first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Melissa Benoist, who plays Kara Danvers/Supergirl, says the recent sexual abuse scandal in her industry is heartbreaking. Earlier this month, Andrew Kreisberg, executive producer of Supergirl Arrow, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow was suspended by Warner Brothers. There have been allegations by 15 women and four men of inappropriate touching and sexual harassment. All three shows are filmed in whole or in part in B.C. HANDOUT / PNG The union representing professional actors in B.C. is looking to improve protections for young performers from sexual harassment.A task force is exploring how to improve safety and reduce barriers to reporting for vulnerable young actors, said Sue Brouse, the union’s director of member services and human resources,“We’re drafting a code of conduct that all of our members would voluntarily sign off on,” she said. Advertisement Advertisement Advertisementcenter_img “We know that students, brand new actors, can be vulnerable when they want an acting career. We know that they can be vulnerable when they’re training with somebody who may be more established.“We’re looking to protect young and emerging performers in teaching settings.”Brouse is with UBCP/ACTRA, the acronym for the Union of B.C. Performers and the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists. UBCP is an autonomous branch of ACTRA.READ MORE Facebook Login/Register With: Twitterlast_img

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