[1] SAG-AFTRA Radio Plays presents Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch, Dec. 1 

When: Thursday, Dec. 1

First Show: 3 p.m. Click here to RSVP.

Second Show: 7 p.m. Click here to RSVP.

Where: The Wells Fargo Theater

Gene Autry Museum of Western Heritage

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027

Parking is free and located directly in front of the museum. 

The SAG-AFTRA Radio Players will celebrate Christmas with a visit to Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch, Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Autry National Western Heritage Museum.

There will be two performances. Each will include Santa Doesn’t Visit the Daniels Ranch and The Story of the Nativity.

Members and their guests are invited to a special presentation of Old Time Radiofeaturing original Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch shows.  The Christmas-themed presentation will include “the singing cowboy” and his cowpokes, sidekick Pat Buttram, Johnny Bond, The Pinafores, The Cass County Boys, and all the gang. It will feature live music, comedy and drama.

Questions? Please contact the Los Angeles Member Education Office at (323) 634-8277.

If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, please contact the Los Angeles Local Executive Office at (323) 549-6537 with the accommodation you are requesting.

2016 Annual SAG-AFTRA LA Host Committee’s Winter Celebration –Registration Now Open. Click here or go to sagaftra.org/holidayparty to RSVP.

 

Please note: Please bring in your unwrapped toys, gift cards, or food items to the member lobby of SAG-AFTRA Plaza.

[4] L.A. Local Open Board Meeting, Dec. 5 – RSVP by Dec. 1

 

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5

 

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza

James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level

5757 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Parking will be validated.

RSVPs are now being accepted.

Come watch your Los Angeles Local elected leaders in action. The Los Angeles Local is the only local in SAG-AFTRA that allows members to observe board meetings. Observer attendance is for observing only; no questions, comments, or verbal communication are allowed.

Space is limited. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Reservations are strongly encouraged and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis (subject to stated requirements). Walk-ups are limited to fire rules.

If interested, please RSVP to [email protected] or (323) 549-6029. Be sure to include your professional name, SAG-AFTRA membership number and contact information.

All members who would like to attend must be in good standing, affiliated with the LA Local and willing to comply with observation procedures. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian; parents/guardians of members under 18 years old are welcome. Accepted observers will be contacted with confirmation and details. All bags larger than 14” in any dimension (i.e., backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc.) will be prohibited from entry into the meeting. A light snack will be served.

Questions? Please contact the Los Angeles Local Executive Office at (323) 549-6537.

If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, please contact the Los Angeles Local Executive Office at (323) 549-6537 with the accommodation you are requesting.

The Los Angeles TV/Theatrical Wages & Working Conditions committee has completed its work.  The Los Angeles Co-Chairs wish to express their gratitude to all of the members who participated in this important process.

[6] Commercial Acting in LA: A Session Director’s Guide, Dec. 7

 

When: 1 – 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 7

 

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza

James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level

5757 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Parking will be validated.

 

RSVPs are now being accepted.

 

Join us for our new monthly event presented by the SAG-AFTRA L.A. Member Education Program. Shaan Sharma, Backstage contributor, working actor, acting coach, veteran commercial casting session director, and SAG-AFTRA Conservatory Committee member will be sharing everything you need to know in order to successfully pursue a commercial and on-camera acting career!

 

He will cover topics such as the huge differences between auditioning and casting for the theatrical and commercial sides of the business, the entire process of casting through booking, online casting services, headshots, reels, branding, representation and so much more. You’ll even pick up a few insider auditioning and casting tips. Additionally, Shaan will expand upon his “4 Steps to Becoming a Working Actor” as well as his “4 Pillars of a Joyful Acting Journey.”  To supplement this information, Shaan will also provide a free PDF copy of his book, Commercial Acting in L.A.: A Session Director’s Guide, as a gift to all attendees.

 

Click Here to RSVP.

 

Questions? Please contact the Los Angeles Local Member Education Office at (323) 634-8277.

 

This meeting is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing. Unfortunately, no guests allowed. PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD (paid through October 31, 2016 or April 30, 2017) FOR ADMITTANCE. If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, please contact the Los Angeles Local Executive Office at (323) 549-6537 with the accommodation you are requesting.

[7] Pieces of Glass Book Signing and Q&A with John Sacret Young, Dec. 8

 

When: 7:30 – 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8

 

Where: Writers Guild of America – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room
7000 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

The Writers Guild Foundation and Humanitas are thrilled to host a book signing followed by a Q&A with WGA Award-winning writer and author John Sacret Young.

 

The creator of China Beach and writer and producer of The West Wing will discuss Pieces of Glass – An Artoir, a memoir reflecting on his life and writing career through his love of art, with actor and China Beach star Robert Picardo.

 

Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP below. Event starts at 7:30pm.

 

Click Here to RSVP.

 

The event noted herein is provided as an informational service to SAG-AFTRA members and are administered by entities independent of SAG-AFTRA. Any questions must be handled by the provider. This information is not intended to serve as an endorsement by the union nor is any warranty or guarantee implied.

[8] Commercials 101, Dec. 13

 

When: 10 – 12 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13

Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

 

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza

James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level

5757 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Parking will be validated.

 

Join the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Department for an educational seminar for members on the basic terms and conditions of the 2016 Commercials Contract and the 2016 Audio Commercials Contract.

 

The first half of the presentation is based on the life of a commercial from the perspective of a principal performer – from audition to residuals. The second half is from the perspective of a background performer. Some of the topics we will address include meal periods, when payment is due, wardrobe/fittings, and travel time.

 

There will also be prizes during the commercials trivia portion of the seminar. Don’t miss out! RSVP early to get a seat.

 

Click here to RSVP.

 

Questions? Contact (323) 549-6858.

 

If you have reserved a space in this workshop and cannot attend, please cancel your reservation by Friday, Dec. 9 as a courtesy to members who may want to attend.

 

This workshop is only open to paid-up SAG-AFTRA members in good standing — no guests are allowed. Parents/guardians of performers under 18 years old are welcome. PLEASE BRING YOUR MEMBERSHIP CARD (paid through April 2016) FOR ADMITTANCE. Panelists are subject to change without notification. If you need an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodation, please contact the Commercials Department at (323) 549-6811 with the accommodation you are requesting.

[9] Member Discount: Writers on Writing with Randall Wallace, Dec. 6

 

When: 7:30 – 9 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6

Doors open at 7 p.m.

 

Where: Writers Guild of America – Del Reisman Multi-Purpose Room
7000 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90048

 

RSVPs are now being accepted.

 

Oscar-nominated and WGA Award-winning screenwriter, director, New York Times bestselling novelist, and songwriter Randall Wallace knows a thing or two about sweeping epic dramas. He wrote the Academy Award-winning Braveheart, Pearl Harbor, We Were Soldiers as well as The Man in the Iron Mask and Heaven is for Real, which he also directed.

 

On this special evening, Wallace, with moderator and Academy Award-nominated actor Greg Kinnear, will share his experiences starting in the industry as a songwriter and TV writer, how he made the move into directing and novel writing, and how he approaches researching and writing big historical war dramas.

 

Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s library and archive and other outreach programs.

 

Click Here to RSVP. Tickets are discounted to $15 for SAG-AFTRA members (regular price: $20)

 

The event noted herein is provided as an informational service to SAG-AFTRA members and are administered by entities independent of SAG-AFTRA. Any questions must be handled by the provider. This information is not intended to serve as an endorsement by the union nor is any warranty or guarantee implied.

[10] Reminders

 

  • SAG-AFTRA Member Orientation, Nov. 30

New to SAG-AFTRA or just want to refresh your memory?  Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 1 p.m. to get the 411 on what your union has to offer. No RSVP necessary.

  • Orientation meetings are approximately 3 hours long.
  • Validated parking is available in the SAG-AFTRA Plaza Parking Lot – enter off of Curson Ave.
  • Attendance is required for the entire meeting to receive a Conservatory application outside of the open enrollment period.
  • No RSVP is needed.
  • Bring current membership card or membership paid receipt with you.
  • Bring paper, pens or writing tablet.
  • For more information call (323) 634-8277.

 

  • Dues Must be Paid by Dec. 1 for Voting Eligibility for SAG Awards and “For Your Consideration” Screeners

SAG Awards are fast approaching and in order ensure your voting eligibility and receive screeners for the year’s films, be sure to pay your membership dues in full by Thursday, Dec, 1. Don’t miss the opportunity to have your voice heard in the choosing of this year’s SAG Award winning films! You may check your balance, pay your dues and update any address information online by logging into your member account at SAGAFTRA.org. If you have a question about your dues bill, please contact (866) 855-5191 (Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 5 p.m. PT).

 

  • Making it as a Dance Artist in LA: Creating a Successful Dance Career, Dec. 14

Do you ever feel pulled in too many directions by various work and educational opportunities? Do you find yourself unsure of where to focus or move forward in your career? In this introductory workshop led by the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), you will explore tools for creating and maintaining a successful dance career, create your own roadmap to success by clarifying your core values, and how to make powerful decisions that support your career by defining what’s most important to you. Refreshments will be provided. Click Here to RSVP.

[11] Member Discounts: Theaters, Restaurants and More

   

  • World Premiere of Icebergs Nov. 8 – Dec. 19

Los Angeles, California, where the weather is always nice, and the future looks bright… at least on the surface. Playwright Alena Smith (Showtime’s The Affair, HBO’s The Newsroom) and Geffen Playhouse Artistic Director Randall Arney bring you to Silver Lake on a warm November night for this acerbic, affectionate and affecting world premiere comedy, where a new generation of thirty-somethings navigate filmmaking and family planning, trying to put down roots before everything melts away. Click here or call (310) 208-5454 to purchase tickets. Receive special $42 orchestra tickets, which includes fees. (Regular price from $60 – $90 plus fees). Use code ICESAGAF at check out. Valid for performances November 8 – December 18, 2016. Expires December 18, 2016 or while supplies last. No ticket limit.

 

  • Click here for a full list of L.A. Local deals. Membership has benefits.

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