1) No artist - either an
active or passive member of the union - has the right to
perform with non-members of the union.
2) The artist is obliged to accept every part that was
assigned to him by the stage manager and was approved by
the troupe management.
3) One and the same part can be assigned to two or three
artists who would replace each other, which means that
all those filling in for the part have equal rights to
the part, and who will play at the première is selected
4) Every artist has the right to demand not less than
four proof rehearsals. Exceptionally he might also have
to play without rehearsals.
1st remark: Participation in the management gives the
right to receive additional pay.
2nd remark: On the occasion when a leading role needs to
be replaced, the troupe's management will decide about
Remark 3: Improvisations will be announced from the
Paragraph 5: Artists are obliged to know their parts
thoroughly. They are given a certain period of time for
the purpose of learning their parts: four days for
ordinary texts and seven days for complex parts and for
Remark: At the second rehearsal the part must be known
superficially; at the third rehearsal the part must be
known without fail under the prompter. For plays with
extensive texts the artist must know his part by heart
three days before the première.
Paragraph 6: Artists have no right to make changes or
shorten their parts without the previous authorization
of the stage manager.
Paragraph 7: Artists must be on time for rehearsals. The
stage manager and his assistant must be present fifteen
minutes before the given time.
Paragraph 8: Artists are obliged to rehearse in the
right tone of voice and at the right pace and must
repeat scenes or acts as many times as the stage manager
Remark: Rehearsals in low voice are only exceptionally
allowed by the stage manager.
Paragraph 9: It is forbidden to rehearse while wearing a
hat or a coat (by temperatures of 12° Celsius), or while
holding walking-sticks or umbrellas.
Paragraph 10: Artists who have finished rehearsing may
not leave the theatre without the stage manager’s
Paragraph 11: Artists may not make remarks to the stage
manager or make any changes in the mise-en-scène (stage
Paragraph 12: During the last rehearsal the prompter
must prompt from the booth, as asked by the stage
Paragraph 13: Nobody is allowed to be in the avant-scène
(apron) during rehearsals, except the stage manager, his
assistant, and the prompter
Paragraph 14: It is strictly forbidden to smoke on the
Remark: Exceptions are the stage manager, his assistant,
and the prompter during rehearsals.
Paragraph 15: It is strictly forbidden to drink alcohol
or play cards within the theatre premises.
Paragraph 16: To send on a
mission for their own needs someone who is not theatre
personnel without the consent of the administration.