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SDC is the theatrical union that unites, empowers and protects
professional stage Directors and Choreographers
throughout the United States.

Current News

SDC Green Advocacy

On July 14, 2014, SDC’s Executive Board endorsed a green advocacy statement as part of our commitment to the important work of Broadway Green Alliance. Read the statement here. Check ...

Laura Penn to Speak on Piracy Panel

Executive Director Laura Penn will participate on a panel called “Piracy in the Digital Age” on Thursday, July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Samuel French (235 Park Avenue South, Fifth ...

SDC Foundation Receives 2014 NEA Grant

SDC is proud to announce that SDC Foundation has been selected as  1 of 886 organizations to receive a 2014 NEA grant for its year-round programs benefiting emerging stage directors ...

SDCF Now Accepting 14-15 Observership Applications

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) Observership Program grants emerging Directors and Choreographers 25 paid opportunities to observe the work of master Directors and Choreographers as they create productions ...

Do you have a website?

Members, if you have a website and would like your name in the Member Listing to link to your website, please email us at Membership@SDCweb.org. Please note that your websites should ...

SDC JOURNAL: We want to know…

In one or two sentences, answer this question: What does an artistic home mean to you? Write to SDCJournal@SDCweb.org for a chance to have your answer published in the Summer ...

Our Contracts

Agreements

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Celebrate the Craft

SDC Journal

CELEBRATING THE CRAFT Published quarterly, SDC Journal is distributed to SDC Members nationwide and is available to industry constituents, theatre education programs, and the theatre-going public ...

Get Involved

Community

BE A PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY We encourage our Members to get involved in their communit ...

Our Values

PARTNERSHIP

We want to work with you. SDC understands that ours is a collaborative industry. We recognize other stakeholders and their concerns. We are committed to the well-being of the theatre ...

ADVANCEMENT

We will foster the advancement of the craft while honoring its history. SDC helps to identify and nurture talent, foster craftsmanship and artistic development, and provide resources to inspire an ...

PROTECTION

We will protect your well-being. From negotiating fees you can live on, to providing competitive health benefits and pension to Members that qualify, SDC has your back. We negotiate for ...

COMMUNITY

Though based in New York, we are a national community. Directing and choreographing can be a lonely craft. SDC brings you together throughout the United States, encouraging the exchange of ...

SUPPORT

We are here for you. Call upon SDC when you seed support. We recognize the complexities of an artistic life. We are accessible, personable, and eager to help. SDC is ...

RESPECT

SDC respects and recognizes a Director’s and Choreographer’s unique artistic contribution and will defend it. We understand what you do, and we will help others understand too. We will ...

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