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Dear Abby
« on: Oct 02, 2013, 04:11 pm »
Dear Abby:

I have 47 EMC points already, but I don't feel I am ready to compete as an AEA member.  I am currently working as an Non-Eq ASM at an SPT theatre.  I chose to forego enrolling in EMC for this show, since the 7 points I would gain would push me over the edge.

My question is, can/should I still be indicated as EMC in the program, lobby display, etc?  I am in fact EMC, but not on this production.  So I could see how either way would work.  I don't particularly care at the end of the day, but I'd like to know what you all think, academically.

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Re: Dear Abby
« Reply #1 on: Oct 02, 2013, 09:30 pm »
Wow. I promise I am NOT the anonymous asker of this Dear Abby, but I am facing this EXACT dilemma right now.

Personally, I am voting in favor of not being listed as EMC. I don't want to rock any boats, and I don't really care at the end of the day either.

What does everyone else think?
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Re: Dear Abby
« Reply #2 on: Oct 02, 2013, 11:18 pm »
I am not sure you gain anything by being listed as EMC on a lobby board or program.  I think it's one of those things that maybe important to you - and really doesn't matter in the long run - you are either union or not.

But, I think technically, you are still a member of the EMC program, so if you felt strongly, you could comfortably add it to a bio or so forth.
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Re: Dear Abby
« Reply #3 on: Oct 04, 2013, 10:06 am »
Agreed - I don't think you gain anything by being listed as EMC, I think it really only matters to you as a way of indicating future aspirations to be AEA.

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