Join Now  Current University Affiliates 



Become a University Member for $600 per Year

Prepare your students for a successful transition into professional theatre careers. Connect your faculty and students to TCG's national network of more than 500 theatres and give them access to the theatre profession's most up-to-date resources. 



Connect Your Students, Faculty and Staff to the Professional Theatre Ecology

Current Students, Faculty and Staff of University Members can access free or reduced rate Memberships to TCG through the membership.

Students can access complimentary Student Memberships for the duration of their academic career with your institution. Complementary Student Memberships include all digital access to TCG membership benefits--a subscription to American Theatre magazine can be added on for a fee of $15 per year.

Faculty and Staff can access Individual Memberships at a reduced rate.

Be the First to Receive TCG Publications

TCG Books TCG Members receive a 40% discount on TCG books and on titles from other select theatre publishers. A 40% bulk discount is available when purchasing 10 or more of the same title. Our authors include Annie Baker, Stephen Karam, Tony Kushner, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Paula Vogel, Donald Margulies, Suzan-Lori Parks, Eric Bogosian, Caryl Churchill among many others.

American Theatre magazine AMERICAN THEATRE is the national magazine for the American professional not-for-profit theatre, informing readers about important work and significant issues affecting theatre art and practice. TCG members receive a subscription to the quarterly print edition of AMERICAN THEATRE magazine and unlimited access to content on, including the archive of AMERICAN THEATRE magazine's entire history, show listings of TCG Member Theatres. Members also receive our AT Weekly newsletter. It's everything you love from the print edition of AMERICAN THEATRE magazine, PLUS breaking news, stunning photos, exclusive videos, and more – available anytime, anywhere.

ARTSEARCH® Listings for theatre, dance, opera, music, museums, presenting organizations, educational institutions, and state and local arts councils. Online access is free for all jobseekers but advertising discounts are available to your organization.

Conferences Provide Opportunities for Connection

Affiliate Members receive invitations to our convenings, webinars and teleconferences. Previous opportunities include our National Conferences, Advocacy and Financial Resilience Virtual Summit, Climate Action Virtual Summit, COVID-19 Informational webinars, TCG Book Events, and more.

The Website Keeps You Engaged

TCG Circle The TCG Circle is an online platform to connect theatre people with the resources and relationships you need to strengthen your work. It combines the best of listservs, social media, and knowledge-sharing into a single, easy-to-use online platform. You can use the Circle to engage with private and public groups across shared personal and professional identities. The Circle has a library of resources that are continually updated by TCG and your peers.

Teresa’s Briefing TCG executive director's weekly topical email to the field provides a personal and direct summary of current ideas, trends and resources shaping the field.

Theatre Facts An in-depth, global analysis of the cumulative data extracted from the Fiscal Survey, Theatre Facts is the only document analyzing the national not-for-profit theatre field, and it is a vital advocacy and policy tool for trustees, foundation and corporation executives, policymakers and the national press.

Advocacy Allows Your Voice to be Heard in Washington

TCG works in Washington, DC and nationally to represent the theatre field and to provide timely information to theatres and theatre artists on federal legislation, regulations and other significant government opportunities and issues. TCG Members receive special timely "Action Alerts" on major issues requiring grassroots action, as well as access to legislative and regulatory information. Learn more.


Listings and Advertising Give You National Visibility

Free listing in our online TCG Membership Directory.

Free listing in the Membership section of the TCG website, with links to your company's website.

Opportunities to include leadership transition announcements in our Entrances & Exits section on

University Members receive a 20% discount on advertising on and ARTSEARCH and member rates for job posts on ARTSEARCH.


Plus Other Valuable Benefits