SDC ratifies contracts, announces election results
The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, the legit helmers union, ratified three labor contracts at a recent meeting that included the announcement of the results of its executive board elections.The trio of labor agreements had been hammered out in recent rounds of negotiations with three separate producers groups. At the meeting SDC members approved the deals with the League of Resident Theaters, the Council of Resident Stock Theaters and Troika Entertainment. Meanwhile, Seattle-based helmer Linda Hartzell was elected as the board’s northwestern U.S. rep, Larry Carpenter was re-elected as exec VP, and Ethan McSweeny was tapped treasurer. Also reupped were prexy Karen Azenberg and a handful of incumbents on the exec board.