UNIONS WITH SUBSTANTIAL MEMBERSHIP IN
THE ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA INDUSTRY


Actors Equity Association
Alan Eisenberg, Executive Director
1560 Broadway
New York, New York 10036
PH: (212) 869-8530
www.actorsequity.org
Approx. Membership: 40,000
Performers (other than musicians), stage-managers, assistant stage managers employed in the "live", dramatic and musical theater.

American Federation of Musicians
Steve Young, President
1501 Broadway, Suite 600
New York, New York 10036
PH: (212) 869-1330
www.afm.org
Approx. Membership: 110,000
Musicians, conductors, music librarians, arrangers, copyists, singers (night club and cabarets).

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Dick Moore, Communications
260 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10016
PH: (212) 532-0800
www.aftra.com
Approx. Membership: 80,000
Performers other than musicians who are employed by the broadcasting, cable and/or recorded media including disc and videotapes.

American Guild of Musical Artists
Linda Mays, President
1727 Broadway
New York, New York 10019
PH: (212) 265-3687
www.musicalartists.org
Approx. Membership: 5,517
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
Rod McKuen, Executive President
184 Fifth Street
New York, New York 10010
PH: (212) 675-1003
Approx. Membership: 5,000
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
165 W 46th Street
New York, New York 10036
PH: (212) 869-0358
e-mail to actors1919@aol.com

Approx. Membership: 69,000
Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers
Gordon Forbes, Secretary-Treasurer
165 West 46th Street, #1200
New York, New York 10036
PH: (212) 719-3666
e-mail to atpam@aol.com
Approx. Membership: 1,000
Theater and concert hall managers, company managers and press agents.

Communication Workers of America
Morton Bahr
501 Third Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
PH: (202) 434-1100
www.cwa-union.org
Approx. Membership: 490,621
Technical and craft personnel employed in broadcasting, telecasting, recording, filming and allied industries.

Director’s Guild of America
Jay D. Roth, National Executive Director
7920 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, California 90046
PH: (310) 289-2000
www.dga.org
Approx. Membership: 11,829
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
Olga Barbato, Executive Secretary
352 W 44th Street-Ground Floor
New York, New York 10036
PH: (212) 262-7300
www.nygiaa.org

Approx. Membership: 70
Hebrew Actors Union
Seymour Rexite, President
31 E. 7th Street
New York, New York 10003
PH: (212) 674-1923
Approx. Membership: 200
Performers (except musicians) who are engaged in the field of Hebrew or Yiddish Language Theater.

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employers
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
www.iatse.lm.com
Approx. Membership: 98,700
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
Jack Stanley, Director, Broadcasting & Recording Dept.
1125 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
PH: (202) 833-7000
www.ibew.org
Approx. Membership: 718,742
Technical and craft personnel employed in broadcasting, television, cable operations, sound and video recording, and program production.

Italian Actors Union
Sal Carrollo, Executive Secretary
1540 Broadway
New York, New York 10036
PH: (212) 765-0800
Approx. Membership: 43
Performers (except musicians) who are engaged in the field of Italian language theater.

National Writers Union
Jonathan Tasini, President
113 University Pl, 6th Floor
New York, New York 10003
PH: (212) 254-0279
www.nwu.org
Approx. Membership: 6,500
Freelance writers of all genres who work for American publishers or employers.

Screen Actors Guild
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Hollywood, California 90036
PH: (323) 954-1600
www.sag.com
Approx. Membership: 98,000
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
Barbara Hauptman, Executive Secretary
1501 Broadway
New York, New York 10036
PH: (212) 391-1070
Approx. Membership: 1,300
Directors and choreographer in the professional theater.

United Scenic Artists
Paul Moore, National Business Agent
16 W. 61st Street
New York, New York 10023
PH: (212) 581-0300
www.usa829.org
Approx. Membership: 5,100
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
Cheryl Rhoden, Communications
8955 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90048
PH: (323) 951-4000
www.wga.org
Approx. Membership: 8,094
Writers in the fields of motion pictures, television, and radio in areas west of the Mississippi.

Writers Guild of America, East, Inc.
Mona Morgan, Exec. Director
555 West 5th Street
New York, New York 10019
PH: (212) 245-6180
www.wgaeast.org
Approx. Membership: 3,700
Writers in the field of motion picture, television and radio in areas east of the Mississippi.