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The Actors Fund Hosts a New Monthly Sexual Harassment Support Group

Published January 17, 2019   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in New York Area

Sexual Harassment Support Group The Actors Fund is providing  a safe and confidential space for those who have experienced sexual harassment in the entertainment and performing arts community. This is a monthly support group for processing, sharing and developing new skills with the assistance of others. (more…)... Read More -->

Affordable Housing Opportunity in NYC

Published October 10, 2018   |  By Drew Rosenfeld  |  Post in New York Area

Manhattan Affordable Housing Opportunity - Application Deadline: December 7, 2018 We are excited to spread the word about a newly-constructed, rent stabilized, affordable housing property in Manhattan’s Hell's Kitchen neighborhood at 540 W 53rd Street Apartments.  This Affordable Housing Lottery for 102 units includes elegant studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom residences, adjacent to a community garden, offering extraordinary rooftop, river and city views. New to affordable housing lotteries? Check out this guide for assistance. Historic Hell’s Kitchen provides a wide variety of cultural institutions, shopping, dining and recreation for your family. You could live in close proximity to Central Park, the Theater District, High Line... Read More -->

Thriving in Arts and Entertainment in NYC

Published October 20, 2017   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in New York Area

The Arts & Entertainment Worker Resource Center, in partnership with the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and The Worker Institute at Cornell, is pleased to present a 3-seminar series:  Thriving in Arts and Entertainment in NYC. These seminars will provide crucial information for early career artists, entertainers, and cultural workers about resources to help them survive & thrive in NYC, including healthcare and housing, fiscal sponsorship and funding opportunities, as well as their rights as workers.  We hope you will forward the attached invitation to any members of your community who might be interested in joining us for one, two, or all three of our free seminars.  Presenters will include: *           ... Read More -->

StuyTown Middle Income Apartment Lottery

Published February 8, 2017   |  By Musical Artists  |  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 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 Musical Artists  |  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 -->

Support Group for Injured Dancers

Published January 10, 2017   |  By Musical Artists  |  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 -->