Are agents licensed?
Literary agents are not employment agents and are therefore not licensed under most states’ laws. Most (though not at all) reputable agents are members of the Association of Authors’ Representatives (www.aar-online.org) which has its own guidelines ...
How do I get an agent?
The Guild’s Resource Directory—updated annually—contains a list of agents who specialize in theatre. Additionally, the Association of Authors’ Representatives (www.aar-online.org) has an online database with agents’ information and what kind of ...
Representation: Authors, Agents, and Agreements
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What does an agent do?
Agents use their contacts to get your plays read and produced. They negotiate contracts, explain these contracts to you, and monitor those contracts to guarantee timely payment. Agents can open doors to producers and venues, and can give you ...
Will the Guild help me get an agent?
The Guild cannot help you to get an agent. We can, however, help guide you through the steps you need to take. We can also advise you about the history and reputation of various agents, managers, attorneys, theaters and producers as reported to us by ...