A non-union actor can audition for and be hired for a union project. And depending on the project plus governing union, the actor can easily be hired either as union or non-union.
Actors Equity Association
A possible touring version of the Broadway musical resurrects safety questions.
A planned auction of 54 VHS tapes featuring early auditions by actors Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock, and many others has touched off a fit of handwringing in the casting community and endangered the age-old idea of the audition room as sacred space.
Performers can often be overwhelmed by their complicated employment history, but AEA’s VITA program is here to help.
It only took 100 years, but Actors’ Equity Association is now a direct member of the AFL-CIO.
With Equity headquarters undergoing renovations, the sign-up process and locations for auditions are changing.
With Jordan Dean’s Skipper excised from “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” starring Scarlett Johansson, Backstage digs into the contractual ramifications of that choice for the actor.
Actors' union shows solidarity with stagehands in ongoing dispute with South Florida touring house.