Background 101

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Background 101
Start: 06/12/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 06/12/2017 - 8:30pm

Do you ever wonder what your contract rights are on set? What constitutes an upgrade on a TV/Theatrical project? If something goes wrong on set, who should you tell, and should it be reported immediately or can it wait until tomorrow? There is so much to learn about the contract provisions for background performers. Come learn the ins and outs of doing background and extra work in Chicago.  

When: 6 - 8:30 p.m., Monday, June 12 

Where: Kaufherr Members Resource Center (KMRC)

             1 E. Erie, Suite 660

             Chicago, IL 60611

RSVP: Please RSVP to or call Sean Hennessy at (312) 867-2549 to reserve your spot.
If you previously sent an RSVP and received a bounce back, you will need to RSVP again. Seats are still available. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Panelists include:

  • A representative from the Illinois Film Office
  • A representative from 4 Star Casting

Park for $13 at 10 East Ontario. Enter on the north side of Ontario between Wabash and State, and then take a ticket. When you sign in, you may purchase a four-hour ticket for $13. You will need both tickets to exit the parking structure. Cash only, otherwise add $1 for credit card purchase.

This meeting is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. Parents/guardians of younger performers under 18 years old are welcome. SAG-AFTRA members, please bring your membership card (paid through Oct. 31, 2017) for admittance.