THE MISSION OF THE ILLINOIS THEATRE ASSOCIATION
Advocate the Art of Theatre in the State of Illinois by
- establishing an Illinois membership similar in purpose to and affiliated with national theatre organizations.
- encouraging a closer understanding and communication between community, educational and professional theatre.
informing the general public of the diverse nature and extent of Illinois theatre (advocacy for the art of theatre throughout the state).
- cooperating with appropriate state and federal agencies and with regional and national theatre organizations in promoting increased recognition and program development for Illinois theatre at all levels.
- promoting and perpetuating the highest caliber of theatre production, teaching and research at all levels of theatre within the state of Illinois.
- affirming the important value of theatre in the lives of individuals.