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. PACT membership is subdivided into geographical Regions and Caucuses with similar mandates that meet regularly to discuss important topics.
 
There are four types of membership - Regular, Commercial, Associate and Affiliate - which bring strength to the voice of theatre in Canada. To join, Apply Now  or read our FAQ for more information.
 
You can also stay connected to PACT's work as an individual by becoming a donor, subscribing to a newsletter, or by attending a PACT event.


Benefits of  PACT Membership

Professional Development

  • Annual conference invitation and member’s discount
  • Access to all Professional Development events
  • Invitation to Regional and Caucus meetings
  • Automatic subscription to PACT’s impact! newsletter 


Advocacy & Public Education

  • A national voice through PACT’s Advocacy Committee and Advocacy Plan
  • Representation by PACT’s Diversity and Cultural Diversity Committees
  • Participation and feedback opportunities on issues of concern to PACT members

 
Communications

  • Free unlimited postings in Artsboard
  • Discounts on PACT publications such as the Human Resources in Canadian Theatre
  • Access to the Members’ Only section of www.pact.ca
  • Complimentary copies of PACT reports and research


Labour Relations**

  • Advice and interpretation of the Canadian Theatre Agreement and agreements with PGC, ADC and APASQ
  • Access to dispute resolution services pertaining to CAEA, PGC, ADC and APASQ
  • Assistance in health and safety issues, taxation, charitable and employment regulations, copyright and a myriad of other business concerns
  • Full access to Labour Relations areas of www.pact.ca
  • Representation by PACT’s Adherence and Labour Relations Negotiations Committees

** Labour Relations benefits do not currently apply to Affiliate members.
 

Other Benefits

  • Invitation to the Annual General Meeting
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Access to PACT’s Theatre Employees Benefits Association Plan
  • Access to association discounts (AVIS car rental, Playwrights Canada Press publications, etc.)
  • Member discount on the PACT mailing list