Haley Hilton's headshot, featuring Hilton smiling broadly, sits on a wood floor along with a yellow Equity audition number. The text "I Joined the Union!" is superimposed in white.

Dancer Diary: I Joined the Union!

You guys, I did it: I joined the Actors’ Equity Association! Here’s why I decided now was the right time, and details on the timeline/process for joining.

What Does the SAG-AFTRA Influencers Agreement Mean for Dancers?

There’s a new path to union benefits and protections for dancers who earn money on social media. During a virtual meeting on February 6, the Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ national board voted to adopt its first-ever agree­ment for influencers—personalities and performers paid to promote products and services on networks like […]

Paris Opéra Ballet Sues One of Its Own Dancers

You’d think the Paris Opéra Ballet would be in damage-control mode after a leaked dancers’ survey, in April, brought up worrying reports of harassment and mismanagement. But instead of addressing these issues internally, the French company is suing one of its own dancers in order to strip him of his union representative status and subsequently […]

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