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Sunday, November 3, 2019
Traveling to ASTR 2019? Know Before You Go! »
Conference Location Venue Information Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 2800 S. Potomac Avenue Arlin...
Saturday, October 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help Renewing and Registering »
Renew Your Membership,  then  Register for the 2019 Conference As we approach the early bird registration dea...
Friday, October 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed ASTR Bylaw Amendments »
by ASTR Secretary Scott Magelssen As the result of discussions over the last several years, ASTR’s Execut...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Nominations for ASTR Offices »
We encourage and welcome all nominations from members, including self-nominations. As a committee, we consider it one of o...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Election Results »
I am very happy to share the recent election results. Recognition and gratitude are due to the Nomination Committee, candi...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sponsorship, Exhibitor Booth, & Ad Opportunities Now Open »
Extend your brand identity and marketing capabilities with a strong visible presence at the ASTR/TLA 2019 Annual Confer...
Monday, March 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Election Slate »
Submitted to the EC by the ASTR Nominating Committee Nicole Hodges Persley (Chair), Nominating Committee Chair, Katelyn...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Mellon/ACLS Fellowship Competition »
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce the ninth annual competition of the Mellon/ACLS P...
Thursday, January 3, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
2018 Distinguished Scholar Luncheon »
In lieu of the awards luncheon, ASTR celebrated Elinor Fuchs as recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award at the M...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 CFPs Now Open - Apply by Feb 1 »
On November 7-10 of this year, theatre and performance scholars, artists, activists, and intellectuals will gather in Arli...
Monday, November 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congratulations 2018 Award Recipients »
Co-Sponsored Event Grant The Co-Sponsored Event grant exists to: Fulfill ASTR's purpose through collaboration...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Westin Strike Ends »
November 13, 2018 Westin Strike Ends On Sunday, November 11th, striking workers at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp hot...
Friday, November 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
11/9 Update on Conference »
November 9, 2018 A Note from the VP for Conferences In our effort to serve a membership with varied needs related t...
Thursday, November 8, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
11/8 URGENT Update on Conference »
November 8, 2018 Dear Friends and Scholars, We are immeasurably grateful for your overwhelming support for the Pr...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
11/6 Update on Conference »
Dear ASTR members, Thank you for your patience as we (Program Chairs Chase Bringardner, Christin Essin, and Kirsten Pul...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
11/2 Update on Conference »
November 2, 2018 Dear members, ASTR’s 2018 Program Chairs (Kirsten Pullen, Christin Essin, and Chase Bringardner),...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 ASTR Election Results »
The following members have been elected to serve ASTR. Their terms will start in November. President Marla Carlso...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 ASTR Election Results »
I am very happy to share the recent election results. Recognition and gratitude are due to the Nomination Committee, candi...
Monday, August 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 ASTR Election Results »
I am very happy to share the recent election results. Recognition and gratitude are due to the Nomination Committee, candi...
Monday, March 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guy Bergquist Wins 2016 Wally Russell Mentor Award »
Arena Stage’s Guy Bergquist received USITT’s 2016 Wally Russell Professional Mentor Award Friday at USITT 2016 in Salt Lak...
Friday, March 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
USITT to Welcome Gateway Class of 2016 »
Twelve young artists from groups underrepresented in live entertainment production have been selected for USITT’s Gateway...
Thursday, February 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
USITT Expands Diversity Sessions for 2016 in Salt Lake »
As part of its initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in entertainment production, USITT is offering new sessions o...
Monday, February 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
USITT Appoints Eileen Curley as TD&T Editor »
USITT announces the appointment of Eileen Curley, Ph.D., as the new editor-in-chief of Theatre Design & Technology ....
Thursday, November 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thanks to Our Past President, Heather Nathans »
At ASTR’s annual meeting this past Saturday, Heather Nathans completed an impressive three-year term as President. As curr...
Thursday, August 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Caroline Heim Publishes Theatre Audiences Book »
Caroline Heim recently published a book on theatre audiences: Audience as Performer: the changing Role of Theatre Audienc...
Thursday, October 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASTR Announces ATAP Initiation Program Grant »
The American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) is pleased to announce its inaugural ATAP Initiation Program Grant, which...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASTR Announces New Association Management Company »
Today, ASTR President Heather Nathans announced the selection of a new association management company. Her communication i...

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