ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is the national union of professional performers working in recorded media in Canada. ACTRA represents the interests of over 28,000 members across the country – the foundation of Canada’s highly acclaimed professional performing community.
Lockout of ACTRA performers by the ICA & its advertising agencies
More than a year ago the Institute of Canadian Agencies locked out ACTRA performers after 60 years of success working under the National Commercial Agreement, refusing to agree to minimum rights and protections of performers who make their living doing commercials.
Want to be seen by casting professionals? ACTRAonline is the database of professional ACTRA performers and searchable by casting directors and producers who are signatory to ACTRA. Don’t miss out on casting opportunities, use ACTRAonline today!
ACTRA Performers’ Rights Society (PRS) is the arm of ACTRA that collects and disburses use fees, royalties, residuals and all other forms of compensation or remuneration that performers may be entitled to as a result of their work.
Available to members of ACTRA, the Directors Guild of Canada and Canadian Actors' Equity Association, HAVEN Helpline is a national, bilingual critical incident reporting line offering counselling and support services.