Commercial Actor: Commercial Actor's Unions

Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)

New York City

165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036

(212) 869-8530
NYC Audition Hotline: 877-232-1913, ext. 831

Los Angeles
5636 Tujunga Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91601

(323) 978-8080

Actors' Equity Association, founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 50,000 Actors and Stage Managers.  Visit the website  for information on our liaison cities. 

American Guild of Variety Artists
363 Seventh Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10001-3904
(212) 675-1003

West Coast Office
11712 Moorpark Street
Suite 110
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 508-9984
(818) 508-3029

The American Guild of Variety Artists is an AFL-CIO-affiliated labor union founded in 1939 to represent performing artists and stage managers for live performances in the variety field.  AGVA serves singers and dancers in touring shows and non-book theatrical revues, theme park and circus performers, skaters, comedians and stand-up comics, cabaret and club artists, lecturers/poets/monologists/spokespersons, and variety performers working at private parties and special events.

Note from SAG:  "Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have merged effective March 30, 2012. ... Please visit for news and event information."

Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
National office
5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 7th Fl.
Los Angeles CA 90036-0800

Switchboard: (323) 954-1600
Toll free: (855) SAG-AFTRA / (855) 724-2387
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcasters journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists, and other media professionals.

SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local
Mailing Address:
123 Boylston Avenue East, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98102

(206) 282-2506
Contact: Chelsea Harris, Membership Administrator.
The SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local represents members working in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Washington.