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As a dynamic cultural network, the ETC offers a wide array of benefits for its Member Theatres:


Artistic Collaborations

  • Find new partners and nurture relationships
  • Share opportunities to experiment with new technologies and forms of storytelling
  • Respond to social change with large-scale and interdisciplinary projects

Networking and Dialogue

  • Forge connections within the artistic community
  • Take part in exclusive and frequent meetings with cultural leaders
  • Get informed and speak up: the ETC promotes its members worldwide

Mobility and Professional Development

  • Improve your team’s intercultural, linguistic and artistic skills
  • Participate in international co-productions
  • Gain hands-on experience working with digital tools

Representation and Advocacy

  • Be heard: The ETC represents your voice to political leaders at a European level
  • Be seen: The ETC promotes theatre and increases its visibility at a European and international level 
  • Be represented in other cultural partnerships with European networks such as PEARLE* and Culture Action Europe


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Types of Membership

Full membership: A full member is a publicly funded producing theatre or a theatre festival. The cost of annual membership is €5,500.

Associate membership: An associate member is an independent theatre or a cultural organisation. The cost of annual membership is €2,500.

How to Become a Member?

1. Get in touch with us and ask us any questions you might have. Interested theatres are invited to join our International Theatre Conferences to meet our members and future cooperation partners. 

2. Fill in the application form and send it back to us. You will join us at the next session of the General Assembly, where your application will be voted on.  General Assembly sessions take place twice a year.

3. Enjoy the new collaborations, projects and all the benefits of being an ETC member.


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