Publications & Resources


The Southeastern Theatre Conference offers an in-depth magazine and newsletter as a benefit of membership, as well as an annual scholarly publication.

Southern Theatre Magazine

The premier magazine covering theatre in the Southeastern U.S. and beyond, Southern Theatre is published quarterly and sent to all individual and organizational members. Non-member subscriptions are available. Southern Theatre offers full-color advertising opportunities. See the Latest Issue


Our in-depth newsletter focuses on the SETC association and events. SETC News is published bi-monthly online and sent to SETC’s membership via email. See the Latest Issue

Theatre Symposium

Theatre Symposium is an annual scholarly publication featuring papers presented about a particular topic at the SETC Theatre Symposium event, a two-day conference held each spring, that focuses on a scholarly topic related to theatre. Learn More

Outdoor Theatre Facilities

From the initial concept to opening night, this book covers all aspects of planning, equipping, designing and constructing outdoor performance facilities. Buy the Book: 2nd Edition, PDF  |  3rd Edition, Paperback

Convention Materials

Convention News

The convention newspaper is your first glance at the keynotes, masterclasses, special events and schedule of over 300 workshops that are offered at Convention. This publication is distributed to the entire SETC membership in preparation of the Annual Convention held each March. Newspaper sponsorship is available; our newspaper sponsor receives the only ad in the newspaper. View the 2020 Convention News

Convention Program

The convention program contains more than 60 pages of information and programming. This publication is distributed to the 4,000+ attendees at the Annual Convention held each March. Advertising is available and sponsors are recognized on the first page. View the 2020 Program 



The Theatre Consulting Network draws on the resources of a national network of experienced theatre specialists and practitioners to advise companies and organizations on a comprehensive range of issues. SETC’s consulting services can benefit all types of theatres and their particular business and/or artistic challenges. Assistance can range from free phone or email advice on basic issues to more comprehensive projects involving a diverse team of experts for several months of engagement. Learn More

College, University & Training Program Directory

The directory is published annually as a special insert to the Winter issue of Southern Theatre magazine and provides an easy reference for students looking for theatre training in College, University, Conservatory and other advanced training institutions. Browse the Directory

SETC Library Archives

SETC Archives are held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) University Library. For assistance with accessing the SETC Archives, please contact UNCG Special Collections and University Libraries.


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