68th Annual Convention

When:  March 1-5, 2017
Where:  Lexington, KY

Each year, the Southeastern Theatre Conference invites theatre lovers of all kinds — actors, singers, dancers, designers, technicians, stage managers, directors, playwrights, teachers, students, professionals, academicians, etc. — to gather together in celebration of the art of theatre. The annual SETC Convention brings over 4,000 members of our theatre community together for three and a half days of workshops, keynotes, performance festivals, auditions, college recruiting, job interviews, and more. Join us in Lexington, KY, March 1-5, 2017, to share your passion for theatre. 

Important Dates

Registration Opens:  October 17, 2016
Hotel Reservations Open:  November 9, 2016
Early Registration Deadline:  December 16, 2016, Noon ET 
Advanced Registration Deadline:  January 27, 2016, Noon ET

Propose a Workshop

SETC seeks workshop presenters for one of the nations's largest theatre conventions. Submit a proposal to present a workshop and share your theatre expertise with the SETC community.

Workshop Proposal Deadlines:
Workshops with Audio/Visual Requests:  September 2, 2016
Workshops without Audio/Visual Requests:  September 30, 2016 

Photo by R. Finkelstein – James Madison University

A Look at Last Year's Convention

Thank you to more than 4,800 theatre artists, managers, teachers, students and volunteers who helped make our 67th annual SETC Convention in Greensboro, NC, March 2-6, 2016, a success! 

About Us

SETCThe Southeastern Theatre Conference is a dynamic membership organization serving a diverse constituency and reaching throughout the southeast region of the United States and beyond.

"Serving the Nation in Theatre"



Contact Info

Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc.

1175 Revolution Mill Drive, Studio 14

Greensboro, NC 27405

Phone 336-272-3645

Fax 336-272-8810