers and directors of performers — N.O.C.

Footnote:
The actual remuneration of performers and directors of performers must be included, subject, however, to a maximum of $122,200 per year per person. When such employees do not work the entire year, the payroll limitation shall be prorated based upon the number of weeks in which such employees worked during the policy period.

This classification applies to those firms engaged in the production of dance, opera, dramatic, musical, comedic or other theatrical presentations before a live audience. This classification includes all stage performers, directors and musicians in connection therewith.

Also refer to companion Classification 9154, Theaters — not motion picture — all employees other than performers and directors of performers.

If an employee who performs duties described by Classification 9156 also performs duties described by Classification 9154, the payroll of that employee may be divided between Classifications 9156 and 9154, provided the employer maintains accurate records supported by time cards or time book entries that show such division. Refer to Part 3, Section V, Rule 3.

1/1/2017
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