Advertise with SETC

Reach top decision makers plus thousands of theatre professionals and students annually with unique advertising opportunities with SETC.

Six Ways to Advertise with SETC:

  • Southern Theatre magazine (ST)
  • College, University & Training Program Directory (Winter issue of ST)
  • SETC Annual Convention printed program
  • Annual Convention marketing mailer
  • SETC News (e-newsletter)
  • The website

How to Advertise:

To advertise with SETC, simply complete the appropriate advertising contract and return it to Clay Thornton via email. No payment is required with an insertion order. The insertion order simply serves to reserve your ad space; we will send you an invoice at the time your ad is published or we can bill you by credit card if you desire.

If you are interested in procuring an ad on one of our webpages at, please contact Clay Thornton for details.


Want more information on advertising? Please call the SETC Central Office at 336-265-6148, and we’ll work together to find the right fit for your marketing needs!

Southern Theatre  Magazine

Southern Theatre magazine spotlights people, places and organizations within the region and beyond that are paving new paths in theatre. Each issue is mailed to over 4,500 theatre professionals, educators, students, theatres, educational institutions and libraries; they’re also published online via and embedded on the SETC website, where your ad links directly to a website. Published three times per year, both in print and electronically, Southern Theatre has more than 9,000 readers.

We are currently reserving ad space for Volume 64 of Southern Theatre magazine. Please complete and return the Advertising Contract below to reserve your ad space. Refer to the Advertising Guidelines for design specs, ad sizes, important deadlines and reasons to advertise:

2023 SETC Convention Program

The SETC Convention Program offers outstanding value in advertising and puts your organization or business in the hands of thousands of working professionals, college and university professors and students of theatre from across the nation.

This annual publication is distributed to 4,500 plus convention attendees.

Ad reservations for the 2023 SETC Convention Program are now open until Nov. 17, 2022. Contact with questions.

College, University & Training Program Directory

The SETC College, University & Training Program Directory is a comprehensive directory listing degrees and special programs offered at SETC’s member colleges, universities and training programs. The directory is published as an insert in the Winter issue of Southern Theatre magazine and as a standalone piece that is distributed at state theatre conventions around the Southeast as well as at national events SETC attends.

Directory Listings: SETC’s College, University & Training Program Directory offers a great platform for SETC member schools to emphasize their program and degree specialties. Contact SETC Educational Services Manager Lee Crouse with any questions or for more information.

Advertisements: Anyone can purchase a 1/6 page ad in the 2023 College, University & Training Program Directory by completing and returning the Volume 64 Southern Theatre Advertising Contract. Simply select “College and University Directory Ad—1/6 Page” for the Winter issue of Southern Theatre.


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