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There are different categories of membership to TAPA, and each category means different benefits. Please see below for details on membership levels.

Professional Member (PM)

Members in this category are actively and directly involved in Toronto’s professional theatre, dance or opera industry. They may be a professional theatre, dance, or opera company; an independent producer of theatre, dance or opera; of a presenting theatre, dance or opera company. The location of the company’s head office and the majority of the work produced or presented by the company must be in the City of Toronto.

Dues:

Benefits

  • Access to the TAPA Member website
  • Free listings on the TAPA Industry Listing
  • Receive the monthly Communiqué newsletter
  • Discounts on all TAPA publications
  • Access to any TAPA reading / research material
  • May apply to the TRIP program
  • Commercial Theatre Development Fund
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Eligible to hold a seat on the TAPA Board of Directors
  • Discounts on various media advertising rates
  • hipTIX youth outreach program
  • Eligible to hold a seat on the PAIS Board of Directors
  • Eligible for the Dora Mavor Moore Awards

Provincial Member (PV)

Based outside the City of Toronto, the member must be a professional theatre, dance or opera company. The company must be based within the province of Ontario. TYA companies who are located within the province of Ontario and are mandated to tour are eligible to register their Toronto performances for the Dora Awards.

Dues: $458.89

($406.09 + $52.79 HST)

Benefits

  • Access to the TAPA Member website
  • Free listings on the TAPA Industry Listing
  • Receive the monthly Communiqué newsletter
  • Discounts on all TAPA publications
  • Access to any TAPA reading / research material
  • May apply to the TRIP program
  • Commercial Theatre Development Fund
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Eligible to hold a seat on the TAPA Board of Directors
  • Discounts on various media advertising rates
  • hipTIX youth outreach program
  • Eligible to hold a seat on the PAIS Board of Directors

Associate Member (AM)

Associate Members are involved in an active business relationship with Toronto’s theatre, opera or dance community. An AM may be a non-producing performance facility, an arts management company, a production company, a fundraising or promotional company, a talent or casting agent, a theatrical union or professional association, a service organization or a supplier specializing in theatrical goods and services. An AM may also be a community theatre or dance company, an educational institution’s drama or dance department, an acting or dance studio, or a professional music producer.

Dues: $430.22

($380.73 + $49.49 HST)

Benefits

  • Access to the TAPA Member website
  • Free listings on the TAPA Industry Listing
  • Receive the monthly Communiqué newsletter
  • Discounts on all TAPA publications
  • Access to any TAPA reading / research material
  • May apply to the TRIP program
  • Commercial Theatre Development Fund
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Eligible to hold a seat on the TAPA Board of Directors
  • Discounts on various media advertising rates

Non-Producing Member (NPM)

A Non-Producing Member (NPM) is defined as a professional performing arts company who wishes to remain a member of TAPA during a period of non-production. A NPM member remains in good standing with limited access to benefits of membership (for the most up-to-date list of benefits, please see below). If during the year, a NPM becomes an active producing company, the company must inform TAPA of the change in status a minimum of 3 months prior to the opening date of the upcoming production. At this point, the member will be upgraded to a Professional Member (PM) with all duties and dues of that category reinstated. Payment of remaining dues must be made within 30 days of reactivation to TAPA (dues owed is the increase from a NPM to a PM).

Dues: $229.46

($203.06 + $26.40 HST)

Benefits

  • Access to the TAPA Member website
  • Free listings on the TAPA Industry Listing
  • Receive the monthly Communiqué newsletter
  • Discounts on all TAPA publications
  • Access to any TAPA reading / research material
  • May apply to the TRIP program
  • Commercial Theatre Development Fund
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting
  • Eligible to hold a seat on the TAPA Board of Directors

Community Theatre Member (CTM)

A Community Theatre Member (CTM) is a non-professional theatre company (TAPA defines professional as a company who actively engages in the CTA, Equity Agreements, or Artists Contracts in which the artists are paid). These members have access to a limited number of benefits offered through TAPA.

Dues: $229.46

($203.06 + $26.40 HST)

Benefits

  • Access to the TAPA Member website
  • Free listings on the TAPA Industry Listing
  • Receive the monthly Communiqué newsletter
  • Discounts on all TAPA publications
  • Access to any TAPA reading / research material
  • May apply to the TRIP program

Individual Member (IND)

As an Individual Member you are eligible for TAPA Membership rates to the TAPA Trade Series (link to Trade Series page), discounted tickets and you will also receive the monthly e-newsletter The Communiqué. Individual Members are artists and arts workers who work in Toronto’s professional theatre, dance and opera community.

Dues: $74.57

($65.99 + $8.58 HST)

Benefits

  • Access to the TAPA Member website
  • Free listings on the TAPA Industry Listing
  • Receive the monthly Communiqué newsletter
  • Discounts on all TAPA publications
  • Access to any TAPA reading / research material
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