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

Membership

Access your Member benefits or become a Member

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Exclusive ticket offers. Private actor talkbacks. Awards voting privileges. It’s all at your fingertips when you join THE DRAMA LEAGUE.

 

The Latest

FutureNow Applications Close January 3

FutureNow Stage Directing Fellowships allow early and mid-career stage directors to practice their craft and explore directorial leadership in residence at the Hangar Theatre. Fellows are provided $850/week for their Drama League and Hangar engagement periods, as well as healthcare reimbursement.

Save the Date: The 2023 Drama League Awards on May 19

Future The Drama League Awards have recognized outstanding achievements on and Off-Broadway since 1935. This year, seven competitive awards and four special honors will be presented. For a complete list of productions and performers that have won these awards, as well as all of our past honorees, click the button below.

Become a Drama League Member

Exclusive ticket offers, private actor talkbacks, Awards voting privileges — it’s all at your fingertips when you join The Drama League. As a member, you’ll see the hottest new shows from some of theater’s boldest new voices, as well as those you already know and love. Plus, your support helps us provide a lifelong artistic home for under-resourced world-class directors.

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Every dollar donated through December 31 will be generously matched by our National Advisory Council!