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

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The 87th Annual Drama League Awards

This year we honor a groundbreaking season of achievement in theater in our virtual ceremony happening May 21. RSVP before May 19 to join!

DirectorFest 2021

The annual theater festival celebrating the work of our class of fellows has gone digital! DirectorFest 2021 will stream June 7 – 23 and you can RSVP for an all access pass today.

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TA(L)KING DIRECTION

Our podcast TA(L)KING DIRECTION is back for a second season! 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.