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.

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President's Message

I am extremely proud to be President of this union. I have been a union member since 1991. In that time, I have worked as a background performer, stand in, actor (series lead and day player), I have done commercials, voice over, radio drama and animation. I have personally worked with our stunt performers, puppeteers, choreographers, and singers. Over the years I have felt a kinship with all our sister unions as we successfully, side by side, created one of the most sought-after production centres in the world.

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

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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: Fall 2020

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