A Home For Directors & The Audiences They Inspire

Our Mission

The Drama League advances the American theater by providing a life-long artistic home for directors and a platform for dialogue with, and between, audiences.

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For Artists

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Fellowships & Residencies

Career development for directors

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Workshops & Classes

Hone your skills & connect with industry leaders

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Connect with past fellows & residents

For Audiences

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Shows & Events

Upcoming events at The Drama League

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Support directors & access member benefits

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New podcast episodes drop weekly

The Latest

Programs Update!

Our artist opportunities have gotten a major – and very exciting – update! Dive into the new fellowships and residencies, visit our FAQ page, and join the ranks of our illustrious alumni.


Save the Date! October 18, 2021

Light the Lights!

Join us for a special evening and celebrate the reopening of American theater!  Festivities will include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the historic Players Club.

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The Essentials

The Essentials are now open! Register now for your spot in one of 5 key classes for directors and creatives  – or get the bundle and do them all! 

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Your support provides a life-long artistic home for directors.