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Fri, 04/03/2015 - 16:18

The Austin Actors Conservatory (AAC) Committee is soliciting new ideas and energy from the growing SAG-AFTRA membership in the Austin area. These dedicated professionals continue to bring monthly educational workshops, casting director sessions and networking opportunities from SAG Awards viewing parties to SXSW activities.

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Fri, 10/31/2014 - 16:43

Have you been "seen on the set" in the last few months? If so, let us help you spread the word in our next enews edition. Please forward your good news (name and project title) to trish.avery@sagaftra.org. We'll add you to the list of members whose work will be spotlighted in the Houston-Austin Local enews call sheet. Deadline for your information in our next edition is Nov 7.

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:46

ProACT Conservatory is hosting a Diversity in Casting and Storytelling industry event on Sept. 15. Indie Producer M. Legend Brown, Dallas Screenwriter Carolyn Hodge and Casting Directors Chris Telles and Tisha Blood will join other panelists to discuss the importance of representing the real world in our industry.

We want to promote our diverse membership at this important event. All members are welcome and we strongly encourage you to attend if you fall into one or more of the following categories:

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Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:41

Help us bring the casting heads from Paramount, Fox and Disney to SXSW! Vote for the SAG Foundation Panel at the SXSW PanelPicker website by Friday, Sept. 6 (11:59 PM CT). You can vote even if you do not plan to attend the festival. Just create an account at SXSW and vote. Let's help the SAG Foundation shine at SXSW!

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 17:25

We need to hear from YOU, the member!

Your local board needs to know what YOU would like in 2015. Please complete a brief survey (five questions) and help us plan for the best SAG-AFTRA member-experience in January 2015.

Click here to take the survey!

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 14:26

Austin Actors Conservatory Script to Screen Team
presents Live from the Boneyard Film Script
Novelist, Agent, Attorney Mike Farris Shares his Latest

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Fri, 08/02/2013 - 17:51

On August 2, 2013, the ballot tabulation of the Houston-Austin Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Dee Dawson* - National Board Member - Two-year term

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