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SAMUEL J. FRIEDMAN HEALTH CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Published February 22, 2017   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in All Areas

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors announced plans to open a new health center for the performing arts and entertainment community in New York City.     Scheduled to open in March 2017 at The Actors Fund’s headquarters, conveniently located at 729 Seventh Avenue between 48th and 49th Street in Times Square, The Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts will serve as the medical care provider that is solely focused on the particular health care needs of the entertainment and performing arts community. Operated in partnership with The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors, The Friedman Health Center offers primary and specialty care, expedited referrals to physicians within the Mount Sinai Health Sy... Read More -->

Presidents’ Day

Published February 17, 2017   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in All Areas

In observance of Presidents' Day, AGMA offices will be closed on Monday, February 20. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 21 at 9:30am.... Read More -->

AGMA National Office Closed Today

Published February 9, 2017   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in All Areas

Due to extreme weather conditions in New York, the AGMA National Office is closed today. The office will reopen tomorrow, Friday, February 10th at 9:30 am.... Read More -->

StuyTown Middle Income Apartment Lottery

Published February 8, 2017   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in New York Area

Ever dream of living in a rent stabilized apartment at below market price in Manhattan? Now’s your chance. The StuyTown middle income waitlist is now open! If your household income is between $84,150 and $149,490, enter the housing lottery to secure a one or two bedroom apartment. The lottery closes on March 10th, so visit www.stuytownlottery.com for more information, to download an application or apply online!  ... Read More -->

Event with the Actors Fund – “Managing Injuries – Resources & Strategies”

Published February 6, 2017   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in New York Area

To our Dancers in the New York Area - We are hosting an event with The Actors Fund and Gibney Dance that would be beneficial for you to attend. This in-depth seminar will explore the physical, financial, and emotional effects of dance injuries. Griff Braun, our New York Area Dance Executive, who has over 25 years of dance experience with companies such as American Ballet Theatre and Lar Lubovitch, will moderate the panel of leading experts. RSVP: via Eventbrite LOCATION: Gibney Dance - LuEsther T. Mertz Learning & Leadership Studio 280 Broadway (enter at 53A Chambers) New York, NY 10007 ATTENDANCE RULES: Reservation Required. CONTACT NAME: Patch Schwadron CONTACT EMAIL: pschwadron@actorsfund... Read More -->

Welcome to the New AGMA Website!

Published February 3, 2017   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in All Areas

Welcome to the new AGMA website! A great deal of time and effort went into creating this site and the new design and features were done with you, the members, in mind. As you navigate through the website, please remember that the MyAGMA section is still a work in progress, and that refinements and new features will be added on a regular basis. If you have comments, questions, or suggestions regarding the website, please feel free to send them to AGMA@musicalartists.org. I believe you will enjoy perusing the new website and hope that you will take advantage of the many features that it offers you. Fraternally yours, James Odom President, AGMA... Read More -->

Support Group for Injured Dancers

Published January 10, 2017   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in New York Area

Support Group for Injured Dancers  Thursdays, January 26–March 16 | 11:00 am–1:00 pm The Actors Fund, 729 Seventh Avenue, 10th Floor RSVP via email or 212.221.7300 ext. 166 The Dancers’ Resource is pleased to offer an 8-week group for dancers who are currently dealing with or are recovering from injury, who may feel isolated because of their injuries, and who wish to better navigate their changing relationships with their bodies and dance. The group will provide a safe space for dancers to support one another at all stages of the healing process through open discussion and the sharing of resources and healthy coping strategies. Dancers’ Resource social worker Catherine Calhoun will be leading the group and is seeking ... Read More -->

AGMA & CSO Reach Agreement

Published December 22, 2016   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in Chicago / Midwest Area

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and Chicago Symphony Chorus have reached a new labor agreement The members of the Chicago Symphony Chorus, represented by the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) are pleased to announce that they have ratified a new labor agreement with a term to September 10, 2019. You can find the official joint statement here.          ... Read More -->

The Radio City Rockettes

Published December 14, 2016   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in Uncategorized

Please be advised that the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) does not represent The Radio City Rockettes, who have recently been asked to perform at the upcoming presidential inauguration. The Rockettes are represented by the American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA). For information on AGVA, please visit their website at http://www.agvausa.com. ... Read More -->