Upcoming Events

Your local sponsors special SAG-AFTRA events throughout the year. Don’t miss out! Check back frequently to stay connected and informed about your union’s activities.

Agent Access with Gill Hayes Talent Agency

Gill Hayes Talent Agency, Chicago's newest franchised agency, will interview SAG-AFTRA members for the purpose of representation the week of Sept. 29.

Deadline for submission of headshot and resume - mail or drop off only, no email submissions - is noon, Sept. 24. If selected for an interview, you will be notified by Monday, Sept. 29.

Please do not submit directly to the agent for this event. Mail or drop off your submission, including headshot, resume and your SAG-AFTRA member number, to Kathy Byrne at SAG-AFTRA Chicago, 1 East Erie, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60611. If you have any questions, please call Kathy at the SAG-AFTRA office, (312) 573-8081, ext. 5508.

SAG-AFTRA Chicago's Casting Access/Agent Access program is an ongoing, cooperative venture for the mutual benefit of Chicago talent agents, casting professionals and SAG-AFTRA members in good standing. It is not a workshop, training or "feedback" program or a guarantee of work or future audition or employment opportunities. It is an opportunity for casting professionals and talent agents to hold "generals" and become better acquainted with the wide variety of talent in Chicago's SAG-AFTRA membership.

Local Events
Start: 02/10/2015 - 5:30pm
End: 02/10/2015 - 8:00pm

New members represent the future for SAG-AFTRA. The more knowledgeable they are, the stronger our union and all members are. The goal of the New Members Subcommittee of the SAG-AFTRA Chicago Local's Community Outreach, Community Organizing committee is to educate, engage and empower professional actors from the moment they become union members.

Start: 02/13/2015 - 9:00am
End: 02/13/2015 - 11:45am

When: 9-11:45 a.m., Friday, Feb. 13

Where: Greater Chicago Food Depsitory (GCFD)
4100 W. Ann Lurie Pl.
Chicago, IL
Near Midway Airport.
Free parking is available.

SAG-AFTRA Chicago is returning to the GCFD. Join staff and members from 9 - 11:45 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 13.

Start: 02/24/2015 - 5:30pm
End: 02/24/2015 - 8:00pm

When: 5:30 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24
Where: KMRC
1 E. Erie, Suite 660
Chicago, IL

Are you and a bunch of your friends getting together and making short films? Webisodes? Spec TV pilots? Didn't think you needed to worry about being under contract? Well ...

Start: 02/25/2015 - 7:00pm
End: 02/25/2015 - 10:00pm

Don't miss the SAG-AFTRA Senior Radio Players’ next performance on Wednesday, Feb. 25. They will present episodes from two classic radio shows, The Life of Riley and The Whistler.

When: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Wednesday, Feb. 25
Where: Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center
77 E. Randolph (at Michigan)

Admission is free. However, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.