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December 13, 2016 Events & Performances

The Looking Ahead Awards Honors Young Performers Community

The stars were shining in Hollywood for the 2016 Looking Ahead Awards on Tuesday night at the beautiful Taglyan Complex!

November 22, 2016 Services & Programs

A message from Chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell

"This is the time for the challenging and healing work of artists and the arts." From the opening remarks made by Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Actors Fund, at our Board's November 17 meeting.

November 17, 2016 Services & Programs

A special message from Chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell and CEO Joe Benincasa

Our Democracy zigs and zags, and today things seem different because of the presidential election. One thing that does not zig or zag is our dedication to helping people in our performing arts community in need.

November 16, 2016 Press Release, Services & Programs

LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL SELECTS THE ACTORS FUND AND Thomas Safran & Associates FOR THE HOLLYWOOD ARTS COLLECTIVE

The new $35 million development will provide mixed-income affordable and market-rate housing with a preference for artists and space for local non-profit arts organizations, reinvigorating the landscape for and supporting Hollywood as an accessible arts entertainment district.

November 15, 2016 Services & Programs, Client Stories

Real Stories, Real Lives: Leslie

Leslie built a 30 year career as a Broadway porter, ensuring that the theatre is neat, clean, free of clutter and safe for guests. She recently faced a difficult time and turned to The Actors Fund for help.

November 14, 2016 Events & Performances

“I am living proof right here that what you do makes such a difference.”

Thanks to your generous support, when people in our performing arts community are facing uncertainties—either on a personal basis or because of larger events—The Actors Fund is here for them. Javier Muñoz, star of Hamilton on Broadway, knows this first-hand.

October 6, 2016 Services & Programs, Client Stories

Real Stories, Real Lives: Mary Anne

Mary Anne is a makeup artist who received support from The Actors Fund's Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative after her breast cancer diagnosis.

September 21, 2016 Services & Programs, Client Stories

Real Stories, Real Lives: Pi

Pi is a former dancer in New York City whose confidence was shattered when he was diagnosed with HIV in 1989.

August 15, 2016 Services & Programs, Client Stories

Real Stories, Real Lives: Erica

Erica is an actor in Los Angeles who took advantage The Fund’s career, housing and health insurance services.

August 10, 2016 Press Release, Events & Performances

Career Transition For Dancers, A program of The Actors Fund, 31st Anniversary Jubilee To Honor Joe Lanteri / NYC Dance Alliance and Barbara and Donald Tober

The Actors Fund announced today that they will honor Joe Lanteri/The NYC Dance Alliance, and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober at the Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) 31st Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, September 26, 2016.

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