A letter to the voters…

BIG NEWS: This weekend your Equity ballot was mailed to you. Yes MAILED. Due to an anti-union challenge undermining established NLRB regulations, this will be a snail-mail only election. Bummer. It should be arriving in your mailbox this week. If you don’t get one by...

My Video Statement

For the first time, candidates have the opportunity to provide a link to a two minute video statement in lieu of the traditional speechifying at the April membership meeting. The fact is, with over 100 candidates, we could never have accommodated everyone, nor would...

Member Question

Members often contact me privately with questions and concerns, and I respond in the same manner. But sometimes the questions bear repeating, such as these from member, Josh Lamon. Hey Brian! We don’t know one another but I’m following the AEA campaign and...

Nurturing Small Professional Theatres for 15 Years

Paying artists doesn’t close theatre doors... On the contrary, statistically speaking, theatres paying actors and stage managers more have sustained growth. Maybe they’re doing something right! Paying artists doesn’t close theatre doors... On the contrary,...

My leadership checklist…

#1. Always move forward Don’t get stuck in the past, or procedure, or ego. Move forward. #2. Never take it personally It’s never about me. If it somehow becomes about me, STOP. Step back. Take myself out of the equation. Then get back to work for the...