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* Deadline Jan. 6 *

The Northwest Screenwriters Guild, in conjunction with the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local, is seeking actors to bring to life 8-10 page script excerpts from talented local screenwriters in a staged reading format. In this special showcase, priority is given to works by minority writers that express diverse perspectives.

When: 6 – 9:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 7
Directors will meet with readers starting at 1:30 p.m.

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:06

Rik Deskin

The SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local held its membership meeting and holiday party at Naked City Brewery and Taphouse on Dec. 11, 2017. Below is a copy of my report to the membership. 

Hello Union Brothers and Sisters,

This has been an interesting and sometimes challenging year for many of us. Our union continues to prevail and we continue to add members. We number 160,000 nationally. 

Start: 01/07/2018 - 10:00am
End: 01/07/2018 - 1:00pm

As part of a series of events focusing on casting opportunities for actors who have been historically overlooked in the entertainment industry, Casting Society of America (CSA) Diversity Committee will focus this month on performers with disabilities (PWDs). Performers will be given an opportunity to do a two-page prepared scene of the performers’ choice in front of a panel of CSA casting directors. Please note, the reading will be taped and the reading is NOT for a job opportunity.

Start: 12/11/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 12/11/2017 - 9:30pm

As we draw to the close of another year, it’s time to come together to celebrate the season. The Seattle Local Board cordially invites you to the 2017 Winter Membership Meeting and Annual Holiday Party!

When: 6 – 9:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 11
Membership Meeting from 6 - 7:00 p.m.
Party from 7 – 9:30 p.m.

Where: Naked City Taphouse
8564 Greenwood Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98103

Thousands of audiobooks are produced annually in all areas of the country, and audiobooks have become one of the fastest growing areas for SAG-AFTRA coverage. For many actors, this has become a challenging, rewarding acting career, complete with stable wages and health and retirement contributions. But where do you start, how do you grow, and how far can you go as an artist and a businessperson in this booming industry?

Start: 11/07/2017 - 7:00pm
End: 11/07/2017 - 9:00pm

Come learn about the benefits of union membership, ask questions and meet the SAG-AFTRA Local leadership and staff. Are you thinking about working in commercials? SAG-AFTRA members and staff have also been hard at work to unionize more local made in played in commercial work, so come check out the Pacific Northwest Commercial Contract presentation to find out what that means for you.

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Tuesday Nov. 7

Start: 09/16/2017 - 11:00am
End: 09/17/2017 - 5:00pm

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is coming to Portland and providing FREE events! This is your opportunity to act in front of top industry casting professionals.

Make sure you are logged in to when attempting to RSVP. If you are new to the Foundation site, please create an account on their home page. To create an account, you will need your SAG-AFTRA ID number, email and a password. It’s simple!

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:20

On Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, the ballot tabulation of the Seattle 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.