Apply for Membership

Membership with PACT connects more than 130 professional theatre companies and a network of theatre professionals who believe in PACT's objectives and principles. There are many benefits of membership that PACT offers regardless of membership type. PACT membership is also subdivided into geographical Regions and Caucuses with similar mandates that meet regularly to discuss important topics.

 

Regular Membership

Any not-for-profit organization that is engaged professionally in the creation of theatre in Canada, has produced at least one season in Canada (season as defined by the company), operates under all relevant negotiated agreements (including the Canadian Theatre Agreement), and has objectives consistent with those of PACT, is eligible for Regular Membership. Regular Members have voting rights and access to all of the services that PACT offers.


Affiliate Membership

Any not-for-profit organization that is engaged professionally in the creation of theatre in Canada and does not operate under PACT's negotiated agreements but which is interested in participating in PACT networks and advocacy, may become a PACT Affiliate. Affiliates have voting rights on all PACT business except that pertaining to PACT's negotiated labour agreements. Affiliates have access to all PACT services with the exception of PACT's labour relations services.


Commercial Membership

Any for-profit organization that is engaged professionally in the creation of theatre in Canada, has produced at least one production in Canada of twelve weeks or more, is producing on an ongoing basis, and has objectives consistent with those of PACT, is eligible for Commercial Membership. Commercial Members have voting rights and access to all of the services PACT offers.
 
Download the membership application form for Regular, Affiliate, and Commercial Members.


Associate Membership

Any not-for-profit or for-profit organization that is engaged professionally in the creation of theatre in Canada and has objectives consistent with those of PACT, is eligible for Associate Membership. Associate Membership is on a production-by-production basis, and gives the company access to all PACT standard contracts and all labour relations services for the duration of the Associate Membership. Associate Members may attend PACT's annual general meeting if their membership term coincides with the event, but have no voting privileges.
 
Download the Associate Membership application.