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.

6th Annual LiNK

Save the Date

When: Nov. 7-9, 2019
AtlantaCrowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta-Airport


Online registration for Recruiting Schools and Candidates will open Aug. 1, 2019. All registrations are processed through USITT’s registration system.

Early Deadline: Sept. 12, 2019
Online Deadline: Oct. 24, 2019


If you have audition related questions, please contact Cadie Burks. For all other LiNK related matters, contact Karen Greenfield.

Looking Back – 5th Annual LiNK

Quotes from 2018 Candidates:

“AMAZING opportunity to speak with SO MANY programs at once. No other way to do it!”

Jenni Propst, Student, Lighting Design/Tech Production

“The atmosphere was very calm and positive. Really great experience getting to meet with schools!”

Constance Jedynak, Student, Stage Management

Quotes from 2018 Schools:

“One stop shopping for designers.”

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

“Organization is tops. Easy access to hotel.”

Deborah Bell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)

“Simple, well-organized.”

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)

“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

Programs and Tracks

Click on the buttons below to review last year’s lists of schools that signed up to recruit for specific program types. The lists will be updated for 2019 as schools register.

Acting, Directing & Management Programs Include:

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Arts Management
  • Production Management
  • Stage Management
  • *NEW* Theatre Planning and Consulting

Please note: If you have questions regarding the degree programs listed, please contact the institutions directly.

Design and Technology Programs Include:

  • Costume Design
  • Costume Technology
  • Digital Media Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Lighting Technology
  • Makeup & Wig Design
  • Scenic Art
  • Scene Design/Scenography
  • Sound Design
  • Stage Automation
  • Stage Properties
  • Technical Direction

Please note: If you have questions regarding the degree programs listed, please contact the institutions directly.