As a member of Directors Gathering (DG), you’ll have access to a community of directors and collaborators that fuel development, encourage meaningful connections and value the process-based work of directing.
Select a Membership Type below to learn more:
All memberships are annual and commence on March 17th of each year.
Director Membership Scholarship
Directors Gathering will award Director Membership scholarships to theatre directors at all tiers whose theatre income has been impacted by COVID-19 cancellations and closures.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does the membership work?
The membership cycle for all (DG) memberships begins on (DG)’s birthday, March 17th. All memberships are renewable, on an annual basis, on March 17th of every year and end on March 16th of the following year. 2020 memberships will begin on March 17, 2020 and end on March 16, 2021.
If I sign up after March 17th, when is my membership renewal date?
All memberships are renewable on March 17th of each year.
If I sign up after March 17th, will my membership rate be prorated?
If you join after December 1, your membership will be prorated for the remainder of the membership cycle. Please contact the Director of Membership and Engagement for an exclusive prorated membership code.
What types of programs are offered?
(DG) offers programs for professional directors at various stages in their careers. Programming includes professional training, networking and directing labs, where directors can share their work and processes. For a comprehensive list and description of (DG) programming, visit the Programs section of the (DG) website.
I'M NOT A DIRECTOR. CAN I JOIN DIRECTORS GATHERING?
Yes, and you're not alone! In 2020 we created our Collaborator Membership tier, which is perfect for non-directors who want to participate more intimately in the director-centric programming of Directors Gathering. Collaborator members are typically artists, designers, technicians, stage managers, arts administrators and/or other folx who sponsor artists and arts organizations. Find out more about the perks you'll receive as a Collaborator member here.
I’m not a member. Can I still attend (DG) events and programs?
HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR (DG) PROGRAMS AND EVENTS?
Look out for program announcements in the e-newsletter, visit our website and follow (DG) on social media to learn about current programs and opportunities!
(DG)’S PROGRAMS USED TO BE FREE. WHY DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR A MEMBERSHIP NOW?
aThe success of (DG) is due in great part to your continued interest in the programming and events that the organization has been offering for years and we are deeply appreciative of the support. After 5 years, (DG) has designed a professional membership program. Our goal in this endeavor is to offer targeted programming for our members, at various stages in their careers and the development of their craft.