Actors' Equity Association, the national union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has announced that Calandra Hackney has been named the new assistant executive director and eastern regional director for the union, effective immediately.
"Calandra has been an invaluable member of Equity's team for over a decade," said Mary McColl, executive director for Actors' Equity Association. "During the pandemic, she moved into a senior business representative position, where she showed her significant ability to be a leader. She understands the organization and she understands the membership. We're fortunate to have her taking on this new role."