ACTRA National appoints two new directors to senior management team: Natalie Clancy, Director of Public Affairs and Communications; and Linda Noelle Bush, Director of Performers’ Rights Society and ACTRA Recording Artists’ Collecting Society.

“Clancy and Bush bring elevated skillsets to the senior management team that will build our union and continue to improve the working lives of ACTRA performers across Canada,” said Marie Kelly, ACTRA National Executive Director and Lead Negotiator. “We are pleased to welcome these dynamic leaders to ACTRA.”

Natalie Clancy comes to ACTRA from Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, where she served as Director of Communications. For the past five years she lead several strategic and award-winning campaigns such as Save Oshawa GM. Clancy is also an award-winning journalist, anchor and investigative reporter with a 20-year track record for breaking stories from coast to coast. She holds a Bachelor of Journalism and Political Science Degree from Carleton University.

Linda Noelle Bush most recently served as a Vice President of Artist and Label Relations. Having worked for publishing companies and major music labels such as Universal Music, Warner Music, Cadence Music Group and Attic Music Group, she brings with her 20 years of entertainment industry experience. As Music Manager at WildBrain Media Ltd for five years, Bush oversaw all production music, music publishing and licensing for the production company. She has also worked as a film and TV music supervisor. Bush holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Guelph.

About ACTRA:

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.

Media Contact:

Carol Taverner, ACTRA National Public Relations Officer, Tel: 416-644-1519, Cell: 416-768-3336 E-mail: