Latvia's Theatre Labour Association (LTLA)

Year Founded:

First founded in 1922 as the “Theatre Workers Society”;

In 1944 founded as the “Theatre Workers Society of LSSR”, later renamed the “Theatre Workers Union of the LSSR”;

Registered as the society “Latvia's Theatre Labour Association” (LTLA) in 2005.


Aims and Objectives:

  • Unite all professional theatre workers, who may join on a voluntary basis, under one non-profit umbrella organization LTLA;
  • Maintain, promote and develop the theatre culture of Latvia;
  •  Defend the rights and professional, economic and social interests of its members and enhance the prestige of theatre professions;
  • Participate in creating and implementing of culture policies at a state level;
  • Organize the annual national Theatre Awards event “Spēlmaņu nakts”.


Contact persons:

Daiga Šiliņa Gaismiņa – Chair, Board of LTLA

Māra Dzene – PR coordinator

Ričards Vorobjovs - Creative project manager


Satekles iela 2c, Rīga, LV-1050, Riga, Latvia

Legal address: Ed. Smiļģa iela 37, LV-1002, Riga, Latvia


Phone: + 371 67287895

Fax: + 371 67287895


Home page:


International Memberships:

International Theatre Institute



613 members.