Actors 股本 is the home of Australia’s professional performers.
For over 75 years 股本 has been protecting and improving performers’ working conditions, lobbying and campaigning to improve the industries in which they work, hosting industry events, awarding excellence, providing professional development and protecting job opportunities .
Jason Klarwein is the President of 股本. Jason is an actor, director and producer who has worked nationally and internationally with Australia’s leading theatre companies and has been the artistic director of Grin and Tonic since 2011. The Queensland-based theatre company delivers critically-acclaimed mainstage productions, as well as workshops to over 60,000 school students per year. Jason has been a member of 新萄京娱乐 for nearly 20 years serving on the Queensland Branch, National Performers Committee and the 新萄京娱乐董事会. He was appointed Federal President in October 2020 to replace a vacancy created by the resignation of Chloe Dallimore.
米歇尔·雷 commenced as Director of 新萄京娱乐股本 in January 2021. Michelle has been 新萄京娱乐’s Queensland director for 13 years during which time she has been intimately involved in 新萄京娱乐’s key campaigns and negotiations across the 股本, Crew and 媒体 sections of our union. Before joining 新萄京娱乐, Michelle was an organiser and campaigner at the Australian Council of Trade Unions. When she joined 新萄京娱乐 she had found her home. Michelle is passionate about the Australian arts industry and has worked closely with Queensland performers and creatives throughout her time at 新萄京娱乐.
The work of the 股本 Director, 股本 staff all 股本 sub-committees is driven by the National Performers Committee (NPC). The current committee can be found 在这里.
“Having joined 股本 the moment I graduated, I have enjoyed a decade of secure wages and work conditions for my acting work in ALL mediums. They have even gone into legal battle for me twice and won!” Amanda Bishop is an actress, 歌手, comedian and proud member of the 股本 National Performers’ Committee.
“As a proud member since 2001 I am so grateful for the support 新萄京娱乐 has shown me. The benefits have ranged from cheap movie tickets to having free legal advice! It’s wonderful to feel a part of the greater performing arts community through this very cohesive alliance.” Amber Scott is a principal dancer with The Australian Ballet.
“In a notoriously insecure profession, 股本 empowers us to negotiate for fairer terms and protect our existing conditions. Membership is an investment in our collective future and is a great safeguard and resource for any member.” Kat Stewart is an actor and producer.
“股本 exists to preserve and fight for our rights in what is a very unique and constantly changing industry. For that alone, it is worth being a member. 对我来说, Actor’s 股本 is about belonging to an organisation which takes an active interest in the direction of the arts in this country.” Eddie Perfect is a comedian, satirist, composer and actor.
“I’m an 股本 member is because I believe in upholding and maintaining the conditions put in place by the members before me, as well as bettering the conditions for the future of the industry.” Darko Tuskan is a stunt co-ordinator, safety supervisor, stunt actor and the chair of 股本’s National Stunt Committee.
“股本 is an open door into the industry. They take our immediate needs and concerns and action them on our behalf, in a way we could never achieve as individuals.” Pearl Tan is the founder of Pearly Productions, an actor and co-chair of the 股本 Diversity Committee.