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Arts as Labor

Acting as Labor – Interview with Lou Liberatore

Lou Liberatore is currently tearing up the stage at Actors Theatre of Louisville​ as Roy Cohn in Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America.” Lou is a veteran of the Circle Repertory Company, a Lifetime Member Artist at Ensemble Studio Theater and… Continue Reading →

In Defense of Artistic Work

“Sit in a full theater, and you will think you see so many lines drawn from the circumference of so many ears, while the actor is the center. He doth not strive to make nature monstrous; she is often seen… Continue Reading →

A Chicken in Every Pot and an ASM on Every Contract

Not too long ago, Equity ratified a LORT contract that added jobs for stage managers for the first time since the 1990s. When SPT was re-promulgated shortly thereafter, NO jobs for stage managers were added despite the fact that many… Continue Reading →

Myths that Keep Actors and Stage Managers Exploited and Broke

Prologue If you are a professional stage actor or stage manager in the United States, it’s likely that you have many beliefs about the “realities” of being a theatre professional. However, you may be surprised to learn that what you… Continue Reading →

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