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members get

financial and contractual advice

  • Personal practical advice on contracts and terms.
  • Ongoing advocacy with industry organisations and agents to improve fees, rights and royalties.
  • Mediation and intervention in challenging work circumstances.


training and development opportunities

  • Free members events and workshops with a range of directors, designers, and other creatives across all genres.
  • Exclusive access to notes and audio files from those events and activities.
  • A Mentorship programme.


social and professional networks

  • A vibrant and active community of peers that understand the work you do.
  • Brokered communications between members with similar interests and experience.
  • Regular informal meet-ups with fellow members.
  • A nationwide regional membership network, physical and online.
  • Collaborations and Partnerships with like-minded industry organisations.


offers and discounts

  • Offers on tickets from many UK theatres.
  • Discounts on rehearsal spaces, theatrical texts, accountancy services and more!
  • Exclusive membership offers to clubs, associations and publications.