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  • Advice

    3 Ways to Join Equity

    Actors’ Equity Association is the labor union representing theatrical actors and stage managers across the United States. Whether you’re just starting out or a decade into the biz, here are three ways to join!

  • News

    Take Free Workshops With Second City Hollywood

    Hollywood’s Second City is opening its doors June 20 to anyone and everyone interested in free workshops and shows coming out of the California comedy hub!

  • News

    Lincoln Center Offers Educational Workshops for Artists

    In addition to workshops and programs for artists exploring the intersection between arts and education, theater artists from all over the world will be speaking at Summer Forum 2015.

  • News

    A $10K Deadline for L.A. Theater Artists

    Theater artists on the search for grants, check out the Center Theatre Group’s Richard E. Sherwood Award, aimed at emerging artists based in Los Angeles.

  • Advice

    6 Classes For Aspiring Actor-Writers

    Backstage has rounded up six classes—from Los Angeles to New York, down South, and beyond—for actors interested in creating their own breakout roles.

  • News

    Ava Duvernay’s Epic Twitter Takeover

    Director of the Oscar-nominated “Selma” proves herself a powerhouse and leader with her online event “Rebel-A-Thon,” featuring over 40 black filmmakers dispensing their well-earned advice to Twitter users using the hashtag #ARRAY.

  • Advice

    1 Way to Get Closer to Your Broadway Dreams

    Backstage chats with the director of education at the Broadway Dreams Foundation about what opportunities the not-for-profit has to offer actors of all ages with dreams of standing on stage on the Great White Way.

  • Interview

    Take a MasterClass With Dustin Hoffman

    A new online course puts working actors in touch with the lessons the Academy Award winner wishes he’d been taught before embarking on a career in acting.

  • News

    2 New Workshops for Multimedia Creators

    Made in NY Center by IFP is offering two new workshops in the months of June, July, and August for entrepreneurial multimedia creators as well as storytellers utilizing location-based narratives to enhance their work.

  • Advice

    6 Ways for Writers to Get Free Money!

    Here’s a list of grants, residencies, and fellowships for playwrights and screenwriters both in the United States and overseas.