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.


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.

Theatre Symposium

Theatre Symposium is an annual scholarly publication featuring papers presented at SETC’s Theatre Symposium event, a two-day conference held each spring that focuses on a scholarly topic related to theatre. Theatre Symposium is published annually by Alabama Press and available on EBSCO. Individual members of SETC receive a copy of Theatre Symposium as a benefit of membership.

Outdoor Theatre Facilities

SETC’s Institute of Outdoor Theatre is pleased to announce the publication of Outdoor Theatre Facilities: A Guide to Planning and Building Outdoor Theatres. From the initial concept to opening night, the book covers all aspects of planning, equipping, designing and constructing outdoor performance facilities. In addition to the text, its 137 pages include a rich selection of architectural sketches and photographs of outdoor theatres around the world.

Convention Materials

Convention News

Convention News is your first glance at keynotes, masterclasses, special events and workshops that are offered at the annual SETC Convention. This publication is distributed to all current SETC members at the beginning of the year in preparation of the upcoming convention. Exclusive sponsorship for this publication is available.

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 SETC Convention. Advertising is available and sponsors are recognized on the first page and throughout the program.


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