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Reasons to Join ASTR

Dialogue • Engage • Flourish

1. Premier Organization
ASTR is a Premier Theatre Scholarship Organization in the country.

2. Connect with Other Associations
ASTR connects you to other associations like International Federation for Theatre Research and American Council for Learned Society.

3. Get Involved
Participate in the leading role for the development of Theatre Research and Scholarship Field.

Membership Options

Annual membership runs from September 1 – August 31.

Individual Member | $145 annual dues
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Contingent Faculty / Independent Scholar | $95 annual dues
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Retired Member | $65 annual dues
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Student Member | $50 annual dues
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New Individual Members

New individual members (note: discounts do not apply to retired, student, or contingent faculty memberships) are charged a pro-rated amount according to when they become members. Please use the following chart to determine what your membership cost would be based on the membership type you are seeking and the month in which you will be joining. All memberships are through August 31 of each year.

If You Join During Dues
September – November Full Price
December – February 75% of Dues Level
March – May 50% of Dues Level
June – August Full Price *

*includes the remainder of the current year and all of next year’s dues

Don't Want to Apply Online?

Download the PDF membership application here.

Renew Your Membership

Renewing your ASTR membership is quick and easy.

  1. Click here to login
  2. Click Manage Profile
  3. Click Membership

Membership Benefits

  • Three issues of Theatre Survey via
  • Access to ASTR online resources: Job List, Member Directory, and other archives
  • Manage favorite links, create blogs, and build and update profile pages
  • Join various groups and communicate with other members
  • Renew membership online
  • Register annual conference online with discounted rate

Graduate students play an integral part in the ASTR community. Student Members also have access to the Graduate Student Caucus area of the website, which includes a group page to develop resources, connect with others, and more.


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