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SB 1116 (Portantino)

The Performing Arts

Equitable Payroll Fund

Co-sponsored by the Theatre Producers of Southern California and Actors Equity Association.

 

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AEA, TPSCA issue joint statement supporting Portantino Budget Request

We write in strong support of a $300 million budget allocation to support small nonprofit performing arts organizations (SNPAOs). The arts and culture ecosystem in California is vast and impactful, representing 7.4% of the state's economy. When properly funded, the performing arts can be an economic engine that drives spending in local communities and allows workers to prosper.

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What Is
The Performing Arts Equitable Payroll Fund?

SB 1116 establishes the Equitable Payroll Fund (EPF), which is a grant program designed to support Small Nonprofit Performing Arts Organizations (SNPAOs) – and workers directly – by providing substantial reimbursements of payroll expenses.

This program will support jobs for anyone hired as an employee by a SNPAO, including both production and non-production employees and administrative staff, not unlike the Payroll Protection Program and similar Federal and State relief efforts.

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Who Is Behind
The Performing Arts

Equitable Payroll Fund?

SB 1116 is authored by California State Senator Anthony Portantino, and co-authored by Senator Susan Rubio and Assemblymember Miguel Santiago.

The bill is co-sponsored by the Theatre Producers of Southern California and Actors Equity Association.

Who Supports SB 1116?

  • Actors’ Equity Association (Co-Sponsor)
  • Theatre Producers of Southern California (Co-Sponsor)
  • 5-Star Theatricals
  • Alliance of Desert Theatres
  • Arts for LA
  • Ballet22
  • Box Tales Theatre Company
  • CASA 0101
  • California Arts Advocates
  • California Labor Federation
  • Californians For the Arts
  • Celebration Theatre
  • Center Stage Theater
  • Chance Theater
  • City Garage
  • Company of Angels Theatre
  • Dezart Performs
  • Dramatic Women
  • El Teatro Campensino
  • French Festival
  • Ghost Road Company
  • IAMA Theatre Company
  • Initiative for New and Reimagined Work
  • International City Theatre
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation
  • New American Theatre
  • New Los Angeles Repertory Company
  • Ojai Playwrights Conference
  • Open Fist Theatre Company
  • Opera Santa Bárbara
  • Ophelia’s Jump Productions
  • Playwrights’ Arena
  • Rogue Artists Ensemble
  • Rogue Machine Theatre
  • San Jose Arts Advocates
  • Selah Dance Collective
  • Sierra Madre Playhouse
  • Skylight Theater
  • Solo Opera
  • Teatro Vision
  • Theatre West
  • Theatre Unleashed
  • The Road Theatre Company
  • Victory Theatre Center
  • Actors’ Equity Association (Co-Sponsor)
  • Theatre Producers of Southern California (Co-Sponsor)
  • 5-Star Theatricals
  • Alliance of Desert Theatres
  • Arts for LA
  • Ballet22
  • Box Tales Theatre Company
  • CASA 0101
  • California Arts Advocates
  • California Labor Federation
  • Californians For the Arts
  • Celebration Theatre
  • Center Stage Theater
  • Chance Theater
  • City Garage
  • Company of Angels Theatre
  • Dezart Performs
  • Dramatic Women
  • El Teatro Campensino
  • French Festival
  • Ghost Road Company
  • IAMA Theatre Company
  • Initiative for New and Reimagined Work
  • International City Theatre
  • Lobero Theatre Foundation
  • New American Theatre
  • New Los Angeles Repertory Company
  • Ojai Playwrights Conference
  • Open Fist Theatre Company
  • Opera Santa Bárbara
  • Ophelia’s Jump Productions
  • Playwrights’ Arena
  • Rogue Artists Ensemble
  • Rogue Machine Theatre
  • San Jose Arts Advocates
  • Selah Dance Collective
  • Sierra Madre Playhouse
  • Skylight Theater
  • Solo Opera
  • Teatro Vision
  • Theatre West
  • Theatre Unleashed
  • The Road Theatre Company
  • Victory Theatre Center

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