Welcome to UBCP/ACTRA

The Union of British Columbia Performers (UBCP/ACTRA) is an autonomous branch of ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists), the national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. ACTRA represents the interests of 27,000 members across Canada – the foundation of Canada’s highly acclaimed professional performing community.


President's Message

With 6,500 Members, the Union of BC Performers (UBCP/ACTRA) is the second-largest and fastest-growing ACTRA Branch — thriving in the third largest production centre in North America.
If you are looking for world-class talent look no further than our Members, whether you want Actors, Stunts, Voice Artists, Background Performers, Puppeteers, Stand-Ins, Performance Capture, Hand Models, Dancers, Choreographers or whatever you require to make your movie, television series, commercial, short film, web series, documentary or what you will.

COVID-19 Updates

UBCP/ACTRA will be updating this page regularly with information related to the COVID-19 health crisis as it becomes available. Please check back frequently for updates.

UBCP/ACTRA Scholarship Fund

Two Scholarship Programs for Members and their dependants have been created by the UBCP/ACTRA Scholarship Committee. These scholarships will help UBCP/ACTRA Members and their families pursue education and professional development to further their career goals or get retrained to transition out of performing.

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UBCP/ACTRA Meeting Dates

Pay Your Dues

The office is closed and all in person meetings are suspended due to the COVID – 19 pandemic. Some meetings will be held via Webinar and information will be communicated by email.
The Union is collecting payment for the 2020/21 Annual Dues. For information about how to pay your dues click below.

What's Shooting?

Check out our what's shooting page for a list of film, television, and current low budget projects in production and pre-production. For questions about any productions in B.C. please contact our UBCP/ACTRA Business Representative.

ACTRA Magazine: Winter 2020

Enjoy the Winter 2020 edition of ACTRA Magazine… Catch up on the latest ACTRA news, stories, accolades and advice from around your union!