USITT Advertising Opportunities & Media Kit

USITT members represent an extraordinary array of visionaries who are shaping the future of entertainment production.

We invite you to connect with this exclusive audience of theatre and entertainment professionals, product innovators, academic institutions, students, and other industry specialists through our print, digital newsletters, podcast, and website advertising opportunities.

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Theatre Design & Technology

Member/Subscriber Circulation


Our flagship journal, Theatre Design & Technology, reaches over 4,500 members and subscribers four times each year. Members can also access past issues online. The mission of TD&T is to connect performing arts design and technology communities to ensure a vibrant dialogue among practitioners, educators, and students. Eight in 10 readers consider TD&T extremely effective/ effective in meeting that goal. TD&T also has significant extended circulation:

  • 61% of TD&T readers have used an article as a teaching tool
  • 66% of TD&T readers have shared an article with a colleague
  • 54% of TD&T readers have visited an advertiser’s site after seeing an ad in TD&T
  • 33% of TD&T readers have purchased or recommended an advertised product or service

Reader Demographics

dhehrerReader Topics of Interest:

  • Emerging Technologies: 90%
  • Technical Production: 78%
  • Scenic Design & Technology: 76%
  • Lighting Design & Technology: 69%
  • Design in Other Disciplines: 67%
  • Event Safety & Health: 67%
  • Sustainability: 63%
  • Architecture: 61%
  • Management: 60%
  • Engineering: 59%
  • International Topics: 56%
  • Sound Design & Technology: 54%
  • Costume Design & Technology: 42%


TD&T Portfolio

In addition to four annual issues of Theatre Design & Technology, you can also advertise in the TD&T Portfolio. This special annual publication to USITT members highlights influential leaders in the theatre design and technology industry by sharing their innovations, their care for the craft, and other noteworthy accomplishments.

Ad Rates for TD&T and TD&T Portfolio

Placement 1 Issue 4 Issues 5 Issues Specs (W x H)
Back Cover $2,900 $2,200 $1,800 8.5" x 11.125" (bleed); 8.25" x 10.875" (trim)
Inside Cover $2,200 $2,000 $1,700 8.5" x 11.125" (bleed); 8.25" x 10.875" (trim)
Full Page $1,900 $1,500 $1,400 8.5" x 11.125" (bleed); 8.25" x 10.875" (trim)
2/3 Page $1,700 $1,300 $1,200 4.63" x 10"
1/2 Page $1,300 $1,200 $1,000 7" x 4.88" (horizontal); 3.38" x 10" (vertical)
1/3 Page $1,200 $1,000 $900 2.25" x 10"
1/4 Page $1,000 $925 $800 3.38" x 4.88"

Member Discounts: Contributing Member - 15% • Sustaining Member - 10% • Supporting Member - 5%


Deadlines & Publication Dates

Issue Space Reservation Artwork Deadline Mail Date
TD&T Spring March 30 April 6 May 14
TD&T Summer July 1 July 1 August 14
TD&T Fall October 5 October 12 November 14
TD&T Winter December 20 December 20 February 14
Portfolio November 11 November 18 March 1


Weekly News

Member/Subscriber Circulation

weekly newsWeekly News is the weekly digital newsletter sent to over 16,000 people! Weekly News is considered a news hub for our members to:

  • Keep up with the latest Institute and Industry happenings
  • Indulge in feature stories and Q&A interviews with industry luminaries, early career members, and companies
  • Stay current with upcoming events and deadlines

Advertising Package Size (W x H) Coverage Available Slots Rate
Exclusive Large Ad 550 x 150 pixels 1 email 1 $750
Shared Medium Ad 315 x 150 pixels 1 email 2 $350
Shared Small Ad 210 x 150 pixels 1 email 3 $200


USITT Website Ads

Site Demographics & Usage

USITT.ORG is visited regularly by technical theatre and live entertainment professionals and students each day. Popular highlights are:

  • Conference & Stage Expo information and registration
  • Industry jobs available
  • Educational opportunities including Glerum Masterclasses

Members also visit for exclusive access to our member directory, which is only available online.

Reach USITT's Web Audience

We offer one exclusive banner or multiple rotating leaderboard banners featured on our homepage at You can link your ad to your own homepage or any designated site page.

Advertising Package Size (W x H) Available Slots Duration Rate
Exclusive Full Banner 920 x 130 pixels 1 1 3 months: $1,150 | 6 months: $2,040
Rotating Full Banner 920 x 130 pixels Mulitple 1 3 months: $750 | 6 months: $1,320


Featured Job Posting


jobsUSITT is beefing up JobsUSITT! Our USITT site is regularly visited to view job postings for theatre technology, live entertainment, and educational professionals. And now, for a nominal fee, you can promote your job posting to the top of the list to get more traction and attention from job seekers.

This featured ad space includes your logo, for enhanced attention and company recognition.

Want to post your job opportunities in our line listings?

You can place your listings, view pricing, and learn about discount opportunities online at

Advertising Package Coverage Rate
Featured JobsUSITT Post 1 Month | Additional Months (Same Job Posting) $150 | $50/Month


TECHnically Speaking Ads

tsUSITT’s official podcast, TECHnically Speaking, debuted in early 2020 and has published sixty episodes to date accumulating more than 9,000 downloads on its hosting platform, Spreaker, with thousands more on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

The podcast is available on 16 different streaming platforms via RSS. The top performers are Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, and Spotify.

86% of downloads are from the United States. The next two countries with the highest downloads are Malaysia and Australia.


Length of ad One Episode Three Episodes Five Episodes
15-second ad $180 $450 $750
30-second ad $270 $680 $1,100