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07 May 2011

The Danish Actors Association

The Danish Actors Association is the trade union that organises: Actors, opera singers, dancers and choreographers.  It was founded in 1904 as one of the first trade union for professional actors in the world. As a trade union it is the mission of the Danish Actors Association to look after its members' interests in a wide number of areas, including:

  • Collective agreements relating to pay and employment conditions for actors working in theatres, radio, film and television.

  • Protection of the performances of artists through legislation and collective agreements.

  • Improvement of the conditions under which artists work by exercising an influence on cultural politics.

  • Looking after its members' social and educational needs.