Events

The SAG-AFTRA Board will be meeting in September, please feel free to contact any board member should you have questions or concerns to bring to the attention of the Board.
Local Events
Start: 03/30/2014 - 6:00pm
End: 04/27/2014 - 9:30pm

A complimentary audit of Aspiral Studio's ongoing scene study class is available for first time visitors in March and April. Geared towards film/TV actors, this class is designed to develop intuitive storytellers, and offers on-camera audition training and cold reading practice. Occasional guest instructors offer additional insight into the acting process, including commercial auditioning, Alexander Technique, and Linklater voice training.

Start: 04/24/2014 - 5:00pm
End: 04/24/2014 - 5:00pm

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is now accepting submissions from all states east of the Mississippi for its June 2014 NY Shorts Showcase – now in year five!
 
There is no entry fee, nor cost to attend the screening in New York City.
 
All shorts MUST be produced under a SAG-AFTRA union contract, and not run more than 20 minutes, including credits – no exceptions. Web series produced under a union contract are also eligible for consideration.

Start: 04/26/2014 - 9:00am
End: 04/26/2014 - 6:00pm

The Lau Lapides Company has partnered with local agents and casting directors to host a New England Industry Day. This is an incredible opportunity to work with, learn from, be seen as a working professional actor, voiceover, model, and print talent.

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-6 p.m., Saturday, April 26, 2014

Where: 149 Cedar Street, Suite One,
Wellesley, MA 02481

Please bring 6 copies of all of the following materials:

Start: 05/05/2014 - 7:00pm
End: 05/05/2014 - 7:00pm

The purpose of this conservatory is to teach actors everything they need to know about being on a film or TV set: rules, regulations, myths, and rumors of set life. This is a great opportunity to learn about what’s included in contracts as well as ways of protecting yourself during work.

Panel: SAG-AFTRA staff; Andrea Lyman

When: 7 p.m., Monday, May 5

Start: 06/02/2014 - 7:00pm
End: 06/02/2014 - 7:00pm

Are you overwhelmed trying to use social media?  Are you unsure how to get Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and New England Actors to work for you?  How do actors navigate these sites to their advantage? How should actors use social media to connect with casting and get work opportunities? What are the dos and don’ts of using social media?