Come learn about contracts!

In an effort to help students learn some of the soft skills necessary to succeed in their careers such as networking, financial management, marketing, negotiations, etc, the SoA Arts Resource Council (community members, faculty from each department and staff from the Dean’s office) is initiating a new lecture series 2-3 times per semester, during lunch.]

Where do I sign?

Contract negotiation masterclass with entertainment and media attorney Kelly Crabb and assistant professor Amanda Crabb.

Learn about your legal rights and how to keep yourself and your creative work safe in this month’s Artist’s Toolbox lunchtime lecture. Contract negotiations, and what you’re entitled to deliberate over, often go unnoticed in the excitement of a new artist on the cusp of a blossoming career.

Free Chick-fil-A!

Thursday, February 7th 12pmVenue: Centre Stage, UVU Sorensen Center


AMANDA CRABB graduated from The Boston Conservatory with her M.M. in Musical Theater.  Amanda has taught at Brigham Young University, Peking University and has been an Assistant Professor at UVU for three years. She teaches voice at the Hale Center Theater Orem and sings with the Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square.


KELLY CRABB graduated from Columbia University School of Law, and is an Adjunct Professor at USC Law School, where he teaches a course on sports law. His practice emphasizes clients with an entertainment, sports, and media focus. His book,The Movie Business, which was published by Simon & Schuster in 2005, is regarded as a major work in the filmed entertainment community worldwide. His second book, The Sports Business, is used, in manuscript form, in his class, “Sports Law in Practice,” at USC Law School.

Crabb represents high-level motion picture and television producers (including Academy Award winning Gerald R. Molen). He has represented Paul McCartney, in connection with his world tour, and Dave Matthews, related to a management agreement. He represented Charles Barkley in an endorsement deal in Japan. Mr. Crabb also handled the publishing of the New York Times Best-Seller, My Story, for Elizabeth Smart. Mr. Crabb also handled the media rights for Ms. Smart's story, one of the major news events of 2003.