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Industry Roundup: Segerstrom Names New President, New Hires at Goodspeed, KGM, More
October 28, 2019
Margaret Skoglund, Executive Director of Open Stage Project, has been hired as a General Manager at KGM.
Preparing the Rising Generation
In June of 2018, Local 802 Executive Board Member Caryl Paisner chronicled her participation in Open Stage Project's Union Panel held on April 9th, 2019.
In her article for Local 802, Paisner describes the importance of mentoring the next generation of women and teaching young women about the benefits of labor unions. To read the full article, click "Read More."
Open Stage Project Organizes First-ever Female Union Panel For Young Women Interested in Backstage Theatrical Arts
April 8, 2019
Introducing Young Women to backstage Theatrical Arts
November 21, 2018
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ABOUT GENDER PARITY IN THE ARTS
Falling for the Lure of the Stage. The Backstage
Theater Jobs Skew White and Male, Study Finds
10 Powerhouse Female Creators Discuss...
She quoted Tina Fey explaining how diversity around the table in the writers’ room at “Saturday Night Live” — “not just cast and writers, but crew members, too,” Ms. Halpern said — changed the dynamic of that room.
Women and minority actors and stage managers are getting fewer jobs and often wind up in lower-paying shows than white male theater artists, according to a new study by
Collectively, these women are the invisible army of Broadway—and they’re all women.
Is this really the right time for a spate of male-authored, male-directed musicals about subservient women to come to Broadway?
Their instruments can evoke every color of the rainbow, but the designers are still overwhelmingly white and male.