The report also sees that actors and stage managers of color have fewer work opportunities and, in some cases, lower average salaries.
Katrina Lenk and Will Pullen receive the Clarence Derwent Award, and Barbara Barrie and Anthony Chisholm receive Richard Seff Award.
After two rounds of negotiations, Equity leaders are touting the deal’s strong salary increases and benefits provisions.
The union has created a new position to advance the cause of inclusion and diversity, both internally and externally.
A grassroots movement pressed its union to negotiate historic increases—and proved that activism works.
Some theatres are using the actors’ union’s new minimum-wage agreement, but there’s minimal agreement about its impact or its future.
The union and #FairWageOnstage activists praise a ‘historic’ though as yet unspecified pay increase.
From the first performances of Baltimore’s Vagabond Players, L.A.’s Teatro Principal, and NYC’s Roundabout to designer Tharon Musser’s Broadway debut, November was a memorable month for theatre.
After months of negotiations, the actors’ union pulls the plug, giving small theatres until December to comply with new minimum wage rules. The case will now go to court.
Councillors fill 14 seats in 3 regions, representing 3 member categories.