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    Equity PWD Chair Calls ADA Rulings Good for Disabled

    When the U.S. Supreme Court recently cast a narrower definition for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), advocates for the disabled shouted "Foul!" Some even claimed that the high court misinterpreted the act's

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    SAG-AEA-AFTRA Agents

    The following agencies in the New York City area are franchised with Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and/or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and have been compiled from the most recent union lists. Agencies are indicated (E) for Equity, (S) for SAG, and (A) for ...

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    Clinton Wants $150M for NEA: Will Congress, Its Eyes on Surplus, Glance at Spending Caps?

    President Clinton has raised the bar on his efforts to increase funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Within a $1.84 trillion budget unveiled this week, the President called for a fiscal 2001 arts budget of $150 million, a substantial increase over the endowment's current $97 ...

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    Genie Awards To Andrews, Wooster, Alcott

    Julie Andrews, The Wooster Group, and Todd Alcott's production of "A Pound of Flesh" are the winners of the 1997 Genie Awards. The two-year old honors, given out by the nonprofit company The Genesius Guild, acknowledge a theatre professional, a theatre company, and a theatrical production which each "make ...

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    Equity Creates New York Regional Post

    Actors' Equity Association is currently seeking a candidate to fill the union's newly created post of regional director for its New York office. While the Equity positions of western regional director and central regional director have been around for some time, up until now no corresponding New York post ...

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    Amid High Energy, Daniels Tells SAGers To Get Active

    "It was amazing, from the opening moment of a standing ovation, which surprised me, through a whole drum and fife corps coming in with flags," William Daniels recalled of Sunday's national membership meeting of the Screen Actors Guild, the first he chaired as the guild's new national president ...

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    NEA/TCG Playwright Applications Due

    The deadline for submission of an intent to apply card for the NEA/TCG Theatre Residency Program for Playwrights, a prerequisite for application, is Fri., March 14. Applications must arrive at TCG by April

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    THE 12 COMMANDMENTS OF AUDITIONS: You think nothing is written in stone in this business? Think again.

    So your agent calls with great news: "You have an audition at CBS tomorrow." You study the sides and head off to the audition. But what exactly should you do (or not do) once you're in that room to increase your chances of winning that callback? Just doing a ...