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Traditional Annual Membership or Cost-Effective Monthly Options
No Difference in Member Benefits

As of July 1, 2024, the USITT Member Year aligns with the Institute's fiscal year. All Memberships begin on July 1 and end on June 30 of the following year. You may still join USITT at any time, but you will pay a prorated amount for your membership, which will expire on June 30. For more information or to answer additional questions you may have, please visit this page


USITT membership is available to anyone in the performing arts and live entertainment field.

$12 monthly or $126 annually


Member Plus

The New Member Plus category affords Members access to additional benefits, including priority access to certain events and career-enhancing opportunities.

$17 monthly or $180 annually



Student membership is available to anyone enrolled in a full-time academic program.

$4 monthly or $36 annually



Membership is available to anyone 65 years of age or older.

$10 monthly or $96 annually



Contributing membership is the highest level of organizational membership.




Sustaining membership is a mid-level membership for organizations.




Supporting membership is available to any company, school, or organization.



Individual Member Benefits Include:

  • Member-exclusive deep discount for USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo
  • Access to member-exclusive content
  • Priority notification of all events and programs
  • Member-only discounts on all events and programs
  • Access to online learning at no charge
  • Opportunities to connect with other members
  • Full access to member directory; not available to non-members
  • Opportunities to exhibit design and technical work
  • Eligible for special programs including research grants
  • Free subscriptions to USITT digital and print publications
  • Eligible to participate on USITT Committees and Commissions
  • Voting privileges in Board of Directors elections
  • Access to discounts from USITT partners

Organizational Member Benefits Include:

  • Discounts on exhibit booth space at the Annual Conference & Stage Expo*
  • Priority consideration for booth location at Stage Expo
  • Discounts on JobsUSITT ads*
  • Organization contact information listed in Membership Directory
  • Display advertising discounts*
  • Discounts on registration for the USITT Annual Conference and other events
  • Free subscription to USITT digital and print publications
  • Eligible to be featured in USITT member news and new products bulletins
  • Eligible to participate on USITT Committees and Commissions
  • Voting privileges in Board of Directors elections
  • Access to other benefits including Professional insurance programs and travel savings
*Discounts increase with higher membership category


Organization memberships are available to any company, school, or organization. Membership entitles organizations to participate in workshops and events at discounted rates, reach the membership of USITT at our live events, masterclasses, and workshops and in our publications through sponsorship and display advertising, and find qualified candidates through JobsUSITT.

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Reach the people you need to know, and who need to know you. Open doors to new opportunity. Find a voice of reason — and influence. Do good and give back by helping others.


Members Save on Routledge Titles

USITT members can save 25% on titles from Routledge. Visit this page for more information.

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Through membership, you make us a better industry and a better organization. 

From academic institutions to product innovators, from students to industry expert technicians, USITT members represent an extraordinary array of visionaries who are collectively shaping the future of entertainment production.

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