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 of the performance industry. We offer online and Zoom professional acting workshops throughout the year.
||SAGA organises events throughout the year so 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|
|A Maternity benefit
||Access to a study grant scheme|
|Funeral benefits for yourself, your spouse and dependent children under 21
||UASA Financial Services will help you to BUILD, SECURE, GROW and to eventually ENJOY your finances, on your way to financial wellness.|
|Emergency evacuation, roadside assistance and a legal helpline available 24/7/365. 0861008272 is the dedicated emergency number for all UASA members
||Get discounts off your ticket price at most theatres in Johannesburg and Cape Town.|
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.co.za.