DGA Theaters Protocols: Masking and Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination is Required to Attend DGA Screenings

News July 2021

March 23, 2022

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the DGA has consistently adopted measures to ensure that our members and guests can safely attend screenings in our DGA Theaters.

Starting April 1, 2022, vaccination against COVID-19, plus booster (unless not eligible for booster) is required to attend DGA events or screenings in the DGA theaters in Los Angeles and New York. Masks are still required.


For DGA Screenings in Los Angeles

Per the California Department of Public Health, below are the acceptable options for providing proof of vaccination:

  • A CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card; or
  • A photo of a vaccination card; or
  • Documentation of vaccination from a healthcare provider; or
  • A Digital COVID-19 Vaccine record (available at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/)

For DGA Screenings in New York

Pursuant to Section 5.C(i) of Emergency Executive Order 225 proof of vaccination is a requirement to attend screenings in New York Theater. The acceptable types of proof of vaccination, per the order, are as follows:


Please present your proof of vaccination to on-site DGA Staff prior to entry of the theater. The Guild will continue to monitor these developments and update our theater safety protocols as required.  We thank you for your anticipated cooperation.