The actor and stage manager union has issued new guidelines for fully vaccinated workplaces and will host a vaccine webinar on April 7.
For the first time, the award presented by Actors’ Equity Association and Foundation will go to 2 individuals.
The actors’ and stage manager’s union intends to begin publishing a diversity report annually.
The guidelines, established to last the duration of the pandemic, were unanimously agreed upon.
In the jurisdictional war between Equity and SAG-AFTRA over theatre work made for screens, actors and stage managers have the most at stake.
American Shakespeare Center and Berkshire Theatre Group will soon open full-scale productions, but only one has Actors’ Equity’s approval.
The actors’ union, advised by former OSHA head Dr. David Michaels, lays out core principles for stage safety.
The union, which will have a say in when and how actors and stage managers return to work, has retained David Michaels to help develop workplace safety standards.
Streaming and video-captured options for shuttered shows could be more than a stopgap solution.
A new law designed to rein in the state’s gig economy is leaving theatres and theatre artists with questions about their future.