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SOLO Theatrical Insurance is a simple approach to insurance designed to provide low cost, short term coverage when you are rehearsing, producing or presenting a theatre, dance, opera or other live performance.

The Solo Insurance program can include the following coverage for up to 4-weeks with no minimum premium:

  • Up to $5,000,000 in General Liability Coverage.
  • Optional Theatrical Property coverage for Equipment, Props, Sets, and Wardrobe
  • Additional Insured certificates for your venue(s) for no additional cost.

GVPTA Members receive a $50 discount. Contact executivedirector@gvpta.ca for the discount code.

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Your insurance can include the following coverage:

  • Up to $5,000,000 in General Liability Coverage.
  • Additional Insured certificates for your venue and vendors for no additional cost.
  • Optional coverage for Equipment rentals and Event Cancellation available

GVPTA Members receive a $25 discount. Contact executivedirector@gvpta.ca for the discount code.

Click here to get an online quote


Designed for producers of theatre, dance and opera, actONE provides a seamless insurance coverage from the moment you begin your project until the applause of closing night.

Coverage includes:

  • Theatrical property sets, costumes, cameras, computers & office equipment as well as rented or borrowed theatrical equipment such as lights & sound
  • Actors', volunteers' and employees' personal property in theatres or rehearsal spaces 
  • Theatrical performance disruption for interruption, postponement, cancellation, or impairment of your performances caused by circumstances which are beyond your control 
  • Theatrical venue and tenants’ legal liability to insure damage you cause to a venue, rehearsal space or any other premise
  • Crime-related insurance dishonesty, theft of money, fraud or forgery
  • Theatrical liability for claims related to bodily injury or property damage to another party including legal defense costs
  • Catastrophic cast indemnity for delays, interruptions, postponements, cancellation of a production or performance due to injury, sickness or permanent total disability or death affecting one-third of your cast
  • Travel delay coverage when severe weather conditions or mechanical breakdown of vehicles prevent your cast from being able to travel to a venueNon-owned automobiles for the use of automobiles in your production
  • With additional options to add on.
GVPTA Members contact executivedirector@gvpta.ca for details to access the discount.

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Members of the GVPTA who are in good standing are eligible to apply for personal health insurance created specifically for Canadian performers through the Arts & Entertainment Plan.

The Arts & Entertainment Plan® is a simple way to assist people in managing health care costs. Get the coverage you need – minus the confusion. It’s affordable, exclusive to the artistic community and there are no medical questionnaires - so you won’t be denied access because of pre-existing conditions – its guaranteed acceptance!

The plan has two options to choose from, both offer the same core benefit categories:

          • Dental
          • Prescription Drug
          • Extended Health Care
          • Travel Emergency Medical
          • Term Life
          • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
          • The Member and Family Assistance Program (MFAP)
Coverage is available for individuals and families, there’s a convenient monthly payment option and premiums may be tax deductible.

To learn more go to aeplan.ca or call 1-800-387-8897 Ext. 238.     

The Arts & Entertainment Plan is a service of Actra Fraternal Benefits Society (AFBS). AFBS is a not-for-profit, member-owned and governed, insurance company that is exclusive to the artistic community - artists helping artists! 

We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.


The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA) strives to strengthen the local theatre industry. We do this through providing services, promotion of member news and community events, opportunities to connect and network, and our annual theatre conference. Together with our members we are raising the profile of local theatre and building community.

At GVPTA, we acknowledge that our organization is located on the traditional, unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.