31 October 2013
The fundraiser on the 9th September for members Laura Hughes and Pepe Roche totalled a fantastic £610.
10 October 2013
Tickets for 'Belfast By Moonlight' are £8.50 (preview & matinees) and £10.00 (evening performances) in St Georges Church, High Street, Belfast.
12 September 2013
Working with the Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) on the Creating without Conflict campaign seeks to challenge bullying and harassment in the entertainment industries.
8 September 2013
Seamus Justin Heaney,Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer, and the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature
passed away on the 30th August 2013.
8 September 2013
The Equity Council has published two new films contracts for use by members when working on student films or on non-commercial films.
29 May 2013
THE BBC is using too many London-based actors for dramas filmed in Northern Ireland and the republic, relegating locals to "cough and spit" supporting roles.
The claim has been made by Equity, the trade union for actors, which said it is losing members because BBC dramas such as The Fall, a Belfast-set psychological thriller starring Gillian Anderson that went on air this month, are using expat actors who live "within the M25" in England for leading roles in Northern Ireland productions instead of jobbing actors who live in the region.
29 April 2013
If you wish your feelings on the UTV franchise to be hear, write either to OFFCOM,Stormont minister for Arts & Culture or your local MLA'S immediately by using the letter on the branch website.
11 April 2013
The key objective of the MY THEATRE MATTERS campaign is to engage with audiences about the threat of funding cuts, particularly from local Councils, which is facing the theatres they love. Equity members are key to delivering that message. It is after all Equity members who audiences come to see perform and that interaction between audiences and performers is the very essence of theatre.
10 December 2012
Members have voted by three to two in favour of a smaller Equity Council and to give rights to English Area AGMs to send representatives to Equity’s annual conference.