Off-Broadway Designers Agree on First-Ever Contract with IATSE

Labor News, Industry News

Reprinted from Deadline Hollywood by  on March 8, 2017. 

The Off-Broadway League and United Scenic Artists, IATSE Local USA 829, have agreed to terms on an inaugural contract covering off-Broadway designers. If ratified by members, the three-year deal will go into effect in July.

More than 4,300 members comprise Local USA 829, made up of artists and designers working in film, theater, opera, ballet, TV, industrial shows, commercials and exhibitions. Costume designer Colleen Atwood, a Local USA 829 member, won the Oscar this year for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

No details of the new contract were announced. …

Deadline Hollywood 3/8

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