Assisting Artists with Disabilities “Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts”

Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts
Contact: Sharon Jensen, Executive Director
1560 Broadway, Suite 709
New York, NY  10036
Voice: 212.730.4750
Fax: 212.730.4820
E-mail: or

Founded in 1986, Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts (formerly Non-Traditional Casting Project) is a national nonprofit advocacy organization based in New York City.  It strives to address and provide solutions to the problems of racism and exclusion in theatre, film, and television.  Its mission is to serve as an expert advocacy and educational resource for full inclusion, focusing on issues of race, culture, ethnicity, and disability.  The Alliance continues to effect change by providing assistance with casting, the adoption of inclusive casting language, the use of preferred terminology, audition accessibility issues, roundtables, and resource events.  Its staff serves as consultants to the arts and entertainment fields nationwide.

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