Actors: Should you sign a managerial agreement?

sm equityOn March 1, 2014, the rules regulating agents and managers in NSW changed.

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Actors Equity calls on Abbott Govt not to axe ABC funding

sm equityActors Equity is calling on the Abbott Government to honour its pre-election promise not to cut ABC funding.

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Equity Ensemble Awards – Voting Open!

sm equityThe Equity Ensemble Awards were introduced in 2011 to honour excellent performances by Australian television ensembles. All Equity members are now invited to submit their votes for the 2014 winners.

 

Performing Arts WA Awards

sm equityOn Monday March 24, WA celebrated the inaugural Performing Arts WA (PAWA) Awards (previously the WA Equity Benevolent Guild Awards), held at the Duxton Hotel Ballroom, bringing together professional performing artists, the State’s major theatre companies, emerging, independent and project companies, media, government as well as associated industry practitioners and organisations.

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Congratulations Cate!

sm equityA huge congratulations to Equity member Cate Blanchett on her best actress Oscar win for her remarkable performance in Woody Allen’s ‘Blue Jasmine’. 

New protections for NSW performers

sm equityNew regulations for agents in NSW include stricter financial practices, a code of conduct, a website of agents who breach the regulations and enforceable penalties.  Read our fact sheet here.