Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 Toronto – The Toronto ACTRA Women’s Committee (TAWC) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2nd Annual Nell Shipman Award. Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik is best known as the creator, writer and showrunner of Strange Empire; co-creator, executive producer and Gemini Award-winning writer of Durham County; supervising…

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Attached and enclosed please find a joint press release from ACTRA Toronto and Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, May 5, 2015 – Ontario’s Protecting Child Performers Act received Royal Assent today. ACTRA Toronto Councillors and members were at Queen’s Park to mark the historic occasion. ACTRA Toronto…

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Monday, January 29, 2024 Award of Excellence, News Release
TORONTO, ON (January 29, 2024) – Award-winning performer Maria del Mar will be presented with ACTRA Toronto’s 2024 Award of Excellence at the 22nd ACTRA Awards in Toronto, which will take place this spring. With close to 100 film and televisio...
Thursday, January 25, 2024 News Release
Toronto, ON (January 25, 2024) – Gail Haupert has stepped into the newly created Director of Contracts role at ACTRA Toronto following the retirement of Director of Commercial Production Judy Barefoot. Haupert moves up from her role as D...
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 News Release, Uncategorized
Toronto, December 20, 2023 – outACTRAto, ACTRA Toronto’s 2SLGBTQIA+ committee, proudly announces the winner of the fifth Queer Your Stories Short Film Competition. The competition is a partnership with the Inside Out Toronto...
Monday, July 24, 2023 News Release
Toronto, ON (July 24, 2023) – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to release its Best Practices for Working with Animals guide, designed to improve workplace safety on set. The Best Practices for Working with Animals guide was created to assist performer...
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 News Release
TORONTO, ON (June 13, 2023) – ACTRA Toronto is proud to partner with Warner Bros. Discovery Access Canada to launch the Permit Access Fund with the goal of reducing barriers and creating a pathway for performers from historically underrepresented ...
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Award Winners, News Release
TORONTO, ON (April 26, 2023) – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 21st ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Female Voice bahia watson as Misty in My Little Pony: Make Your Mark, “The Tradit...