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A secure feeling in an industry full of passion and contradictions

1 % of the gross monthly salary per month

Freelancers/solo self-employed/hybrid employees
at least €20 per month

At the end of the year, the income earned is stated because statutory premium payments must be checked.
This is important for the granting of legal protection.

Minimum contribution
monthly €7

  • in the event of unemployment,
  • if the income is supplemented with a citizen's allowance (top-up)
  • if you receive a reduced earning capacity, occupational disability or old-age pension and are not involved at the same time,
  • for parental leave and 
  • for career starters in the first year after training 
  • in cases of particular hardship upon written application by the member following a decision by the Finance and Budget Committee

New members
monthly 7,-€
For the first six months without entitlement to legal protection. Subsequently, increase to the contribution resulting from the information in the membership form.

NEW: From January 1, 2025, all members will receive legal protection from the start of their membership and will pay the full premium from then on.

Pupils, students, trainees and volunteers under the age of 30
free of charge - without entitlement to procedural legal protection

Upon presentation of a valid school, study, trainee or voluntary service certificate, membership is free of charge. After completion of training, studies or voluntary service, membership is automatically switched to the reduced fee of €7 (young professionals in the first year after training).

You get

A secure feeling in an industry full of passion and contradictions

Free legal advice

Free legal protection

Free member magazine TOI TOI TOI conveniently sent to your home by e-mail or mail

Strategic individual consulting

Ensemble consulting in case of conflicts

Why else you should become a member

We have a sympathetic ear for difficult professional questions.

We negotiate the NV Bühne collective agreement with the German Stage Association and fight for its reform.

We promote the development of their social, economic and cultural interests on behalf of our members in the committees of the Versorgungsanstalt der deutschen Bühnen, the Deutscher Kulturrat, the Deutscher Musikrat, the International Federation of Actors (FIA) and many specialist bodies and initiatives.

We represent the professional affairs of our members vis-à-vis the public, the states and municipalities, and the federal government. This includes dedicated public relations work as well as maintaining contacts with decision-makers in the field of cultural policy.

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