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Theater: Professional Organizations
Dramaturgy, Dance and More
Design and Technology
Actors' Equity Association (AEA)
Labor union representing American actors and stage managers in the theater.
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)
Under Resources/Directories are links to theater organizations, libraries and archives, primary and secondary sources and publishers.
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
Click on "Research" for an excellent list of theater specific journals, links to organizations, conferences and funding opportunities.
National trade association for the commercial theater industry. Site provides a wide variety of statistics, stage specs guides, and specs for Broadway venues.
Dance Studies Association
An international organization of dance scholars, educators, and artists that aims to strengthen the visibility and increase the reach of dance as embodied practice, creative endeavor and intellectual discipline.
Dramatists Guild of America
Professional organization of American playwrights, lyricists and composers.
International Theatre Institute
Sponsored by UNESCO, this site Includes complete lists of productions, a world theater directory, and links to international theater and technical theater organizations.
League of Resident Theaters (LORT)
Professional association of American nonprofit theaters, including links to internship application forms.
Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA)
North American network of dramaturgs includes links to relevant blogs and discussion lists, as well as a handbook for student dramaturgs.
Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC)
Professional theatrical union, encompassing a broad sepctrum of venues.
Theatre Communications Group (TCG)
Organization dedicated to the promotion of non for profit theater in the United States. Great practical resources.
Theatre Library Association (TLA)
Valuable for lists of performing arts libraries, archives and museums, as well as for links to theater resources.
United Scenic Artists
A labor union and professional association of designers, arts and craftspeople.
United States Institute of Technology (USITT)
Wonderful networking site.
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