Actors Equity Association                                                    Approx. Membership:  40,000

Alan Eisenberg, Executive Director

1560 Broadway

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 869-8530



Performers (other than musicians), stage-managers, assistant stage managers employed in the “live”, dramatic and musical theater.


American Federation of Musicians                                         Approx. Membership: 110,000

Steve Young, President

1501 Broadway, Suite 600

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 869-1330



Musicians, conductors, music librarians, arrangers, copyists, singers (night club and cabarets).


American Federation of Television and Radio Artists                  Approx. Membership:  80,000

Dick Moore, Communications          

260 Madison Avenue             

New York, New York 10016

PH: (212) 532-0800



Performers other than musicians who are employed by the broadcasting, cable and/or recorded media including disc and videotapes.



American Guild of Musical Artists                                           Approx. Membership:    5,517

Linda Mays, President

1727 Broadway

New York, New York 10019

PH: (212) 265-3687



All performers (except musicians) stage managers and choreographers employed in opera, ballet and dance, also, concert (solo) artists, including musicians.


American Guild of Variety Artists                                           Approx. Membership:    5,000

Rod McKuen, Executive President

184 Fifth Street

New York, New York 10010

PH: (212) 675-1003


Performers (except musicians) in ice shows and circuses and performing in hotels and cabarets as part of a variety show.


Associated Actors and Artistes of America                              Approx. Membership:  69,000

165 W 46th Street

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 869-0358

e-mail to actors1919@aol.com


Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers               Approx. Membership:    1,000

Gordon Forbes, Secretary-Treasurer

165 West 46th Street, #1200

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 719-3666

e-mail to atpam@aol.com


Theater and concert hall managers, company managers and press agents.


Communication Workers of America                                       Approx. Membership: 490,621

Morton Bahr

501 Third Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20001

PH: (202) 434-1100



Technical and craft personnel employed in broadcasting, telecasting, recording, filming and allied industries.

Director’s Guild of America                                                    Approx. Membership:  11,829

Jay D. Roth, National Executive Director

7920 Sunset Blvd.

Hollywood, California 90046

PH: (310) 289-2000



In film, directors, production managers, and first and second assistant directors.  In tape, directors, associate directors, stage managers, and production assistants.


Guild of Italian American Actors                                           Approx. Membership:         70

Olga Barbato, Executive Secretary

352 W 44th Street-Ground Floor

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 262-7300



Hebrew Actors Union                                                           Approx. Membership:      200

Seymour Rexite, President

31 E. 7th Street

New York, New York 10003

PH: (212) 674-1923


Performers (except musicians) who are engaged in the field of Hebrew or Yiddish Language Theater.


International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employers                   Approx. Membership: 98,700

and Moving Picture Machine Operators

of the United States and Canada.

Thomas C. Short, President

1515 Broadway

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 730-1770



All craft and technical occupations associated with motion picture production, television broadcasting, sound and video recording, cable, legitimate theater, and audio visual materials.



International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers                        Approx. Membership: 718,742

Jack Stanley, Director, Broadcasting & Recording Dept.

1125 15th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20005

PH: (202) 833-7000



Technical and craft personnel employed in broadcasting, television, cable operations, sound and video recording, and program production.


Italian Actors Union                                                         Approx. Membership:           43

Sal Carrollo, Executive Secretary

1540 Broadway

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 765-0800


Performers (except musicians) who are engaged in the field of Italian language theater.


National Writers Union                                                       Approx. Membership:      6,500

Jonathan Tasini, President

113 University Pl, 6th Floor

New York, New York 10003

PH: (212) 254-0279



Freelance writers of all genres who work for American publishers or employers.


Screen Actors Guild                                                          Approx. Membership:    98,000

5757 Wilshire Blvd.

Hollywood, California 90036

PH: (323) 954-1600



Performers (other than musicians) employed in the production of motion pictures, television, videotape or videodisc as “extras” (non-speaking).


Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers                     Approx. Membership:      1,300

Barbara Hauptman, Executive Secretary

1501 Broadway

New York, New York 10036

PH: (212) 391-1070


Directors and choreographer in the professional theater.


United Scenic Artists                                                          Approx. Membership:    5,100

Paul Moore, National Business Agent

16 W. 61st Street

New York, New York 10023

PH: (212) 581-0300



Professional scenic designers, scenic artists, costume and lighting designers, diarama and display workers, and mural artists employed by television, theater, commercial producers, and motion picture studios.


Writers Guild of America, West                                             Approx. Membership:    8,094

Cheryl Rhoden, Communications

8955 Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles, California 90048

PH: (323) 951-4000



Writers in the fields of motion pictures, television, and radio in areas west of the Mississippi.


Writers Guild of America, East, Inc.                                       Approx. Membership:    3,700

Mona Morgan, Exec. Director

555 West 5th Street

New York, New York 10019

PH: (212) 245-6180



Writers in the field of motion picture, television and radio in areas east of the Mississippi.