- American Alliance for Theatre and Education
An association for theater artists and educators, American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) provides a forum for the exchange of ideas relating to theater and education. It serves a variety of professions including play-writes, theater directors, theater scholars, and arts integration specialists.
- The American Society for Theatre Research
The American Society of Theatre Research (ASTR) is a professional organization. It works with the Theatre Library Association and the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. The mission is to "encourage theatre scholarship." ASTR also publishes Theatre Survey.
- The Association of Theatre Movement Education
This association promotes theater movement training standards and the necessity of theater movement training for actors. The Association of Theatre Movement Education (ATME) examines movement, physical action, stunts, physical comedy and more within the realm of theater studies. It has biannual newsletter available for free and recently launched a digital journal.
- The Association for Theatre in Higher Education
Helping link members with others in a similar profession or organization in order to develop new information and research on theater, this association serves colleges, universities, students, administration, faculty, and other theater professionals. The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) holds an annual conference for members. It also created the ATHE Interactive Theatre Script Database, available for use after creating a user account. Publishes Theatre Journal and Theatre Topics
- National Association of Drama Therapy
The National Association of Drama Therapy (NADT) uses theater and drama as a therapeutic tool for those who have suffered from abuse, mental disorders, or have committed felonies. The association enforces standards and maintains educational requirements for drama therapists. It also hosts an annual conference for members and publishes Dramascope, a journal focusing on committee reports, events, book reviews, networking, and more.
- University / Resident Theatre Association
The goal of University / Resident Theatre Association (URTA) is to connect educational programs with professional theater and performing arts professionals. URTA is designed to assist with audition information, job searching, and gaining graduate level training for both students and theater professionals. It is geared toward those trying to break into the business.