Myth #1

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SAG-AFTRA leaders in Texas realize many myths exist about being a union member in a ‘right-to-work’ state. To bust these myths and arm you with the facts, a Top 10 Myths list has been created. These myth-busting facts also include additional resources to help you steer your career in the right direction.
We believe you will find this information helpful and want you to join us - your fellow members - to grow the union market in our community. To find out how you can be a part of our Texas Leadership Think Tank, please contact Trish Avery at

MYTH #1:
"Union actors are better actors.”

This is TRUE! You’re better because…

FACT: Union actors uphold the industry standards for all performers.
FACT: Union actors are experienced professionals who know how to act on set. Pun intended.

FACT: When you’re a union actor in a ‘right-to-work’ state, it shows you’re invested in your career and expect professional industry standards on every job.
FACT: You are a member because you enjoy all of the financial, professional, and social benefits you receive from being in SAG-AFTRA.

FACT: You respect your craft and the business.

FACT: You are a part of a member-driven organization whose sole purpose is to support you! 
Know someone who wants to become a member? Click here for membership information or call your local union office at (214) 363-8300.

Questions? Call your local union office at (214) 363-8300.