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Thu, 10/20/2016 - 16:33

The CBS Drama Diversity Casting Initiative is a nationwide program geared towards finding new break-out talent. The initiative, which is part of the CBS Diversity Institute, is designed to provide opportunities for underrepresented talent across the country, including areas with limited access to industry professionals.

Join the Young Performers Committee to celebrate our first YPC Social for the Houston-Austin Local.

This Halloween Social will feature bowling and games. What could be more fun than bowling in your Halloween costume? After auditions and business meetings, meet other child actors like you and have fun being a kid. Come in your Halloween costume and play tag team bowling facilitated by Main Event staff. Enjoy pizza and play games.

Start: 09/21/2016 - 12:30am
End: 09/21/2016 - 2:30am

The Houston-Austin Membership Outreach Committee and the Houston-Austin Social Committee would like to invite you to the Local’s monthly Membership Mixer. 

This will allow members the opportunity to meet, talk and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with fellow members, and share ideas on membership outreach participation in community service projects and other activities. 

We look forward to seeing and talking with you there!

When: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (and beyond, if you wish!), Tuesday, Sept. 20

Start: 09/17/2016 - 11:30pm
End: 09/18/2016 - 1:30am

Using SAG-AFTRA contracts is easier than you may expect. Attend this presentation to become familiar with the SAG-AFTRA low budget and new media agreements and learn how to employ SAG-AFTRA members in your projects. This workshop will be presented by Cynthia Williams, Regional Education & Outreach Liaison – who is visiting from the SAG-AFTRA office in Los Angeles.

When: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17
4:30 – 5 p.m. – Registration
5 – 6:30 p.m. – Presentation and Q&A

Start: 09/19/2016 - 12:00am
End: 09/19/2016 - 2:00am

When: 5 - 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18

Where: W Austin Hotel
200 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701
City Garage Parking $10 after 5 p.m.; Rideshare from Omni to W Hotel available through Ridefare.com (use code: SAG2016) or InstaRyde (existing riders use code: atx5)

The Austin Actors Conservatory presents our annual industry mixer with SAG-AFTRA members, Writers Guild of America members, producers, casting directors and agents.

Start: 09/30/2016 - 5:00pm
End: 10/02/2016 - 12:00am

Join your fellow Houston-Austin members at the MPAC Mini Film Festival at the University of Houston Central Campus. The festival will feature special guest Kim Fields (The Facts of Life)and SAG-AFTRA Dallas-Fort Worth Executive Director Trish Avery.

When: Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

Where: University of Houston Central Campus – Student Life Center
4800 Calhoun Center
Houston, TX 77004

Start: 09/20/2016 - 12:30am
End: 09/20/2016 - 2:30am

Using SAG-AFTRA contracts is easier than you may expect. Attend this presentation to become familiar with the SAG-AFTRA low budget and new media agreements and learn how to employ SAG-AFTRA members in your projects. This workshop will be presented by Cynthia Williams, Regional Education & Outreach Liaison – who is visiting from the SAG-AFTRA office in Los Angeles.

 

When: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19
5:30 – 6 p.m. – Registration
6 – 7:30 p.m. – Presentation and Q&A

Start: 09/18/2016 - 8:30pm
End: 09/18/2016 - 10:30pm

When: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18 
(Doors open at 1 p.m.)

Where: Omni South Park in the Oak Room
4140 Governors Row,
Austin, TX 78744
Free parking.

Join your fellow Houston-Austin members and learn important information on the President’s Task Force on Education, Outreach and Engagement, the SAG Awards and the Commercials Recapture Initiative.

Start: 08/21/2016 - 9:30pm
End: 08/21/2016 - 11:30pm

Please join us for the Austin Script2Screen team live read of Fly Me to The Moon by David Rakowiecki. The Script2Screen series is a live read by professional actors of un-produced film or TV scripts before an industry audience. Scripts are selected from professional writers and/or script festival winners. They are rehearsed, directed and performed by professionals before casting directors, producers, directors, potential investors and industry pros for one performance only.

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