National Agreement

The Council of Resident Stock Theatres (CORST) Agreement covers Resident Dramatic Stock and is used by commercial and not-for-profit producers. The four categories are based on certified actual weekly box office gross receipts. A resident company of five principal actors and one stage manager whose employment continues in at least one subsequent production must be maintained in all but two productions. In CORST Tiers Y, Z and zz, no more than 50% of the performance weeks may be for musical productions except by the express approval of Equity. The CORST Agreement may not be used within the cities of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago or San Francisco without the permission of Equity.

The current agreement began on February 27, 2023 and expires on February 28, 2027.

Members can view the CORST Rulebook in the Rulebook Library in the Member Portal.

Producers with questions about the CORST Agreement should contact their closest Equity regional office.