The annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto recognize outstanding performances by ACTRA Toronto members, career excellence, advocacy and contribution to the industry.

Awards Presented

ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence

Juried Awards

  • Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Female
  • Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Male
  • Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Female Voice
  • Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Male Voice

Members Choice Series Ensemble Award
The Members’ Choice Series Ensemble Award was established in 2018 to allow members the opportunity to vote for their favourite ACTRA Toronto cast.

Stunt Ensemble Award
The ACTRA Toronto Stunt Ensemble Award was introduced in 2022 to honour the achievements of a stunt performer or group of stunt performers. The recipient(s) is decided by the ACTRA Toronto Stunt Committee.


Submit a performance. Submissions are open year-round.

Learn more about the eligibility criteria submissions must meet in each award category.

Learn more about the awards process: submission timeline, awards date, jury selection and more.


Virtual Awards

The ACTRA Awards in Toronto were held virtually in 2021 and 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Celebrate the outstanding performances, career excellence, advocacy and contribution to the industry of ACTRA Toronto members.

The 20th annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto was originally broadcast on March 6, 2022. In this online show, we celebrated Canadian performance by honouring Award of Excellence recipient Art Hindle, and awards won by Angela Asher, Joshua Graham, Kelly McCormack and Dayo Ade.
The 19th annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto was originally broadcast on February 21, 2021. In this online show, we celebrated Canadian performance by honouring Award of Excellence recipient Jani Lauzon, and awards won by Tamara Podemski, Bahia Watson, Cory Doran and Jesse LaVercombe.

Award of Excellence

The ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence recognizes a distinguished ACTRA Toronto performer whose outstanding career achievements as a performer are matched by a significant volunteer contribution to the industry and ongoing work of ACTRA Toronto to improve the lives of its members. Click here to see all past Award of Excellence recipients.
Art Hindle, an actor described by his colleagues as Canadian film royalty, will be presented with ACTRA Toronto’s 2022 Award of Excellence at the 20th anniversary of the ACTRA Awards in Toronto in ...
ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce Jani Lauzon as its 2021 Award of Excellence recipient. Jani Lauzon (she/her) is a Métis multi-disciplinary artist. She is an award-winning screen actress, a Juno-...
On February 22, 2020, ACTRA Toronto will present its 2020 Award of Excellence to Jean Yoon, who plays Umma on the international hit sitcom, Kim’s Convenience.
On February 23, 2019, ACTRA Toronto will present its 2019 Award of Excellence to Jayne Eastwood, a Canadian character actor with 50 years’ experience acting in film, TV, stage and voicing animation.

Winners

Toronto – March 6, 2022 – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 20th ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Female Voice Angela Asher as ...
Toronto – February 21, 2021 – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 19th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Female Voice Bahia Watson as Leshawna...
Toronto, ON – February 22, 2020 – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 18th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Female Voice Bryn McAuley as ...
Toronto, ON – February 23, 2019 – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 17th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. AND THE WINNERS ARE: Award of Excellence – Jayne Ea...

Nominees

Toronto, February 4, 2022 – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for its Members’ Choice Series Ensemble Award. The winning show will be announced at the 20th ACTRA Awards in Toronto,...
Toronto, January 27, 2022 – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Performance on-camera and voice awards. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto will be broadcast on ACTRA Tor...
February 4, 2021 – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Performance – Female and Male awards and the Members’ Choice Series Ensemble nominees. The ACTRA Awards...
[revised 02.15.21] For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 21, 2021 Toronto – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Performance – Female Voice and Male Voice awards...