Deals & Discounts
With almost two million individual members, Union Savings leverages its strength in numbers to negotiate savings and discounts, exclusive to Canadian union members and their families.
ACTRA, UBCP/ACTRA, RACS and PAL members have instant access to great deals from coast-to-coast including the national discounts you have used with ACTRA already.
Taking part is easy! Simply register for a new account (select “ACTRA” as your union)! After signing up, you’ll have access to all discounts immediately and dedicated online and phone support through Union Savings.
For ALL questions regarding any services or discounts on Union Savings please visit HERE
In addition to Union Savings, ACTRA, UBCP/ACTRA, RACS and PAL members are welcome to take part in the following performance-focused discounts designed to assist your professional life.
If you have any questions regarding the Members’ Deals and Discounts below (NOT including Union Savings offers), please email: ACTRANational@actra.ca
30% off a Subscription for ACTRA Members!
As part of the IMDbPro Affiliate Program, members of ACTRA will receive 30% off their IMDbPro membership. As an IMDbPro member you can:
- Manage your profile and update the credits you are most known for;
- Select which images are featured across IMDbPro, IMDb, and Amazon Video;
- Stay connected with contact details for over 300,000 industry professionals and companies;
- Access profile pages for more than 4 million people and cast and crew listings for more than 2 million titles; and
- Track over 25,000 in-development and production titles not available on IMDb.
Check out the IMDbPro iOS app available in the Apple App Store. Bring the entertainment industry’s leading information resource wherever you are!
To take advantage of this offer, go to www.IMDbPro.com/redeem and enter the promotional code: 2020AFFACTRA
Please note: offers may not be combined and entering a new promo code may override any existing discount that has been applied to your account. Promotional discounts will be applied at the start of your next billing cycle.
40% off the regular price of the Digital Edition
Benefits of The Hollywood Reporter Digital Edition include: Voice translation in any of 6 languages ~ Text translation available in 12 languages ~ Interactive radio: Choose the topics or headlines that interest you ~ RSS feed: Read the magazine in a timely manner with easy-to-find content ~ Read offline: Locate issues and articles easily at any time, no internet connection needed.
Over 30% off!
A publication about Production, Broadcasting and Interactive Media in Canada. Special offer: 1-year subscription at the discounted rate of $89.95 (plus applicable taxes).
To subscribe at the discounted rate, click here: https://playbackonline.ca/subscribe/website/?p=ACADEMY09
20% Discount for ACTRA members!
ACTRA members get a 20% discount off all Raindance courses in Toronto and Vancouver. If you are already a member of Raindance, you are eligible for an additional 20% off – a total 40% savings! USE THE CODE: Actra20 at checkout.
25% Discount on new and renewed memberships
Women in Film & Television – Toronto provides professional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities that empower women to be driven, connected, and confident leaders in today’s film, TV and digital media industry. Visit wift.com for more details.
Join our community TODAY! Connect, Learn, Advance! https://www.wift.com/join/join-now
Save 25% off your WIFT-Toronto membership! Use discount code: actrawift19 at check out.
Membership Rate Card: HERE
Bandzoogle makes it easy to build a beautiful website for your music. Their step-by-step system will get you online in minutes. Choose from hundreds of mobile-friendly themes, then customize them with Bandzoogle’s easy point and click editor.
All the features you need for a professional website are built-in:
- Sell music, merch and tickets commission-free, right on your website.
- Stream your music, with flexible options for music downloads.
- Build your fan list and send professional newsletters.
- Pull in content from your online services, including Instagram, SoundCloud, Bandcamp, and Twitter.
- Live support by Bandzoogle’s musician-friendly team 7 days/week.
RACS members get an extended 3-month free trial, plus 15% off the first year of any Bandzoogle subscription! Plans start at only $8.29 USD/month, including free registration of your own .COM domain.
Please use the following codes and links:
Click here to start your risk-free trial.
15% off Extreme Weather Gear
20% off Authentic Crew Gear
The Source Shop is happy to offer ACTRA members 15% off manufacturers’ list price on Baffin Winter clothing and accessories (https://www.baffin.com/) and Canada Goose Parkas in limited industrial styles and colours only. Please call for information. Provide proof of membership to get your discount.
The Source Shop, 119 Jefferson Ave., Toronto PH: 416.588.6712 or 1-888-516-3333 www.sourceshop.com
$50 Discount on all classes and workshops at Six Degrees
Six Degrees provides comprehensive and rigorous training in theatre, film, television, and voice-over performance offering a wide variety of classes and workshops for actors of every age. Award winning industry professionals use years of experience on-set, on-stage, and on-mic, to engage with small groups of actors in individualized, feedback-style instruction and critique, while pushing performances and careers forward using the natural strengths, abilities, and instincts of each student. With a focus on technique, readiness, and specificity, actors are challenged to be well versed and adept at many performance styles in an effort to find their personal approach to the work, and to reach their performance potential.
All ACTRA members in good standing (including those with BG and Apprentice status) receive a $50 discount on all classes and workshops at Six. Use the discount code ACTRA50 when registering. (Please note: this code is case sensitive!) Proof of membership will be required.
At some point you lift your head out of your daily preoccupations and notice where you are in life. Years of ‘doing’ have seemed productive and enjoyable, but you desire a deeper connection with your existence that feels grounded and inspires contentment. It is time to name what is essential, to cherish it and to place it at the centre of your life. The result is a more skilful professional and personal presence that contributes to generating mindful solutions and taking meaningful action, for yourself and the world around you.
Jo Bennett (ACTRA member) is an ICF credentialed coach (ACPC, PCC) with an established practice in North America. She offers personalized 1:1 coaching, utilizing tools from the themes of positive psychology, emotional intelligence, mindfulness and minimalism.
3 session package $262.50
Over the age of 50? Age deliberately! The Total Life Checkup is an 8 week online facilitated deep dive for individuals to generate guiding principles around evolving identity, web of connections and sense of meaning and purpose, to apply to all practical aspects in the next chapter of life! 10 modules + 8 coaching sessions.
Total Life Checkup program $625.00
Book a complimentary 20 minute consultation. All sessions are virtual. Add applicable taxes.
STRAEON ACTING STUDIOS – ONGOING WEEKLY SCENE STUDY CLASSES
$50 Off the first month of class (for ACTRA and ACTRA apprentices; New studio members only)
Straeon Acting Studios is an internationally recognized acting studio with locations in Montreal, Toronto and Boston. Known as the “Gym for Actors,” Straeon Acting Studios carries a reputation of being intimate and intense. Coaching is tailored to the individual and does not adhere to one particular method, allowing each actor to discover his or her own process. Acting classes are held on an ongoing, weekly basis. Just like a personal trainer, our coaches assess where you are as an artist in order to guide you on the path to extraordinary acting.
- Contact Montreal – Montreal@straeon.co
- Contact Toronto – Toronto@straeon.co
- Contact Boston – Boston@straeon.co
ARMSTRONG ACTING STUDIOS
10% Off and 15% Off “ActEd Online with Dean Armstrong”
Please contact: James Loh, Studio Manager, Armstrong Acting Studios
9 Davies Avenue, Studios 408, 409, 410 + 500, Toronto ON M4M 2A6
SEARS & SWITZER
20% Off for full and apprentice ACTRA members
110 Hepbourne Street, Unit 110, Toronto ON M6H 1K5
Studio voice-mail: 416-534-6094
TRANSFORMATIONAL COUNSELLING FOR ACTORS
Clearing Challenging Blocks to Ones Creative Artistic Process with Ross Andaloro
Many actors have difficulty in being able to access roles if they are affected by anxieties and blocks from their past personal life.
This transformational work is about clearing difficulties and regrets of the past that are subconsciously impeding their clarity and flexibility with challenging acting roles.
I have been supporting the arts community in Vancouver and Toronto towards excellence in their craft for 40 years.
This insight and awareness work combines a wide range of consciousness techniques developed by the human potential communities in Britain, Canada, India, Tibet and the United States.
My rate for a one-on-one meeting is $150 for a 1 hour and 15 minute session. I am happy to give a 20% discount to ACTRA members for my services.
I offer this service in person in both Vancouver and Toronto and by Telephone, FaceTime and Skype.
15% Off for ACTRA members!
Callback Headshots is your studio for great headshots, demo reels and video auditions.
Photographer Dan Abramovici is a working actor and runs the studio with a real understanding of what his fellow actors and performers need to get into the room. We do our best to keep you happy. This means our prices are kept fair and free of surprise costs. We finish the work on time. We include a CD with ALL of your proofs and headshots. We listen to you and your agent. You can print with us or on your own. And we keep you comfortable and relaxed throughout the whole process.
ERIN MOLLY FITZPATRICK PHOTOGRAPHY
15% Off Photo sessions/Headshots/Wedding Shoots
With a background in journalism and art direction Erin Molly Fitzpatrick has worked the last 10 years in different facets of the industry. Gathering experience in commercial work as well as fine art and lifestyle photography, she has molded herself into an array of different projects/campaigns.
To receive promotional offer, please go to erinmollyfitzpatrick.com contact section, enter your information and put in Promo Code PXLV7 OR provide proof of membership.
WALTER ALZA ACTING STUDIO
10% Off Acting classes on-camera
15% Off Private Coaching with Walter Alza (1st Session/New actors only)
CINDY TANAS ACTORS STUDIO
$50 off for first time ACTRA member attendees
Cindy Tanas Actors Studio offers private acting coaching and acting classes for film and theatre in a spacious downtown Toronto studio. Acting training caters to all levels of actors from beginner to experienced. In the Actors Instrument workshop, Cindy teaches with a hands-on individualized approach that attends to and supports each actor’s unique process. Her intimate Scene Study accepts only six students per series, allowing the learning to be very personalized, honing in on each actor’s distinctive challenges. Cindy has taught both in Toronto and LA and her studio was founded 1995. Cindy is the recent Chair and long-time member of TAAS (Toronto Association of Acting Studios). The Cindy Tanas Actors Studio enjoys a reputation of being amongst the best acting studios in Toronto.
MIRIAM LAURENCE; Integrated Acting System
5% off for ACTRA and ACTRA apprentices (the usual discount for actors who are returning to class)
Miriam Laurence empowers actors to discover their own personal technique by challenging all aspects of the actor’s instrument: physical, vocal, emotional, intellectual.
Miriam Laurence uses a unique blend of the most effective and proven training methods. Her unique Integrated Acting System empowers actors to discover an individualized technique that considers the adjustments required for skilled acting for stage and film.
Classes are well-priced, small (12 actors max), in-depth and intensive. Special attention is paid to the process of constructive feedback.
ACTRA does not endorse any product or service, however, we select discounts and offers that may be of interest to our Members. Providers and programs are not guaranteed and may change from time to time by the partner and/or ACTRA National.
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