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Monday 6 May 2024

Notes from the Field: A Frank Conversation on Pay Equity in the American Theatre

Presented by ART/New York

Monday 6 May 2024
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This panel brings together a national group of advocates who are provoking conversations around the need for more equitable pay structures in our field: What does it take for a theatrical worker to make a living in 2024? What progress has been made? Where can we go from here? What experiments in pay structures and ways of working have met success? We invite you to witness this robust conversation and listen for ways to support a vibrant, diverse theatrical workforce.


Brídín Clements Cotton & Natalie Robin, Co-Authors of Theatre Work: Reimagining the Labor of Theatrical Production.
Elsa Hiltner, On Our Team.
Daniel Park, Obvious Agency.

Notes from the Field: A Frank Conversation on Pay Equity in the American Theatre is the first session in a three-part series on Pay Equity. Join us for the rest of the Pay Equity Series, including:

  • Tuesday 5 June from 12 p.m - 2 p.m ET // "The Advocators: Forging Paths to Pay Artists Better! A Panel at A.R.T./New York's Spring Summit." 
  • Tuesday 18 June from 2 p.m - 3:30 p.m ET // "Topical Roundtable // Pay Equity for Off & Off Off Broadway."

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HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based, peer-produced, open-access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by the nonprofit HowlRound. HowlRound TV is a free and shared resource for live conversations and performances relevant to the world’s performing-arts and cultural fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and develop our knowledge commons collectively. Anyone can participate in a community of peer organizations revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field by becoming a producer and co-producing with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, email [email protected] or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal. View the video archive of past events.

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