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Actor Membership

Actor Membership

Actor Membership


Actor Membership

Our Actor Membership is for actors working within the industry, whether they are emerging, graduate, returning or working professional actors.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to our programme of workshops and masterclasses
  • Access to our Actors Centre Membership perks scheme
  • Full access to in-house room hire discounts 
  • Concession rate tickets to Tristan Bates Theatre productions and Actors Centre events
  • Invites to networking and social events 
  • Yearly membership advice session 
  • Access to our Co-Working Space, which includes free refreshments (find out more here)
  • Exclusive Sony Camera Hire for Members (find out more here)


There is a one off joining fee of £10 to become a member, this applies to any length of membership over one month. 

  • 6 months: £50
  • 12 months: £75


To become an Actor Member, you must have one of the following criteria:

  1. Spotlight Membership, which must be active on the date of joining The Actors Centre (Must be a Spotlight Actors Membership, young persons, graduate, actor membership all accepted)
  2. Equity Membership, which must be valid on the date of joining The Actors Centre
  3. Completion of a 2 or 3 year Drama UK (formerly NCDT) accredited or other Actors Centre-approved courses in professional ACTING. You can see a copy of the approved list below*:

    Approved International Schools List
    Approved UK Courses List
  4. Four evidential and verifiable professional acting credits.

(All professional level TV, FILM, RADIO and THEATRE credits are valid (inclusive of fringe). Credits not valid are: commercials, stills photography, rehearsed readings, workshops, events, educational events, presenting, music videos, promotional events, walk-on’s, supporting artists, student films, uncredited TV/shorts/films (non-IMDb), choral, singing and dance only)

* If you have completed a 2 or 3 year drama course, or postgraduate course, and it does not appear on the approved list above, please apply with the name of the course and school, and we will assess on an individual basis. It may take longer to process your application.  

If you do not meet the criteria to become an Actor Member but believe you may be suitable, please continue to fill in an application below which will be assessed by our team. 

Please read our full terms and conditions here before applying. 

Apply Here