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Cultural associations and networks

Swiss cultural associations:

SzeneSchweiz works closely with other cultural associations, such as the SSRS (Association of French-speaking Swiss artists), or t. Theaterschaffende Schweiz, ssfv (Swiss Association for Film and Video) and the  VPS-ASP (Swiss Association of Professional Voiceover Artists) as well as with Danse Suisse. SzeneSchweiz is a member of  Suisseculture, the umbrella organization of Swiss cultural associations.

International cultural associations:

SzeneSchweiz (formerly SBKV) is a proud affiliate of FIA, the International Federation of Actors. SBKV attended the very first meeting in 1951. Together with its sister union SSRS in the French speaking part of Switzerland, SzeneSchweiz served on the executive board from 2008 to 2021.

As a FIA affiliate SzeneSchweiz cooperates with many performing artists unions, such as GDBA , VDO and ver.di in Germany, younion in Austria, SFA in France, Equity UK, ACTRA in Canada, AAEA and SAG-AFTRA in the USA and many more.


Networks in Switzerland:

Pro Kultur Kanton Zürich
The promotion of culture by the Canton of Zurich is currently only secured until 2021. The aim of this association is to preserve and develop the promotion of culture furthermore.

Coalition suisse pour la diversité culturelle
This coalition merges cultural organizations, NGOs and personalities.  It strives for the promotion and preservation of cultural diversity which is at risk due to international free trade.

Representation on boards and in specialist groups

SzeneSchweiz is represented on the board or in specialist groups of the following associations and institutions:

  • SWISSPERFORM, Specialist Group Audiovisual
  • SWISSPERFORM, Specialist Group Phono
  • Interpretengenossenschaft SIG, Board, Vice Presidency
  • Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung SIS, Board
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