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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Alumni

Connect with past fellows & residents

For Audiences

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Shows & Events

Upcoming events at The Drama League

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Membership

Support directors & access member benefits

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TA(L)KING DIRECTION Podcast

New podcast episodes drop weekly

The Latest

New Visions/New Voices does... SHORTS

New Visions/New Voices does... Shorts

Watch 11 short films written and directed by our young New Visions/New voices directors and performed by professional actors.

DirectorFest 2021

The annual theater festival celebrating the work of our class of fellows has gone digital! DirectorFest 2021 is streaming now – RSVP for updates!

TA(L)KING DIRECTION

Check back weekly for new episodes featuring an all-star lineup of directors, producers, and artists in conversation with the industry’s leaders and educators.

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