Jul 30, 2021 | News Story

Justice for Ballet Musicians!

Musicians at the American Ballet Theatre are fighting for their livelihoods. Ballet management is taking advantage of the pandemic to cut costs and gut the musicians' contract. It's not fair that the ballet management has accepted $17.5 million in pandemic rescue funds from the government while refusing to pay musicians their wages or health insurance. AFM Local 802 president Adam Krauthamer has reached out to Senator Chuck Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Jerry Nadler for their support. To learn more, read the full letter here.