The South African Guild of Actors (SAGA) is a powerful, unified voice for actors in the film, television, stage, commercial and corporate sectors in South Africa. The Guild exists to promote professionalism in the performance industry, and to protect and enhance actors' working conditions, compensation and benefits.
|SAGA upholds the excellence and harnesses the passion of the performance industry. We're offer the opportunity to take part in professional acting workshops throughout the year.
||SAGA organises breakfasts and social events throughout the year so that our members are able to meet up, exchange ideas, grow their networks and explore job opportunities|
|Parliamentary lobbying and global support when it comes to protecting your legislated rights (through SAGA's membership of FIA, the International Federation of Actors)
||Representation/assistance with contractual disputes; if formally employed, assistance in grievance, disciplinary, CCMA and Labour Court cases and retrenchment consultations|
|Access to medical aid brokers. Preferential rates on loans, proptery and vehicle finance, financial planning, as well as life and short-term insurance.
||Get discounts off your ticket price at most theatres in Johannesburg and Cape Town.|
|Funeral benefits for yourself, your spouse and dependent children under 21
||Access to a study grant scheme|
|Emergency evacuation, roadside assistance and a legal helpline available 24/7/365
|A Maternity benefit
SAGA has been elected as a member of the International Actors Federation (FIA), alongside Actors' Guilds and Unions from 68 countries, including SAG-AFTRA in the US, Canada's ACTRA and British Equity. Some of the benefits listed here are provided through FINCENTS, an authorized financial services provider. That is 100% owned by UASA, the Guild's coalition partner. For more information, visit www.uasa.org.za.