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Joining the Stage Managers Association (SMA)
« on: Sep 25, 2007, 08:59 am »
All information on this page is taken directly from the SMA's membership site.  Check it out there for updates.  If you would like to join, you can fill out the online application, and then mail in a current resume.  Or, you can download the application in Acrobat format from our own Forms Archive, or from the SMA's website.Full membership

Any person who has worked under a recognized contract of any branch of the 4A Unions (AEA, SAG, AGMA, AFTRA) as a Stage Manager or Assistant Stage Manager, or who can demonstrate comparable experience as a professional stage manager, is eligible for full membership. Full members enjoy all benefits and privileges of the SMA, including eligibility to serve as a member of the Executive Board, and the right to vote in elections and on SMA issues.

Initiation fee: $25.00

Associate membership

Any person who demonstrates an intent to pursue a career as a professional stage manager is eligible for Associate Membership. An Associate member may attend all meetings and gatherings, and serve on committees, but has no voting privileges. Once an Associate member feels he or she qualifies for Full Membership, he or she may apply for a change in category, subject to review by the Membership Committee.

Initiation fee: $25.00

Affiliate membership

Any person or organization demonstrating an interest in the field of stage management is eligible for Affiliate Membership. Affiliates will receive quarterly summaries extracted from the Newsletter, invitations to selected Forums, and a copy of the SMA Contact Sheet.

Affiliate dues are $40.00 per year. Affiliate members pay no initiation fee.

Membership dues are pro-rated for new members as follows:

If you join betweenFull Associate
January 1 and March 31$40.00$30.00
April 1 and June 30$30.00$22.50
July 1 and September 30$20.00$15.00
October 1 and December 31$10.00$  7.50

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