Membership Criteria

Irish Equity is the trade union for professional actors over the age of 18 within the Republic of Ireland.  To join Equity, you must fulfil at least one of the criteria below:

  1. Be working as full time professional on paid professional contracts
  2. Have the ability to provide evidence of a body of paid work or an offer of paid work with a professional production company.
  3. Have the intention to work as full time professional and provide documentation evidence of either a body of paid work previously undertaken or a relevant qualification from a recognised full-time professional training course of at least two years duration.
  4. Be a student graduate of a recognised full-time professional training course of at least two years duration.
  5. Be a current student on a recognised full-time professional training course of at least two years duration (Student Membership)