The League of Professional Theatre Women

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The League of Professional Theatre Women is a membership organization for professional theater women representing a diversity of identities, backgrounds, and disciplines. Through our programs and initiatives, we create community, cultivate leadership, and seek to increase opportunities and recognition for women in professional theatre.

The Benefits of Membership

Are you looking for a community of artists who encourage you, challenge you, expand your network and help you grow professionally and personally?  Do you want that group of people to be part of a safe space where you can meet other women and female identifying professionals working in the industry today?  We have just the organization for you: The League of Professional Theatre Women. 

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Creating Opportunity & Recognizing Excellence

Our programming knows no boundaries. They are all designed to support our goal of promoting visibility and increasing opportunity for women across the world. From readings to travel, from mentorship to networking, the League's programs gives members a way to expand their skills while supporting each other's professional aspirations. Through our awards programs we recognize the extraordinary body of work being created by women in the USA and around the globe.  

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Our Core Values

The League of Professional Theatre Women values the individual talents, skills, and artistry of all theatre women represented in our industry. In the spirit of full inclusion of all our varied identities (race, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, tribe, socio-economic status, thinking and communication styles), we are committed to a culture of EDIA.

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Amplifying Women's Voices

We know the value of the written word as it relates to the work we produce as women artists. Our members are playwrights, authors, scholars, publicists, librettists, amongst additional titles. They amplify the present, provide context to the past and sculpt the future. We are proud that our initiatives have been in the spotlight as well as the work of our members. This visibility continues the conversation of women artists throughout the world. Words matter.

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