Events & Festivals
Southeastern Theatre Conference offers an array of national caliber events and festivals for theatre professionals and students of every theatre discipline. You can find information on our events by clicking any menu item to the left. Or read more below!
SETC Annual Convention will be held March 4 - 8, 2015 in Chattanooga, TN.
Registration opens Falll 2014.
Our signature annual convention, held every March for over 60 years, features more than 4,000 attendees, 300+ workshops, an Education Expo with 90+schools represented, 40+ Commercial Exhibitors, a Job Fair geared towards Off-Stage work and much more. This is where it all comes together to create an exciting, dynamic event that truly has a life of its own.
We offer five Theatre Performance Festivals, where the best and the brightest talent in the nation showcases originial and revised works of art. It's blood, sweat and tears for the months of preparation, and then, community theatres, high school winners, fringe performers and theatre's creative class from across ten southeastern states unveil their work before packed audiences who share the joy of live performance in a glittering array of emotions.
Fall, Spring, Professional, Grad, Undergrad - SETC has something for everyone. Dozens of venerated theatre companies from across the country gather twice a year to review top talent at SETC's fall and spring professional auditions. The atmosphere is electric as outstanding singers, dancers and actors gather to give it their all to land a coveted role in theatre. In Spring, institutions of higher education audition and interview potential students for their programs.
Board of Director Meetings
From ExCom to Advisory, our Board carves out a dynamic future for the nation's top theatre organization, while honoring our history and working tirelessly (and often without member's knowledge) behind the scenes to make it all happen.