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2019 Illinois High School Theatre Festival - Take Flight
January 10-12, 2019
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Click Here for Details

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ITA's 3rd Bi-Annual Statewide Community Theatre Festival
It'll Play in Peoria -- Illinois AACTFest

March 29-31, 2019
Registration Now Open for Mainstage Presenters

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  • The ITA seeks nominations for its 2018 Awards of Excellence. The deadline for submissions is May 15th. Click here for details.
  • The ITA seeks candidates for its 2018-2020 Board of Directors. Terms begin late August, 2018. Click here for details and be sure to fill out the "On Line Interest Form."
  • The ITA seeks candidates for the position of 2021 Illinois High School Theatre Festival (IHSTF) Executive Director. Click here for details.
  • 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 2,300 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.