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Performing Arts Groups

Markel's performing arts insurance program was created to meet the unique needs of the following types of community (volunteer) groups:

  • Local theatre companies and comedy troupes 
  • Local dance troupes 
  • Musical groups and orchestras
  • Non-academic dance, music, performing arts, and theatre schools
  • Community theatres

Note: This program is not available for production or entertainment companies.

Coverage Highlights    

Click here to print the Performing Arts product sheet.

Liability Coverages

  • General liability: Limits up to $1 million per occurrence/$3 million aggregate
  • Volunteers as additional insureds

Property Coverages

  • Building
  • Business income
  • Business personal property
  • Recreational property extension
  • Systems breakdown
  • Theatrical equipment 

Other Coverages

  • Excess accident medical
  • Crime
  • Inland marine
  • Umbrella liability: Limits up to $5 million available

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You must be an appointed agent with Markel to submit an application. For more information about appointments, click here.

You'll need Adobe Acrobat to view these documents. Please complete the appropriate applications:

Performing Arts Application   
Performing Arts Application--Florida Only 

Limited Property Application
Property Application    
Umbrella Application
Travel & Tournaments Supplement
Certificate of Insurance Request Form
Data Breach Application 

Email your completed applications to or fax to 804-273-6144.

Underwriting Guidelines

In addition to the application(s), we need the following:

  • Loss history for the past 4 years