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AGMA and SDC Release Return-to-Work Playbook

Published August 26, 2020   |  By Alicia Cook  |  Post in All Areas

AUGUST 26, 2020 - American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) and Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) announce the wide release of the AGMA/SDC Return to Stage and Performing Arts Playbook. “From the onset of this life-changing pandemic, the economic security, health, and safety of our members have been top of mind. AGMA, SDC, and our medical experts are extremely proud of our Playbook, as it helps to address the unique risks of singing, dancing, stage managing, choreographing, and directing,” said Len Egert, National Executive Director of AGMA. “Our Playbook was initially intended as an internal tool for AGMA and SDC, but we are happy to make it widely available to the industry at large, because we are all in this toget... Read More -->

Announcing the AGMA Black Caucus

Published August 24, 2020   |  By Alicia Cook  |  Post in All Areas

A new caucus has been established within the American Guild of Musical Artists. The AGMA Black Caucus will empower marginalized voices and bodies to combat systemic racism throughout the opera, dance, and choral music industries, and the larger performing arts community. The Caucus serves to work toward several ongoing objectives. Highlights include: Making Black union members more aware of their rights as members and compelling AGMA to do anti-racist work, within the Union and with its affiliated companies, to foster a stronger relationship between AGMA and its Black membersEnsuring that the Union demands that companies implement policies, training, and hiring procedures that shift workplace culture, advance equity, and ... Read More -->

AGMA Publishes the Summer 2020 Issue of AGMAzine

Published August 6, 2020   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

AGMA is happy to announce that the SUMMER 2020 issue of AGMAzine, the official publication of the American Guild of Musical Artists, is now available for viewing. The theme for this issue is #WeAreAGMA, an important reminder of how AGMA members remain connected, now more than ever. To open the magazine, click here. Note: Due to COVID-19, the magazine is only available as an e-magazine. ... Read More -->