GVPTA members 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 you in managing health care costs for you and your family. 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. It's guaranteed acceptance!
Choose from a standard or comprehensive plan; both offer the same core benefit categories:
Coverage is available for individuals and families, a convenient monthly payment option is available, and your premiums may be tax-deductible.
To be eligible for the plan, you must:
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, federally incorporated insurance company that is exclusive to the artistic community. Artists helping artists!
We're broadening the benefits available to GVPTA members, offering exclusive rates and discounts with GVPTA partners and local businesses.
Coordinating print, marketing and direct mail campaigns to promote your business can be costly and overwhelming for small arts organizations. We're pleased to announce that GVPTA members can now access trusted and affordable solutions from a company that understands the varying needs of local theatre groups and supports our industry’s growth as a whole.
Through a partnership with Classic Impressions Inc., GVPTA Company, Associate and Business Members are eligible for Preferred Member Status, providing you access to exclusive rates on mailings and print as well as a complimentary consultation to discuss your projects, goals and budget.
Please note that discounts are based on regular rates and do not apply to existing partnership discounts or other promotional pricing.
Exclusive Rates on Print:
Estimates for all printed material will include a Preferred Member Discount. Discounts vary depending on volume, stock, size, item, and availability; request a consultation to determine what options suit your unique needs and to obtain a custom quote. For example, based on popular printed items (e.g. stationery on regular stock), the GVPTA Preferred Member Status discount could range from 15%-20%.
Exclusive Rates on Mailings:
Mailings are a great way to reach out to the community, targeting a new market that may not otherwise be attainable. Got no data, a limited budget and no idea where to start? Classic can help! Receive up to 60% off services such as data processing for unaddressed mailings.
To access the discount, contact GVPTA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To access these benefits and more, visit our Sign Up page to become a GVPTA member now!
Questions about these services, or about becoming a member? Email us at email@example.com.
Is your business interested in offering preferred rates or discounts to GVPTA members? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership to the GVPTA provides access to a range of insurance benefits designed to suit the unique needs of the performing arts community.
Front Row Insurance Brokers is an entertainment insurance broker specializing in theatre companies, the film industry, the music industry, and photographers. Front Row will negotiate on your behalf to obtain the best coverage at the lowest premium from the insurance companies. GVPTA members have access to three types of insurance discounts through Front Row.
SHORT TERM INSURANCE FOR
ACTONE: THEATRE, DANCE, AND OPERA
Designed for producers of theatre, dance and opera, actONE provides seamless insurance coverage from the moment you begin your project until the applause of closing night.
GVPTA Members contact email@example.com to access the discount.