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2021 DG Year In Review: 102 Years of Advocating for Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists, and Librettists

The Dramatists Guild of America is the national, professional membership trade association of theatre writers including playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists. The Guild was established for the purpose of aiding dramatists in protecting both the artistic and economic integrity of their work.  In our 2021 Year in Review, we look back upon the past year's advocacy initiatives, legislative updates, institutional partnerships, DG statements, professional development events,...
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Webinar: Steps You Can Take Toward Fostering Meaningful Diversity in a Production Process

Discover the steps you can take towards fostering meaningful diversity in a production process! We're excited to present a series of webinars in tandem with the release of our new Inclusion Rider. As part of our commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive, accessible, and anti-racist industry, the Guild has crafted this Inclusion Rider as a resource to support all dramatists and producers who have a desire to exercise these principles in the hiring of personnel involved...
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Webinar: How to Present and Defend the Inclusion Rider

We're excited to present a series of webinars in tandem with the release of our new Inclusion Rider. As part of our commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive, accessible, and anti-racist industry, the Guild has crafted this Inclusion Rider as a resource to support all dramatists and producers who have a desire to exercise these principles in the hiring of personnel involved in their productions. Learn more...
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DG Inclusion Rider Webinar Series

We're excited to present a series of webinars in tandem with the release of our new Inclusion Rider. As part of our commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive, accessible, and anti-racist industry, the Guild has crafted this Inclusion Rider as a resource to support all dramatists and producers who have a desire to exercise these principles in the hiring of personnel involved in their productions. Learn more...
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How to use the new DG Inclusion Rider

The Dramatists Guild Inclusion Rider, the first of its kind, is a tool for DG members who choose to use it to advocate for full inclusion in the hiring of personnel in productions of their plays and musicals at theatres of any size, in any location. We’re also rolling out a series of webinars to show you what we mean, and to help you understand how you might choose to implement this living document into your negotiations with producers.     The Dramatists Guild...