Guild of Italian American Actors

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The Guild of Italian American Actors (GIAA) was founded in 1937 as the Italian Actors Union (IAU) to protect the rights of Italian American actors, and renamed in 1998.wikipedia
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The Guild of Italian American Actors was founded in 1937.

Culture of Italy

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The guild has jurisdiction over Italian language professional theater, and works to preserve and promote awareness of Italian culture and heritage.

Casting (performing arts)

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GIAA also provides a casting resource to directors and producers seeking Italian American actors.

Italian Americans

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GIAA also provides a casting resource to directors and producers seeking Italian American actors.

Columbus Day

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GIAA was barred from marching in the Columbus Day Parade in 2002 because it refused to give to parade organizers a list of members who appeared on The Sopranos.

The Sopranos

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GIAA was barred from marching in the Columbus Day Parade in 2002 because it refused to give to parade organizers a list of members who appeared on The Sopranos.

AFL–CIO

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Pino Caruso

Caruso was the president of the Italian Actors Union from 1979 to 1989.

Actors' Equity Association

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You can also become a member by virtue of prior membership in a performing arts sister union: SAG-AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA or GIAA.

Carson Grant

In 2008, Carson Ferri-Grant was elected Vice President of GIAA (Guild of Italian American Actors) and represented GIAA delegate on the 4 A's (Associated Actors and Artistes of America) meetings chaired by President Theodore Bikel.