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Darko Tresnjak

Darko Tresnjak, TONY Award winning director, will be attending to accept this year's NETC Elliot Norton Major Award.

James Patrick Kelly

James Patrick Kelly, Hugo Award (Science Fiction) winning author, has had his quirky and fantastic plays performed throughout the U.S. He will be discussing his work with the theater of the fantastic on Saturday, October 21.

Dan Goggin

Dan Goggin became known as “Mr. Nunsense” with seven different Nunsense Musicals. Goggin received the 1986 Outer Critics' Circle Awards given to Nunsense for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Music. He is currently involved in the making of a Nunsense TV Series. He will be our Keynote Guest on Saturday, October 21, at 3:30 PM.

Convention 2017

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October 20–22, 2017

Theatre: Challenging Boundaries

Cromwell Radisson
Cromwell, Connecticut

Ask for special NETC room rates of $119. Up to four in a room.

Call Now! 860-635-2000

High School Theatre Olympiad - Information & Registration

Download the Information & Registration Package for the 2017 Theatre Olympiad for High School Students. (Posted: September, 29, 2017)

Final Schedule - Updated October 9, 2017

Download the Final Schedule for the 2017 NETC Convention. (Updated: October, 9, 2017)



Exhibitor and College Fair Registration

Download the Exhibitor and College Fair Registration Form.

Reserve your space now to participate in the Exhibition and College Fair.

Exhibition: Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

College Fair: Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NETC Theatre Auditions 2018

March 17, 18, 19, 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel Boston-Natick
1360 Worcester Road
Natick, Massachusetts

Application Form & Instructions

Theatre Auditions Application Instructions [PDF]

Theatre Auditions Application Form [PDF]
Audition Applications Due February 1, 2018

NETC The New England Theatre Conference is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing its members with professional services, career development, and recognition awards in the live theater arts. Serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, NETC proudly supports quality theatre and promotes excellence in all divisions of theatre. A recognized voice for practitioners in youth, secondary, university, community and professional theatre, NETC continues to expand its support of New England theatre in addition to nurturing and promoting new theatre activity.

Founded in 1952 by the legendary Boston drama critic Elliot Norton who believed that theatre activists had much to offer one another, NETC was established as the place to learn and share that knowledge. From this simple premise NETC has grown into a dynamic force in New England theater