How do I receive Emergency Funds from the Dramatists Guild Foundation?
The Dramatists Guild Foundation provides financial aid to professional dramatists experiencing personal hardships such as health-related problems or the temporary loss of income. The Fund is also interested in helping older dramatic writers who are ill, uninsured, or whose royalties have dried up. The Fund does not offer scholarships or subsidize writing projects. For more information, please visit our Dramatists Guild Fund
Can the Dramatists Guild review contracts from international production companies or publishers?
Business Affairs is happy to review contracts members receive from international companies as long as they are unsigned and pertain to the member’s role as a writer for the theatre. However, because the industry standards and laws vary between ...
Does the Dramatists Guild provide health insurance?
When we made the decision to own our own copyright, we also made a decision on what kind of organization we are. The Dramatists Guild is a trade organization. Under federal law, we are not considered employees, but property owners. Therefore, we are ...
As a member of the Dramatists Guild, am I also a member of the Authors Guild?
When you apply for membership to The Dramatists Guild, you are also applying for membership in The Authors League, not The Authors Guild. The Authors Guild is the professional association for novelists, short story writers, and poets. To acquire an ...
What are my obligations as a Dramatists Guild member?
When you join the Dramatists Guild of America, you are joining a voluntary membership association, not a labor union. As such, no one is required to join the Guild in order to have a work produced, and no one is entitled to be a Guild member, ...