Where Master’s Candidates and Recruiters Connect

SETC and USITT partner each fall to bring graduate theatre degree programs together with people considering options for advanced education in one convenient, affordable location for interviews and information exchange. Discover your dream graduate school or recruit talented candidates.

9th Annual LiNK

This event was held virtually November 30 – December 2, 2022.

Registration for Recruiters and Candidates:
September 1 – November 10, 2022.


$75 – Student Candidates
$325 – Recruiting College or University


If you have LiNK audition, directing or management related questions, please contact Lee Crouse at SETC. For Design & Technology LiNK related questions, or online registration questions, contact Lizz Allers at USITT.

LiNK auditions and interviews will be offered in:

  • acting
  • musical theatre
  • Animatronics
  • arts management
  • costume design
  • costume technology
  • digital media design
  • directing
  • lighting design
  • lighting technology
  • makeup/wig design
  • playwriting
  • production management
  • scenic art
  • scenic design
  • stage automation
  • stage management
  • stage properties
  • sound design
  • technical direction

2022 Recruiting Organizations

Event Timeline

Thursday, Nov. 10: Deadline for candidates and recruiters to register/finalize virtual galleries
Monday, Nov. 14: Recruiters received access to candidate information/galleries
Monday, Nov. 21: Recruiters can begin setting appointments through candidate galleries
Wednesday, Nov. 30: Recruiters met virtually with acting, directing and management candidates.
Thursday, Dec. 1: Recruiters met virtually with design and technical theatre candidates.
Friday, Dec. 2: Recruiters met virtually with any remaining candidates.

“Great students & the opportunity to re-connect with people I had not seen for many years. The schedule was great!”

Rose Kaczmarowski, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

“One stop shopping for designers.”

Ruth Hutson, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)


We are 110% committed to our constituents, inclusion, and the craft of theatre.