Commerical Actor: Commercial Actor's Unions

Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)

New York City

165 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
(212) 869-8530
Fax: (212) 719-9815
NYC Audition Hotline: 877-232-1913, ext. 831

Los Angeles
5636 Tujunga Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91601

(323) 978-8080

Fax: (323) 978-8081

actorsequity.org

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. 

 

Note from SAG:  "Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have merged effective March 30, 2012.  During this time of transition, please visit SAGAFTRA.org for news and event information."

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)

5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 9th Fl.
Los Angeles CA 90036-0800
Tel:  323-634-8100
Fax: 323-634-8194 

Website:  www.aftra.org

Seattle Office

Steve Reeder, Local President
Brad Anderson, Executive Director
AFTRA Northwest
123 Boylston Avenue East, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98102
Tel:  206-282-2506
Fax:  206-282-7073

Email:  seattle@aftra.com  

Website: www.aftra.org/seattle.htm

Portland Office

Mary MacDonald-Lewis, Local President
Wesley Jones, Executive Director

1001 SE Water Avenue, Suite 305
Portland, OR 97214
Tel: (503) 279-9600
Fax: (503) 279-9603
Email:  portland@aftra.com  

Website:  www.aftra.com/portland.htm

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) is a national labor union representing over 70,000 performers, journalists and other artists working in entertainment and news media.  These media fields include broadcast, public and cable television (news, sports and weather; drama and comedy, soaps, talk and variety shows, documentaries, children's programming, reality and game shows); radio (news, commercials, hosted programs); sound recordings (CDs, singles, Broadway cast albums, audio books); "non-broadcast" and industrial material as well as Internet and digital programming.

 

American Guild of Variety Artists
363 Seventh Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10001-3904
Tel: (212) 675-1003
Fax: (212) 633-0097

Email:  agva@agvausa.com

Email:   agvany@aol.com  

Website: www.agvausa.com

West Coast Office
11712 Moorpark Street
Suite 110
Studio City, CA 91604
Tel: (818) 508-9984
Fax: (818) 508-3029
Email: agvawest@earthlink.net

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.

 

Screen Actors Guild (SAG)

5757 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036-3600

Tel:  (323) 954-1600
Tel:  1-800-SAG-0767

Email:  saginfo@sag.org    

Website:  www.sag.org

Seattle Office

Dena Beatty, Executive Director
800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel:  (206) 402-5958 or (800) 724-0767 ext. 7
Fax:  (206) 402-3489 or (800) 978-6741 

Website:  www.sag.org/branches/seattle

Established in 1933, the Screen Actors Guild represents over 125,000 actors working in film and digital motion pictures and television programs, commercials, video games, corporate/educational films, Internet and all new media formats.