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Actors’ Equity Puts Out Nationwide Call for Diversity Director

The union has created a new position to advance the cause of inclusion and diversity, both internally and externally.

NEW YORK CITY: Actors’ Equity Association, the labor union representing more than 50,000 professional stage actors and stage managers, has announced that it is conducting a nationwide search for a diversity director, a newly created position within the organization.

“The council is committed to taking a leadership role on diversity and inclusion, and committed to working with the entire industry to help move us forward together,” said AEA executive director Mary McColl in a statement. “This new position will help us build forward-looking strategies to help change the stage.”

Working to integrate diversity initiatives into the union’s campaigns and programs and develop new programs and initiatives for members, the diversity director’s job will be to strive to further Equity’s goals toward inclusion and diversity, both within the organization and within the theatre community.

Actors’ Equity is currently accepting applications for this positing. For a complete description and to apply, visit

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