Anyone can join AITA/IATA
There are 3 simple ways to do this:
- If your organisation represents amateur theatre on a national basis in your country, you can apply for National Centre status
- If there is already an organisation representing amateur theatre on a national basis in your country, then you can access AITA/IATA and our services through them
- If you want to create a direct link with AITA/IATA, then you can join us through becoming an AITA/IATA Associate.
AITA/IATA is your gateway to a wider and more rewarding international theatre experience.
What can AITA/IATA do for you?
If you want to make friends with like-minded people working in the theatre, mainly on a non-professional basis, and take the opportunity to transport your theatre beyond your own national borders, then AITA/IATA exists for you.
AITA/IATA is the global voice of amateur theatre, providing data and information to practitioners, businesses, other arts and nonprofit organizations, as well as the media and representatives of local, state and national governments. When you join AITA/IATA you will be a part of an organization dedicated to quality, live theatre as a contributing player in the world’s communities.
Other membership benefits enable you to …
- Network with a global support system and share ideas, experiences, problems and successes with amateur theatre practitioners worldwide
- Gain official international status for your national theatre organization or festival
- Publicise your event through the AITA/IATA network
- Participate in the World Festival of Amateur Theatre and in any international festival organised by an AITA/IATA-linked organization
- Bring a group to the world Festival of Amateur Theatre
- Bring a group to the world Festival of Youth Theatre
- Bid to organize and host an AITA/IATA international festival or event in your own country
- Vote in AITA/IATA World Congresses to help shape policies that train young directors, aid practitioners in developing nations, create workshops & festivals, and much more
- Find us online, anytime because AITA/IATA’s website includes a discussion forums, resources artistic newsletters, news summaries, membership directory, a global calendar of events, & more
- Join: international workshops, seminars, training courses and symposia offered in AITA/IATA regions