Actors' Equity Association (AEA)
165 West 46th Street / NYC NY 10036
AEA is the labor union that represents professional performers and stage managers in the legitimate theatre throughout the United States. It negotiates minimum wages and working conditions for its members, administers contracts and enforces the provisions of its agreements with employers. It also participates in various projects for the benefit of the theatre industry.
Associated Musicians of Greater New York, Local 802 AFM (AFM 802)
322 West 48th Street / NYC NY 10036
As one of the largest local unions of professional musicians in the world, we unite to fight for the common interests of all musicians by advancing industry standards that dignify our labor and honor and enrich our art. We seek to organize a community of all musicians and all who share our interests and our passion. We are committed to advocating for economic and social justice for musicians and for advancing the vital role of music in education, and in the economic, cultural and social life of our community and beyond.
Dramatists Guild, Inc. (DG)
1501 Broadway / Suite 701 / New York, NY 10036
The Dramatists Guild is the professional association of playwrights, composers and lyricists. It works to protect the rights of dramatists and to improve the conditions under which they work.
League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW)
c/o TCG / 520 8th Avenue / 24th floor / New York, NY 10018
LPTW, the founding member of the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, is an advocacy organization dedicated to reinforcing the positive image of women, promoting their visibility, and increasing their opportunities in American professional theatre.
New York Women in Communications (NYWICI)
355 Lexington Avenue / 15th floor / New York, NY 10017
NYWICI empowers women in all communications disciplines at all stages of their careers to reach their full potential by promoting their professional growth and inspiring them to achieve and share their successes in the rapidly changing world of communications.
New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT)
6 East 39th Street / Suite 1200 / New York, NY 10016
NYWIFT is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to helping women reach the highest levels of achievement in film, television and other programming media. Membership includes people working in all areas of film, television and new media. With a network of 40 chapters representing 10,000 people around the world, WIFT produces innovative and educational programs.
Screen Actors Guild — American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)
5757 Wilshire Boulevard / 7th Floor / Los Angeles, California 90036 / 855-SAG-AFTRA
1900 Broadway / 5th floor / New York, NY 10023 / 212-944-1030
SAG-AFTRA represents more than 150,000 actors, announcers, broadcasters, journalists, dancers, DJs, program hosts, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists, and other media professionals. With national offices in L.A. and N.Y. and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists.
Stage Directors & Choreographers Society (SDC)
1501 Broadway, Suite 1701 / New York, NY 10036 / 212-391-1070
SSDC is the national independent labor representative for directors and choreographers who work in the American professional theatre. It provides protections, services and benefits to members, with jurisdiction over Broadway, Off-Broadway, League of Professional Resident Theatres, and other stages. The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation supports and develops theatre professionals with info, training and opportunities.
Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE)
250 Hudson Street / Suite 700 / New York, NY 10013
WGAE is a labor union representing professional writers in the motion picture, television and radio industries. Guild agreements, achieved through collective bargaining, furnish members with protection in such areas as fees, payment, rights in material, credits and arbitration of disputes.