ACTRA. You’re in Good Company

When you use professional performers, You’re in Good Company.

ACTRA actors say it better, and when you hire professional performers, you’re ensuring that your advertising is effective, memorable, and breakthrough. Having the best performers representing your brands delivers success for your clients and partners.


ACTRA performers meet a standard of skill, training, professionalism, and dedication to their craft. And this translates on screen when you produce commercials for TV, radio, digital and social media.

When you work with ACTRA performers, they can help you achieve maximum screen impact in the minimum time. Smart producers like yourself know that you can’t afford not to use professional performers!

Spotlight on Commercials

Canada’s best and most memorable commercial performances have one thing in common: they feature ACTRA talent.

Take a look at some of the great commercials featuring professional ACTRA performers:

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BBDO/Frito Lay

Frito Lay ad by BBDO featuring some great dance moves by ACTRA Toronto members.


Shaw Mobile ad by Rethink featuring UBCP/ACTRA members Sehat Parmiss, Kurt Long and Jamall Johnson.


Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) ad by DonerNorth featuring ACTRA members Seth Drabinsky, Jonathan Nathaniel and Kim Nelson .

Jumpin Joe/AirBnB

AirBnB ad by Jumpin Joe featuring our talented UBCP/ACTRA members.


WestJet ad by Rethink featuring some amazing ACTRA talent, including Jerald Bezener, Stephanie Moore, Devin Cecchetto and Issac Kragten.


hydraSense ad by BBDO featuring ACTRA members Deshay Padayachey and Marie Ward (narrator).


Bell Canada ad by LG2 featuring ACTRA Toronto Members members Danielle Ayow, Farid Yazdani and Patrick Kwok-Choon (narrator).

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Resources for Advertisers

Interested in hiring ACTRA talent for your commercial production? Here are some resources to get you started:

ACTRA’s commercial contract Find out the cost to hire ACTRA talent Find a performer

Find a voice performer


Have a question or need help? Please contact your ACTRA Branch.

Additional Information & Documents