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Please note: We are currently conducting site maintenance and have temporarily disabled log-in features to NET’s website. Scroll to the last section on this page for info on how to join or renew.
The Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET) is a national community of artists and organizations dedicated to collaborative creation. Working to propel ensemble theater practice to the forefront of culture and society, NET:
Through our member programs and other activities, NET works to build, convene, and provide resources for the field of ensemble arts practice and performance in the United States.
Want to know more? Explore our website for info on NET events and online offerings, member-only grants, and community knowledge sharing!
We have four categories of membership:
NET provides the opportunity for ensembles and practitioners to organize at the national level and co-create an artistic community with like-minded peers. NET supports and advocates in the national arena for ensemble practice as a specific and recognized form of theatermaking and live performance, and provides a range of artistic assets to the ensemble field.
As a member of NET you will:
As a NET member, you or your company are part of a national network of artist collectives, ensembles, and co-creators who are building a strong, vibrant, participatory movement where you will have a voice in setting NET's organizational priorities and how NET serves the field. Each member helps to strengthen NET’s advocacy and cultural policy efforts with funders, unions, and policy makers, and you will receive critical advocacy reports through NET's participation in the Performing Arts Alliance.
To communicate about your current/upcoming projects with the NET membership and the field you can have your event featured on our online Community Calendar. You can submit performances, trainings, workshops, and more! There are also opportunities to guest write for NET's blog.
We send out member info and a monthly e-newsletter that outlines NET's activities and offerings and connects you with field opportunities.
Join NET’s Facebook group community which is particularly active with over 4,000 members throughout the U.S. and around the world where we encourage you to join the many members frequently sharing workshops/training opportunities, promoting upcoming offerings, and engaging in conversation around their practice. NET members, staff, board, and numerous others from the field regularly post job/casting opportunities, grant deadlines, links to relevant articles, and requests for information. Also, investigate the field-related articles and materials on NET’s website, including the NET blog for knowledge-sharing and NET updates, and the NET/TEN Shareback Library for real-talk, peer-based learning and resources from past grant recipients. Comment on an existing blog post to join the discussion, or ask us about contributing an article of your own.
Develop and deepen connections with NET members and colleagues, and share in field learning at regional and national NET events and gatherings, and NET-hosted convenings, conversations, and professional development sessions in-person and online. Members receive discounted registration rates; travel subsidies for members may also be available.
As an ensemble or affiliate organization member, you receive your own member page on NET’s website in addition to your listing in our online Member Directory. You’ll be taken to your member page when you log-in to your account on NET's site--here, you can update your company’s description and add information about your work. As an individual or student members, we invite you to take a look through the directory and member pages to learn about NET members and they work they are doing, and to identify like-minded peers you might want to connect or collaborate with!
Through June 30, 2021, all NET memberships will be offered on a Pay What You Decide (PWYD) basis.
This applies to current, renewing, and new members in all categories (Ensembles, Affiliates, Individuals, and Students). Memberships are active for a full 12-month period.
Regular Annual Dues for NET Members (prior to PWYD):
We've listed our regular dues amounts below as a guide and starting point. For those with the capacity to continue paying membership dues at or above the regular amount, we encourage you to do so. This will help support our continued work on behalf of the ensemble field.
New to NET?
Welcome to the NET Community! We are looking forward to engaging with you -- sign up for a new membership online before June 30, 2021 to select your own dues amount.
Eager to renew your membership?
Please complete this Form to renew. Take advantage of the PWYD opportunity to get current!