Creative Industry Organizations
Actors’ Equity Association
The Actors’ Equity Association is the labor union representing over 40,000 American actors and stage managers working in the professional theatre. Equity’s website contains information about the union and its various departments, programs, and contracts, industry-related news, and casting notices.
Association of Performing Arts Professionals
Excellent site for those interested in arts administration positions in the performing arts. Includes a job bank.
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education is an organization of individuals and institutions that provides vision and leadership for the profession and promotes excellence in theatre education. ATHE actively supports scholarship through teaching, research and practice and serves as a collective voice for its mission through its publications, conferences, advocacy, projects, and through collaborative efforts with other organizations.
Literary Manager and Dramaturgs of America
Professional organization with a variety of helpful resources and links.
NBCUniversal Page Program
“The premier early career experience in media” for recent grads interested in this industry.
Screen Actors Guild
The primary role of Screen Actors Guild concerns the members’ wages and working conditions, on their jobs, most Guild resources are spent on enforcing the contracts under which the members work. However, their web site has a terrific links page.
Theatre Communications Group
The national organization for the American theatre with over 440 member theatres offers a wide array of services.
University/Resident Theatre Association
The University/Resident Theatre Association is the country’s oldest and largest consortium of professional theatre training graduate programs and associated professional theatre companies.
United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
The Association of Design, Production, and Technology Professionals in the Performing Arts and Entertainment industry.