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November 21, 2017 Press Release, Services & Programs, Events & Performances

Looking Ahead Awards to Honor the Casts of Detroit and This Is Us, Actresses Kellie Martin and Charlotte Rae

The Actors Fund will honor the ensemble casts of Kathryn Bigelow’s latest film Detroit and NBC's This Is Us, along with actresses Kellie Martin and Charlotte Rae at the Looking Ahead Awards on Tuesday, December 5 in Los Angeles.

October 26, 2017 Press Release, Services & Programs, Events & Performances

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons Announce the Winner of the First Annual Mark O'Donnell Prize for Emerging Theater Artists

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons announced the winner of the Mark O’Donnell Prize, Leah Nanako Winkler, at a dedication ceremony at The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn yesterday.

October 10, 2017 Press Release, Services & Programs

The Shubert Pavilion—the Newest Addition to The Actors Fund Home

The Actors Fund Home dedicated The Shubert Pavilion on October 6, 2017 in Englewood, New Jersey. The new facility was made possible by a lead gift from The Shubert Organization, with major support from The Walt Disney Company and The Mackintosh Foundation.

September 27, 2017 Press Release, Events & Performances

The Actors Fund’s Career Transition For Dancers Jubilee Gala honors Carrie Ann Inaba, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Robert Fairchild

The Actors Fund's Career Transition For Dancers Jubilee Gala will honor dancer, choreographer and television dance competition judge Carrie Ann Inaba, Academy and Tony Award-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones and New York City Ballet principal dancer Robert Fairchild.

September 12, 2017 Press Release

Stephen O’Donnell Donates Royalties to Hairspray to The Actors Fund in Memory of the Musical’s Tony Award-winning Co-Writer Mark O’Donnell

The annual “Mark O’Donnell Theater Prize” for Emerging Theater Artist will be presented annually by The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons. This year's winner will be announced October 25 at a private dedication of The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn.

April 11, 2017 Press Release, Events & Performances

The Actors Fund to Honor Iconic Film, Television and Stage Performers Danny DeVito and Sally Field, Jo Ann C. Jenkins, CEO of AARP, and Legendary Director and Producer Hal Prince

The Actors Fund announced today that they will honor Emmy and Golden Globe Award® winning actor Danny DeVito, two-time Academy Award®-winner Sally Field, outstanding corporate leader Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP and 21-time Tony Award®-winning theatrical director and producer Harold Prince on May 8.

January 30, 2017 Press Release, Services & Programs

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors announce The Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai announced plans today to open a new health center for the performing arts community in New York City. The Friedman Health Center will serve as the medical care provider for the entertainment and performing arts community.

The Actors Fund's Palm View residence in West Hollywood.
January 4, 2017 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND RECEIVES $35,000 FROM THE ELIZABETH TAYLOR AIDS FOUNDATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MACY’S

The great actresses and humanitarian Elizabeth Taylor continues to impact lives in our community through her foundation. The Actors Fund was awarded a $35,000 grant from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s for our Palm View residence in West Hollywood.

November 16, 2016 Press Release, Services & Programs

LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL SELECTS THE ACTORS FUND AND Thomas Safran & Associates FOR THE HOLLYWOOD ARTS COLLECTIVE

The new $35 million development will provide mixed-income affordable and market-rate housing with a preference for artists and space for local non-profit arts organizations, reinvigorating the landscape for and supporting Hollywood as an accessible arts entertainment district.

August 10, 2016 Press Release, Events & Performances

Career Transition For Dancers, A program of The Actors Fund, 31st Anniversary Jubilee To Honor Joe Lanteri / NYC Dance Alliance and Barbara and Donald Tober

The Actors Fund announced today that they will honor Joe Lanteri/The NYC Dance Alliance, and philanthropists Barbara and Donald Tober at the Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) 31st Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, September 26, 2016.

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