Stay in your top professional shape by attending the Colorado Conservatory, offering the latest tips for success in the business and the hands-on instruction you need for landing the part. Notices for workshops and special conservatory events are announced to all Colorado members by way of the Colorado Performer e-newsletter, print newsletter, and e-blasts.
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation enhances the lives of actors by investing in programs which help them in their professional endeavors. Their financial assistance, catastrophic health, educational and literacy programs reflect the concerns and interests of SAG members as well as their desire to "give back" to their communities. The SAG Foundation is independent from SAG but offers substantive services to Guild members, free of charge. For details please visit www.sagfoundation.org or call (323) 549-6708.
The Actors Fund is a resource for all entertainment professionals in need, crisis or transition. It provides social services and emergency financial assistance, employment and training, housing and health services. Call (323) 933-9244 or go to www.actorsfund.org.
Union Plus is a program created by the AFL-CIO to develop and coordinate member-only benefits. Our publications have showcased the Union Plus programs and services available to SAG-AFTRA members through Union Privilege. These programs and services have been developed nationally by Union Privilege – not by SAG-AFTRA – and all information and questions regarding the programs and services are handled by the individual program provides through dedicated toll-free phone numbers. SAG-AFTRA does not endorse any of the products or services. Please visit www.unionplus.org for a full listing of programs and discounts available to SAG-AFTRA members, which include:
Health Savings: Save up to 40% on prescriptions at more than 20,000 pharmacies nationwide.
Legal Services: Free and discounted legal services from union-friendly lawyers. Free consultation (up to 30 minutes). (888) 993-8886.
Mortgage & Real Estate: Mortgage & Real Estate: Competitive-rate mortgages for home purchase or refinancing and savings on real estate agent services. Main benefits of this mortgage/real estate offer are: Peace of mind – option to have mortgage paid for 6 months if actor is laid off or disabled, and up to one year during a strike, saving money – save hundreds of in closing costs; family benefits – union members and immediate family (parents and children) are eligible to obtain loan; personal service – one personalized, professional, and knowledgeable point of contact; and variety – a wide variety of mortgages are available, including loans for those with less-than-perfect credit or other unique circumstances.