The New England Theatre Conference
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63rd Annual Convention & Festival
The Art of Collaboration
General Convention Information
Program of Events: Oct 23 – 26 (Preliminary, as of Sep 24, 2014)
Master Class: Download
The Drama of Power: The Power of Drama by Bethany Nelson,
Department of Performing Arts, Emerson College.
Register Online: Online Registration Form Note: Early registration deadline is Oct. 15, 2014.
For Mail-In Registration: Download Printable PDF Form
For Secondary Schools!
Theatre Olympiad: Download Information & Registration Form
Friday, Oct. 24: Participitory events for high school students in Musical Theatre Vocal, Acting, Dance, Set Design and Costume Design. Awards will be given out including three $500 college scholarships!
Invitation to New England Secondary School Educators: Download
Learn about NETC Convention workshops and events that can help you foster your schools drama program!
For Colleges & Universities!
Invitation to Theatre Department Chairpersons!: Download
Learn how the NETC Exhibitor and College Fair can help you meet high school students looking for schools with undergraduate degrees in theatre.
NETC Exhibitor and College Fair: Download Registration Form
Vendor exhibit takes place on October 24-25. College Fair takes place on October 24.
Collegiate Acting Scholarship Competion: Information & Registration Form
Competition open to undergraduate students at an accredited 2-4 year institution in New England. Application deadline: October 6, 2014. Include with Convention Registration.
Application Forms for 2015 NETC Awards
The 48th Annual John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award
Applications Due April 15, 2015
The 18th Annual Aurand Harris Memorial Playwriting Award
Applications Due May 1, 2014
The 53nd Annual Moss Hart Memorial Award
(For full-length plays produced between 9/1/2014-8/31/2015)
The Leonidas A. Nickole Theatre Educator of the Year Award
(This award recognizes excellence in theatre education at all levels.)
NETC Theatre Auditions 2015
March 14, 15, 16, 2015
Crowne Plaza Hotel Boston-Natick
Application Form & Instructions
Theatre Auditions Application Form [PDF]
Applications Due February 2, 2015
The New England Theatre Conference is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing its members with professional services, career development, and recognition awards in the live theater arts. Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, NETC proudly supports quality theatre and promotes excellence in all divisions of theatre. A recognized voice for practitioners in youth, secondary, university, community and professional theatre, NETC continues to expand its support of New England theatre in addition to nurturing and promoting new theatre activity.
Founded in 1952 by the legendary Boston drama critic Elliot Norton who believed that theatre activists had much to offer one another, NETC was established as the place to learn and share that knowledge. From this simple premise NETC has grown into a dynamic force in New England theater