LiNK

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

When: Nov. 7-10, 2019
Where:
AtlantaCrowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta-Airport

Registration

Online registration for Recruiting Schools and Candidates is now open. All registrations are processed through USITT’s registration system.

For Students/Candidates

  • $50 Early Registration: Aug. 1 – Sept. 12, 2019
  • $75 Late Registration:  Sept. 13 – Oct. 24, 2019
  • $100 On-Site Registration: On-site registration is not recommended, as schools will not have any information about you to review prior to the event.

For Recruiters/Institutions

  • $200 Early Registration: Aug. 1 – Sept. 12, 2019
  • $300 Late Registration:  Sept. 13 – Oct. 24, 2019

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Hotel Reservations

The Crowne Plaza Hotel Atlanta-Airport is now accepting hotel reservations. Use the following link and reserve by Oct. 24, 2019, to lock in the SETC Group Rate: Reserve Your Hotel Room at the SETC Group Rate

Flying to Atlanta?

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for Southeastern Theatre Conference. Go to www.Delta.com and enter Meeting Event Code NY2WM under “Advanced Search”. You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NY2WM. *Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number. 

Questions?

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

Programs and Tracks

Lists of schools that have signed up to recruit for specific program types will be updated on USITT’s website as schools register. Click on the buttons below to review.

Acting/Voice Programs:

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

Administration, Directing and Management Programs May Include:

  • Arts Management
  • Directing
  • Production Management
  • Stage Management

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

Design and Technology Programs May 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.

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

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