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November 16, 2016 Press Release, Services & Programs


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.

July 7, 2016 Services & Programs, Client Stories

Susan and The Career Center at The Actors Fund

Susan is a writer in Los Angeles who found support and inspiration from The Career Center at The Actors Fund.

July 7, 2016 Press Release

Peter Gallagher and Norm Lewis Join Supporters for Celebri-TEE Golf & Tennis on July 25

Peter Gallagher and Norm Lewis will join Actors Fund supporters for the Annual Jock Duncan Celebri-TEE Golf & Tennis Outing on July 25 at the Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, New Jersey to raise funds for The Actors Fund’s Lillian Booth Actors Home.

July 1, 2016 Services & Programs

CEO Joe Benincasa on The State of The Actors Fund, and Charting a Course for the Future

Every year at the Board of Trustees’ Annual Meeting, CEO Joe Benincasa delivers a report on the State of The Actors Fund. Here is a brief snapshot based on the services we provided last year.