Outdoor Theatre

In 2017, the Institute of Outdoor Theatre transitioned into its new partnership and management relationship with SETC. SETC is maintaining and building upon services that have long been valued by the outdoor theatre community, including Summer and Outdoor Theatre Auditions, an annual national conference, year-round consulting, and online resources.

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National Conference on Outdoor Theatre

Each October, theatre leaders gather for a multi-day networking event where conference attendees trade insights and explore new concepts. It is an opportunity to meet others in the industry and share experiences. The 56th National Conference on Outdoor Theatre will be hosted by The Santa Fe Opera, Oct. 1-3, 2019. Registration remains open and will close Sept. 20, 2019. Click the link below to see details on our inspirational and educational programming for the conference. We hope you can join us in New Mexico!

Summer and Outdoor Theatre Auditions

Each January, SETC Outdoor Theatre conducts auditions for summer and outdoor theatres including acting, singing, dance and stage combat auditions. Interviews are also available for technical positions and internship opportunities. The 2020 auditions will take place Jan. 17-18, 2020, at Greensboro College in Greensboro, NC. Check back for 2020 application details.

Theatre Consulting Network

SETC and the Institute of Outdoor Theatre have combined their consulting and technical assistance programs in a new initiative: the Theatre Consulting Network. The Theatre Consulting Network will draw on the resources of a national network of theatre specialists to advise organizations on a comprehensive range of issues.