There are some great resources for theatrical professionals on the web. Our list is far from comprehensive, but here are a few Theatrical Organizations and Association, and Local Theatre Listings we find indispensable. Check them out for yourself and let us know if we missed one. We'd be pleased to add a link to your favorite site.
LOCAL THEATRE LISTINGS
- Grand Rapids Theatre Links Our own page linking the Grand Rapids theatrical world!
- MadStage An excellent resource of theatrical goings-on in Madison, Wisconsin, this site features a thorough and up-to-date list of local theatres and performance information, employment listings, free ticket give-aways, and a great links page.
- The American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) is the national voice of community theatre, representing the interests of its members and over 7,000 theatres across the U.S. and with the armed forces overseas.
- The Educational Theatre Association is a professional organization for teachers of theatre and theatre professionals at all levels.
- Professional Lighting and Sound Association (PLASA) PLASA is the lead international membership body for those who supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries. As a pro-active trade association, it looks after the interests of its members and seeks to influence business practices and skills development across the industry.
- The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Chartered in 1893, IATSE is a labor union representing over 80,000 members in entertainment and related industries throughout the UnitedStates and Canada.
- United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), established in 1960, with headquarters in Syracuse, New York, is an association of design, production, and technology professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry.
- Live Design Live Design is the multimedia franchise that covers the latest news, tools, and technology that fuel innovation across live entertainment, corporate events, Broadway, houses of worship, clubs, lighting design, and sound design.
- Front of House Magazine An online news magazine for live sound engineering, production, technology, installations and products for entertainment industry professionals.
- Lighting & Sound America The home for PLASA Media Inc's leading daily news service and a web reference for the entertainment technology industry worldwide - created by PLASA Media Inc, publisher of Lighting&Sound America (L&SA) magazine
- Projection, Lights & Staging News (PLSN) The live event industry's standard for news, events, products, companies, reviews and resources. Easy to read, impossible to ignore.
- Stage Directions covers theatre for people who make it. Whether onstage or off, backstage or front of house, we give you the information you need to improve your craft.
- iSquint.net is an entertainment lighting technology blog that covers new products, services and trends within the industry.
- Playbill Online If you haven't visited this site yet, you really should. You can find out how to buy tickets for a Broadway show, browse through playbills and artwork, and find links to almost any theatre site in the country.