About Us

Kentucky Theatre Association’s mission is to represent theatre on all levels. The mission is realized through the successful pursuit of the following initiatives:

  • Promoting
  • Instructing
  • Advocating
  • Facilitating

Kentucky Theatre Association exists to:

  • Promote access and interest in theatre across the state of Kentucky.
  • Work with professional, college/university, community and high school theatre organizations along with individual artists to enhance communication and promotion opportunities between theatres.
  • Assist Kentucky theatre organizations with efforts to identify and maximize unique attributes that elevate artistic excellence in Kentucky.
Quick Facts
  • Operates as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, first incorporated in April 1971.
  • Serves as the sole organization connecting theatres at all levels across the state.
  • Prioritizes the annual fall conference, bringing together professional, community, college/university and high school theatres artists from across the state.
  • Partners in the region with Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC); American Association of Community Theatres; American Alliance for Theatre and Education; and the National Society of Arts and Letters.
  • Operates with a December 1 – November 30 fiscal year.
  • Supports members including professional theatres, community theatres, college & high school theatre programs, K-16 educators, actors, directors, writers, technical theatre professionals, and audience members.