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.

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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.
2020/2021 dues payments have been suspended until the industry is up and running again.


It’s that time of year again!We don’t know what the coming months will bring, or if it will even be possible to have an in person awards celebration. What we do know is that nothing will stop us from recognizing and celebrating the amazing talent our Members have!

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!