#143 | Gerry O'Brien/Melissa Nolan| Irish Equity

May 14, 08:40 AM
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@paulbutlerlennox is joined on this episode by President Gerry O'Brien and Vice President Melissa Nolan of Irish Equity. 

A very important episode that all Actors and Performace professionals should bookmark to listen to. 
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How the new Deal with @screenproducersireland affects the industry and about support structures in the industry today. 

Formed as The Irish Actors' Equity Association (IAEA) was a trade union representing actors and workers in related fields in Ireland.
The union was founded on 21 March 1941, its founder members including Liam Redmond. Originally known as the Writers, Actors, Artists and Musicians Association, it became the Irish Actors' Equity Association in 1949.

Irish Equity represents Professionals in the live performance and theatre sector in the Republic of Ireland. Membership is open to the following professional categories: Actors; Theatre Directors; Stage Managers; Dancers; Designers – Costume, Set and Lighting; Theatre Makers; Theatre Practitioners and Stunt performers. Irish Equity members elect their own Executive at the Irish Equity AGM to manage the affairs of the union and it operates as part of the Services Industrial Professional & Technical Union.
President Gerry O'Brien and Melissa Nolan. @melissanolan100

Find out more about Irish Actors Equity on Irishequity.ie @irishequity (Twitter and Instagram)

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Rest in Peace. 

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