NYC New Member Reception
Fall 2013 New Member Reception
Gabriel Ebert, New Member Reception Guest Speaker
By Tom Miller
Director of Education & Outreach
On September 30, 2013 Actors' Equity Association hosted a Fall New Member Reception. New Members received informational packets and learned about Equity Franchised Agents, health insurance & retirement benefits, and responsibilities of membership.
The Guest Speaker for the afternoon was
2013 TONY AWARD® recipient Gabriel Ebert. Mr. Ebert received the TONY AWARD® for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his performance as Mr. Wormwood in MATILDA, THE MUSICAL.
New member reception archives:
- "Remember—the artist creates the industry."
Santino Fontana, April 15, 2013 Guest Speaker
- "The way to employment ... create relationships with other Stage Managers."
Malcolm D. Ewen, December 10, 2012 Guest Speaker
- "It's important to maximize the opportunity a show can provide."
Montego Glover, October 8, 2012 Guest Speaker
- "Playing With the Big Boys and Girls."
Ann Harada, May 17, 2012 Guest Speaker
- “Just be the most ‘you’ you can be - so they can see exactly who you are.”
Lindsay Nicole Chambers, January 23, 2012 Guest Speaker
- "Do it for love, do it for money, do it for both if you can - but never for neither.
And do it with all your heart."
MacIntyre Dixon, September 19, 2011 Guest Speaker
- "So to all of you who came here because you so passionately want to make it happen as an Actor, I salute you."
Gregory Jbara, May 9, 2011 Guest Speaker
- "Worrying doesn't work....by shifting your energy, you make a difference in your life, and a
difference in other people's lives."
Judith Light, January 24, 2011 Guest Speaker
- "Theatre is like a big family..."
George Lee Andrews, October 11, 2010 Guest Speaker
- "…do not to give up your power. You are in charge of your fate..."
Bobby Steggert, June 21 2010 Guest Speaker
- "...believe in yourself!"
Kate Shindle, December 4, 2008 Guest Speaker
- Kerry praised swings everywhere, "It's the toughest job on Broadway!"
Kerry Butler, February 3, 2005 Guest Speaker
- "You gotta roll with the punches."
Swoosie Kurtz, May 17, 2004 Guest Speaker
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