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Professional Development

Here are various resources that are useful for students interested in theatre:

United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) -The United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) is a place to network, exchange ideas, and grow. USITT provides learning opportunities, and networking for over 3,700 members worldwide.

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival – National- Through state, regional, and national festivals, KCACTF student and faculty participants celebrate the creative process and share experiences and insights within the community of theater artists.

University/Resident Theatre Association (U/RTA) -URTA bridges the educational and professional theatre worlds, contributing towards the advancement and improvement of the American theatre. We are committed to the development and expansion of important professional theatre and training laboratories, in which advanced students and professional artists work together to encourage achievement in production and performance.

Theatre Communications Group– Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, was founded in 1961 with a grant from the Ford Foundation to foster communication among professional, community and university theatres.

Backstage Jobs– Today, the Backstage brand signifies something greater than simply casting notices: Backstage is a place where actors, singers and dancers can connect with the greater performing arts community.

Playbill– Playbill offers breaking news about the theatre industry, focusing on New York shows but including regional, touring and international stage happenings.