As Omicron spreads, shows are relying on replacement actors more than ever. And productions without enough of them have had to cancel performances.
Actors’ Equity has named Alvin Vincent, Jr., an executive within the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union, as its new executive director.
"We look forward to working with Dr. Jackson as the entire industry continues to push toward a fair and just recovery from COVID-19." Said AEA President Kate Shindle.
A new survey of arts agencies across the country finds their grant-making practices directly contribute to a lack of diversity on stages.
Just 9.4 percent of the 4,500 state and local agencies that fund performing arts projects require that institutions carrying out funded performances must pay their actors a living wage, a report by the Actors' Equity Association found.
The report offers recommendations for changes arts agencies can make to improve inclusion.
Actors’ Equity has reached a new agreement with the Michigan regional theater founded in 1991 by actor Jeff Daniels that recently saw the resignation of its longtime artistic director Guy Sanville following harassment and bullying accusations.
Mincey-Garlin has over 25 years of leadership experience directing finance teams and implementing major change initiatives, including for non-profit industries.
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