Episode 19 | Performing at Regional Theaters
Explore what it’s like performing at Regional Theaters across the U.S.!
Featured guest, Anne Marie Snyder has graced the stages of several major theaters as a dancer, singer and actor and shares some amazing insight into this unique sector of the industry. Learn about what to expect at auditions, how to prepare for singer calls, and the difference between performing on a National Tour versus at a Regional Theater. You’ll also discover how to obtain EMC points through working at participating theaters and weigh up the options surrounding whether or not to join Equity.
RESOURCES & RELATED CONTENT
Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)
Actor’s Equity Association (AEA)
Equity Membership Candidate Program (EMC) – EMC Participating Theaters & overall Program info
Non-Equity (Open Calls) – Auditions with no union affiliations. Union members are NOT able to attend
Equity Chorus Call (ECC) – Equity Audition for Ensemble roles
Equity Principal Auditions (EPA) – Equity Auditions for Principal roles (characters with names, lines and/or solos)
*Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) – AEA sister union
*American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA) – AEA sister union
*American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) – AEA sister union
*Guild of Italian American Actors (GIAA) – AEA sister union
*Eligible to join Equity after being a member for one year