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A Message from the ITA President Re: Covd-19 - Click Here



Saturday, November 28 at 7pm
Illinois High Schol Theatre Festival's
All-State Performance of a
Virtual Cabaret
High School Senior
Technicians, Actors, and Musicians from Around the State!

This will be he first of two performances.  Stay tuned for the second date and time.
Admission is free.
Performance links will be p
osted here
and at shortly.

Saturday, December 12 at 7:00p 
Social Issues Theatre Performance!

Streaming Live For Free!
From UIUC for the Illinois High School Theatre Festival
The performance link will be posted shortly.

Stay Tuned for Future Events!

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Serve on ITA's Board of Directors: The ITA is accepting submissions for consideration to serve on the ITA's Board of Directors for upcoming seasons. All interested individuals must fill out an interest form. Visit the Board page at

Submit a Nomination for ITA's Annual Awards of Excellence and Honor: Each year the Illinois Theatre Association recognizes both individuals and organizations for their significant contributions of promoting quality theatre throughout the state of Illinois. Recipients are nominated by the Illinois theatre community, approved by ITA's Divisional Representatives, and accepted by ITA's Board of Directors. Visit the Awards of Excellence page at
 for details.

Other Items of Interest:

  • Interested in serving on the Illinois High School Theatre Festival Planning Committee? Click here.
  • Interested in directing an IHSTF All-State production? Click here.
  • Each week the ITA sends out "Friday Announcements" to its Listserve (currently comprised of more than 4,500 theatre artists and educators from throughout the state). If you'd like to submit an item for inclusion in the weekly announcements, please click here[Suggestions for inclusion include: audition announcements, job postings, interesting theatre stories/experiences, lesson plans, community/life events, etc., theatre opportunities, etc.). To submit an announcement click here.
  • Also, please remember to submit your upcoming performances and/or events to the ITA's on-line performance calendar!!! Click here
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Looking for a creative way to end cell phone usage during your theatrical events? ITA Board Member Stacy Deemar has just the answer! Download and play this Public Service Announcement before all of your shows!

The ITA is now able to process membership applications and renewals on-line! Click here for more details.

ITA financial records are available for your perusal at any time. Visit for ITA's most recent financial reports, or call the ITA office at 312-265-5922 to request a copy.