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Internet Resources in Theatre: Professional Development

Internship Opportunities

New York Theatre Workshop

Fall, Spring, and Summer internships are offered in production, development, marketing, management, and the artistic department. A small, weekly stipend, or college credit may be offered.

Unions and Services for Performers

Actor's Equity Association: the union of American theatrical actors and stage managers

The News and Events section of this site contains current events articles on a variety of topics in different regions of the United States. Other sections include information on how to obtain an equity card and openings (see the section entitled, "casting call"). The FAQs treat health, auditions, filming & taping, membership questions, and others. A document library is included, and a glossary defines theatrical terms.


"SAG-AFTRA brings together two great American labor unions: Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. It represents more than 165,000 actors, announcers, broadcasters journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals." (from the website). The website contains information about member services, contracts, union information, and more. It also contains links to news, press releases, member alerts, and events.

The Actor's Fund of America

The Human Services Department section of this site includes information regarding vocation, housing, and social services. Information on health insurance, how to obtain tickets for special events, and access to an online newsletter are also available. Related sites including a section on Film & Television Related Sites and Unions & Guilds are listed under the "links" section of "About the Actor's Fund."