The American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) is a labor organization that represents the men and women who create and engage in America’s operatic, choral and dance performances across the world.  AGMA represents approximately 7500 opera singers, ballet dancers, and production personnel at all principal opera houses and ballet companies in the United States.  As it relates to dance, AGMA represents most major ballet and modern dance companies across the country from New York City Ballet to San Francisco Ballet.  The Union provides forceful advocacy and defense of its members’ employment and artistic rights and is affiliated with the AFL-CIO; Branch of Associated Actors and Artists of America.