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Dancers of Texas Ballet Theater Join AGMA

Published February 23, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

2/23/2023 – The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) is pleased to announce that the dancers of Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) have voted overwhelmingly in favor of unionizing with AGMA, the labor union of the finest dancers, singers, and staging staff in dance, opera, and concert choral performance throughout the United States. The dancers fought vigilantly for months to win their union, having faced an extensive union-busting campaign by TBT management and their hired consultant. After prevailing in a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearing toward the end of 2022, the NLRB ordered an immediate mail ballot election, with the vote count taking place on Friday, February 23. Given the results, TBT management has recognized... Read More -->

The Met’s Fellowship Application Deadline is Approaching

Published February 22, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

Applications are being accepted for Stage Manager Fellows and Stage Director Fellows at the Metropolitan Opera, with a deadline of March 10 at 5:00 p.m. ET. More Information As a reminder, AGMA announced that we expanded our bargaining unit at the Metropolitan Opera to include Stage Manager Fellows and Stage Director Fellows. Fellows will now be a part of the AGMA bargaining unit, be able to serve on AGMA Committees at the Met, be encouraged to participate in shop meetings, and are otherwise entitled to many benefits of AGMA membership. ... Read More -->

2023 AGMA Election Deadline Reminder: Candidate Materials AND Nominating Petitions are Due March 1

Published February 21, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

AGMA kicked off its 2023 National Officer and Governor Election on February 1. The deadline is fast for members who want to shape AGMA’s future and run for office! DEADLINE REMINDER: Completed and signed CANDIDATE MATERIALS FORMS AND completed and signed NOMINATING PETITION FORMS must be received by the AGMA National Office no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on March 1, 2023. KEEP IN MIND: All Candidates will be informed whether they have met the qualifications to run for office on or around March 20, 2023. AGMA staff will confirm that materials have been received but will not confirm that a candidate has provided a sufficient number of valid signatures or met the eligibility requirements prior ... Read More -->

REMINDER: AGMA Black Caucus Announces Open Meeting for Black Performing Artists

Published February 16, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

The AGMA Black Caucus (ABC) invites all AGMA members and non-AGMA Artists in the performing arts who identify as Black to attend their first meeting of 2023 on Wednesday, February 22, at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. The meeting will be held over Zoom. Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom details. Register here. This first National Meeting of the year will be an opportunity to connect with fellow Black AGMA (and non-AGMA) Artists and offer updates on how the recent work of the Caucus is creating positive change across the industry. The AGMA Black Caucus also wants to hear directly from Artists and learn more about what is going on in your community! The ABC has accomplished many things in... Read More -->

2023 AGMA Election Deadline Reminder: Candidate Materials AND Nominating Petitions are Due March 1

Published February 13, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

AGMA kicked off its 2023 National Officer and Governor Election on February 1. Members who want to shape AGMA’s future are encouraged to run for office! DEADLINE REMINDER: Completed and signed CANDIDATE MATERIALS FORMS AND completed and signed NOMINATING PETITION FORMS must be received by the AGMA National Office no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on March 1, 2023. KEEP IN MIND: All Candidates will be informed whether they have met the qualifications to run for office on or around March 20, 2023. AGMA staff will confirm that materials have been received but will not confirm that a candidate has provided a sufficient number of valid signatures or met the eligibility requirements prior to March 20... Read More -->

AGMA Launches I.D.E.A. Job Posting Resource Page

Published February 8, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

Accessibility and inclusion should be top of mind for job posters throughout every step of the hiring process. In an effort to share hiring opportunities in a broader range of outlets to increase the number of applicants often underrepresented in AGMA-represented positions and roles, AGMA has recently published this Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (I.D.E.A.) Job Posting Resource Page. While AGMA Signatory Companies should not limit their hiring opportunity postings to the outlets listed here, they are strongly encouraged to familiarize themselves with the resources on this list and use them to expand their reach when circulating their audition listings and job postings! The page is public and can be found under th... Read More -->

AGMA Black Caucus Announces First National Meeting of 2023

Published February 6, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

The AGMA Black Caucus (ABC) invites all AGMA members and non-AGMA Artists in the performing arts who identify as Black to attend their first meeting of 2023 on Wednesday, February 22, at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. The meeting will be held over Zoom. Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom details. Register here. This first National Meeting of the year will be an opportunity to connect with fellow Black AGMA (and non-AGMA) Artists and offer updates on how the recent work of the Caucus is creating positive change across the industry. The AGMA Black Caucus also wants to hear directly from Artists and learn more about what is going on in your community! The ABC has accomplished many things in 2022. A... Read More -->

AGMA’s January Newsletter

Published February 3, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

AGMA's January Newsletter was emailed to members in good standing on January 30. (Be sure to check your spam/promotions/other folders!) This first newsletter of the new year included an important dues reminder, information on the AGMA National Election, exciting organizing updates, mental health resources, audition and job opportunities, updates from AGMA caucuses, and a recap of the January Board Governors Meeting! As a reminder, members can review ALL of AGMA’s past monthly newsletters by visiting the Newsletter Archive on the website (MyAGMA login required). ... Read More -->

AGMA’s 2023 State of the Union Report

Published February 2, 2023   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

On Monday, January 23, 2023, National Executive Director Sam Wheeler delivered a State of the Union report to the AGMA Board of Governors at its monthly meeting. On Thursday, January 26, the State of the Union was recorded so the full membership could be made aware of the many achievements of this past year, as well as learn more about what can be expected in 2023. To access the members-only recording, log in to MyAGMA and choose "AGMA Webinars" from the MyAGMA dropdown menu. ... Read More -->