Evidence of commercial successes in the performing arts, as shown by box office receipts or record, cassette, compact disc, or video sales for EB-1A

What counts as evidence of evidence of commercial successes in the performing arts for EB-1A?

Box office receipts; or,

Sales receipts for audio or video recordings to show success in the performing arts.

Note: This criterion focuses on volume of sales and box office receipts as a measure of the beneficiary’s commercial success in the performing arts.

The mere fact that the beneficiary has recorded and released musical compilations or performed in theatrical, motion picture or television productions would be insufficient, in and of itself.

The evidence must show that the volume of sales and box office receipts reflect the beneficiary’s commercial success relative to others involved in similar pursuits in the performing arts.

The petitioner must be sufficiently and closely associated with the cause of the commercial success.

Authors of successful performing art productions would qualify.

USCIS will consider relativity of the artist’s work and success in comparison to other artists in the same field.

What does NOT count as evidence of evidence of commercial successes in the performing arts for EB-1A?

Being a supporting member of a group since it may be difficult to prove that you were the cause of the commercial success.

What documentation do I submit to USCIS as evidence of evidence of commercial successes in the performing arts for EB-1A?

Box office receipts; or, sales receipts for audio or video recordings to show success in the performing arts.

A comparison of your box office receipts; or, sales receipts for audio or video recordings in relation to industry standards for similar performing arts groups.