American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) A U.S.-based professional organization fostering scholarship on worldwide theater and performance, both historical and contemporary.
American Theatre Drama Society (ATDS) Organization "dedicated to the study of theatre and drama in and of the Americas, its varied histories, traditions, literatures, and performances within its cultural contexts."
Dramatists Guild of America (DGA) Established to aid dramatists in protecting both the artistic and economic integrity of their work.
Theatre Library Association (TLA) Supports librarians and archivists affiliated with theater, dance, performance studies, popular entertainment, motion picture, and broadcasting collections. TLA fosters creative and ethical use of performing arts materials to enhance research, live performance, and scholarly communication. Founded in 1937,