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California Wildfires: Relief for Affected IA Members

Financial relief is available for IATSE members affected by the fires through the Walsh/Di Tolla/Spivak Foundation. IATSE members in need of assistance should submit a written request to their local union.

Diversity Committee and NY Stage Review Communication - A Step Forward for Designers

Following the review for “India Pale Ale” at Manhattan Theatre Club, the Union’s Diversity Committee wrote a letter asking for theatrical critics’ support in diversity efforts. The reply was a fantastic first step in an ongoing and necessary conversation.

Book Publication - Color & Light: Navigating Color Mixing in the Midst of an LED Revolution

Clifton Taylor (LD) has written a new book. It features a forward by Jane Cox (LD) and it is an essential practical guide to how color works in light from the perspective of a theatrical lighting designer.

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United Scenic Artists holds many different Collectively Bargained Agreements with employers in scenic shops, theatre, film, television, commercials, opera and dance. In Addition members work under a number of IATSE Agreements. Many complete agreements and up-to-date rate sheets are available for download, or upon request from the appropriate Union Business office.

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Membership Information

United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, IATSE, founded in 1896, is a labor union and professional association of Designers, Artists, Craftspeople, and Department Coordinators, organized to protect craft standards, working conditions and wages for the entertainment and decorative arts industries. The members of Local USA 829 work in film, theatre, opera, ballet, television, industrial shows, commercials and exhibitions.

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New York

Local 802 Musician's Hall, 322 W 48th St, New York, NY 10036


St Louis

2329 Virginia Ave St Louis, MO 63104


New Member Orientation

USA Local 829, 29 W 38th St 15th Floor, NY NY 10018

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