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Equity Launches Director Tip Sheet
Director Guide Cover Equity is pleased to announce the launch of So You’re a Director Who’s Been Offered a Contract, a handy checklist of important elements to consider when working as a director. The tip sheet, created by Equity’s Directors, Choreographers, Fight Directors, and Intimacy Directors Committee (DCFID), is the first in a resource series that will provide guidance for members working in each of the Committee’s disciplines.

“Directing is an amazing job full of so many details and collaborations, and we all approach that work in our own unique way. Sometimes a reminder of certain ideas and suggestions can be helpful!” said Scott Bellis, Equity Council President and co-Chair of the DCFID Committee. “Whether you're new to the game, or an established veteran, we hope this guide helps make your gig easier and more enjoyable.”

So You’re a Director Who’s Been Offered a Contract, can be found on the new DCFID resource page of Equity’s website, where future checklists and guides will soon be available. Feel free to copy, keep, forward, and share this guide with anyone who could use it – like your students, colleagues, and friends. And if posting on socials, please tag it with #EquityDirectors so we know how it’s getting out!

Equity members on the DCFID Committee and staff collaborated to create this guide. It’s based on experiences we’ve all had. Let us know if you find it helpful – or if we’ve missed anything. We appreciate and welcome corrections and additions. As our industry keeps changing, we will keep updating. You can let us know your thoughts by emailing communications@caea.com.

We want this guide to be for all of us – by all of us.
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