Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA)

Membership

Join an alliance of  theatre workers, gain inspiration, build connections, and be a part of a thriving community.

Questions About Membership? 

Email membership@gvpta.ca

Membership Categories + Benefits

Theatre Company
Individuals
Associates
Theatre Company

Theatre Company

Theatre Companies include organizations, ensembles, and collectives that produce or present theatrical performances.


All memberships run from September to August, regardless of registration/renewal date. Fees are exclusive of GST.


Annual Fees and Benefits are based on three categories.

  • Theatre Company
    Producing and Presenting Companies based in Metro Vancouver
    • Annual Fees range from $89 to $1,164, with a sliding scale range based on the annual operating budget. Start-up and emerging companies with an annual budget of less than $100k are eligible for a reduced rate of $50 per year, for up to the first two membership years.
  • Annual Festival
    Performing arts festivals, based in Metro Vancouver, where the primary activity is an annual festival where theatre performance is a component
    • Annual Fee range is a sliding scale between $75 to $150
  • Provincial Colleagues
    Producing and Presenting Companies based outside of Metro Vancouver 

    • Annual Fee range is a sliding scale between $50 to $150 


Benefits
Theatre CompanyAnnual FestivalsProvincial Colleagues
 Member directory listing, including a link to your website
 ★ ★
 ★
  Member rates for GVPTA professional development opportunities, including workshops, conferences, and other special events ★ ★ ★
 Complimentary access to attend industry roundtables ★ ★
 Complimentary booking of GVPTA's Zoom Meeting Room  ★  ★  ★
 Member-preferred rates with GVPTA partners and local businesses  ★ ★ ★
 Discounted rates on theatre and event insurance through Front Row Insurance ★  ★ ★
 Self-submitted postings on the Jobs and Volunteer Board  ★ ★ ★
Self-submitted postings on the Auditions Board  ★ ★ ★
 Access to attend the Unified General Auditions (as a director)
 ★ $30 ★
 Self-submitted produced or presented theatrical production listings on the GVPTA Theatre Guide (standard listings)  ★ One free festival listingOnline programming only 
 Member rates for enhanced listings on the Vancouver Theatre Guide  $30 $30$30 
 Voting privileges at the AGM  ★ ★
Individuals

Individuals

Individuals include performers, designers, stage managers, administrators, technicians, and other theatre artists and arts workers.


All memberships run from September to August, regardless of registration/renewal date. Fees are exclusive of GST.


Annual Fees and Benefits are based on two categories: 

  • Standard Individual
    Access to all benefits available for individual members

    • Regular: $50 (or $5/month)
      New or lapsed members choosing monthly payments may have limited access to some benefits during the first three months.
    • Student: $35
      Only available for students who graduated in the past six-months, or are currently enrolled in a FULL TIME theatre or performing arts training program.
    • Senior (65+): $35
    • Affiliated: $35
      Available for current members of any of the following associations: ADC (full or associate); CAEA (full or apprentice); PACT (individual); PGC (full); CITT (professional or individual)

  • Community Individual
    Access to limited benefits for individual members
    • Regular: $25
Benefits
Standard IndividualCommunity Individual
Listed on the GVPTA member directory
 ★ ★
Complimentary access to attend industry roundtables
 ★ ★
Access to personal health insurance plans through AFBS (ACTRA Fraternal Benefits Society)
 ★ ★
 Member-preferred rates with GVPTA partners and local businesses  ★
 Complimentary booking of GVPTA's Zoom Meeting Room ★
  Access to apply to or attend the Unified General Auditions (as a performer) ★
  Member rates for GVPTA professional development opportunities, including workshops, conferences, and other special events
 ★
 Voting privileges at the AGM  ★
Associates

Associate

Associate Members include educational institutions, performing arts venues, arts service organizations, multi-disciplinary and non-theatre arts organizations, and service providers connected with the performing arts.


All memberships run from September to August, regardless of registration/renewal date. Fees are exclusive of GST.


Annual Fees and Benefits are based on two categories: 

  • Standard Associate
    Access to all benefits available for Associate members
    • Annual Fee range is a sliding scale between $75 to $150 
  • Community Associate
    Access to limited benefits for Associate members
    • Annual Fee is $50
Benefits
Standard AssociateCommunity Associate           
 Member directory listing, including a link to your website
 ★ ★
  Complimentary booking of GVPTA's Zoom Meeting Room ★
 Complimentary access to attend industry roundtables ★ ★
Member rates for GVPTA professional development opportunities, including workshops, conferences, and other special events
 Member-preferred rates with GVPTA partners and local businesses 
 ★
 Discounted rates on theatre and event insurance through Front Row Insurance ★ 
 Self-submitted postings on the Jobs and Volunteer Board  ★
Self-submitted postings on the Auditions Board  ★
 Access to attend the Unified General Auditions (as an eligible director)
$30
 Self-submitted produced or presented theatrical production listings on the GVPTA Theatre Guide (standard listings)  $10
 Member rates for enhanced listings on the Vancouver Theatre Guide  $40
 Voting privileges at the AGM 

Ready to become a member?

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