Groups & Seminars

The Actors Fund offers a broad spectrum of online and phone programs to support the unique, essential needs of all who work in entertainment and the performing arts. Learn more and register for free workshops and services pertaining to The Career Center, Financial Wellness, Health & Health Insurance and Social Services.

Spotlight Series: What Dancers Bring to the World of Work


Thursday, January 21 
1–2:30 pm PT/3–4:30 pm CT/4–5:30 pm ET

Years of exacting dance training and performance build key skills needed to succeed in the coronavirus world: adaptability and flexibility, creativity and innovation, critical thinking, emotional Intelligence and leadership, along with mind/body awareness and time management muscles. This session will highlight strategies and resources dancers can utilize to connect their impressive toolkit to the current labor market.


The Career Center

The Career Center offers a comprehensive suite of online programs and services that help entertainment industry and performing arts professionals to identify and find sideline work and discover new careers outside the industry.

Get started by attending The Career Center Orientation (Monday* or Thursday**) to enroll in the career services offered.

Additional workshops include Spotlight Series: Comedians and the Business of Funny*, Conversations with Stage Managers* and Time & Energy: Balancing the Multiple Demands of Art, Work and Life*.

*Time listed in Eastern Time
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Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness seminars increase your financial knowledge and help you learn the tools and skills to support lifelong financial health and stability.

Take Budgeting Nuts & Bolts (Tuesday* or Thursday**) online to learn the basics of financial wellness.

*Time listed in Eastern Time
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Health & Health Insurance

The Actors Fund offers personalized health insurance counseling and enrollment support, referrals to health care resources, and seminars on how to care for yourself.

Watch Every Artist Insured: Getting and Keeping Affordable Health Insurance During a Pandemic, our nationwide webinar, at any time to help figure out what insurance is right for you.

Health Insurance HQ provides an update on the health care landscape from the expert team at The Actors Fund’s Artists Health Insurance Resource Center (AHIRC). In New Jersey, California and New York, the deadline to enroll in health coverage is January 31, 2021. Check if your state has an extended deadline and learn more.

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Social Services

With respect and understanding, our professional social workers offer our community help to address a wide array of challenges via online and phone counseling and support groups, education and practical help—completely free of charge.

Upcoming online seminars include the Support Group for Entertainment Professionals, Support Group for Dancers, and Self-Care to Give Care.

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