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-nominated singer-songwriter…
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 30, 2020Toronto – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the hiring of Jenn Paul (she/her) in the new role of Industry Relations Specialist: Anti-Black Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.Ms. Paul comes to ACTRA Toronto with a variety of industry experience, including producing, distributing and marketing ACTRA productions.
For Immediate ReleaseJuly 29, 2020ACTRA TORONTO’s outACTRAto COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES WORKING WITH QUEER PERFORMERS GUIDELINEFor Immediate Release: Toronto, July 29, 2020 – outACTRAto, the LGBTQ+ committee of ACTRA Toronto, is proud to introduce the Working with Queer Performers guideline.The guideline was written by Merlin Simard, Kiley May, and Joanne Vannicola and…
ACTRA Toronto strongly condemns anti-Black racism, police violence and all forms of discrimination. Stopping racism and systemic discrimination takes our collective voice and commitment to sustained action.
In solidarity with International Women’s Day, ACTRA Toronto is pleased to release its Best Practices for Scenes Involving Nudity, Intimacy, Simulated Sex and Sexual Violence.
The 18th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto were presented at a live show and gala tonight at The Carlu. DJ Salazar Solomon performed the show together with saxophonist Geoff Bournes and trumpeter Howard Leathers. The show was written by David Gale and Diane Flacks and directed by David Gale.