The ABTT is a membership organisation which sets and upholds standards in technical excellence, safety and compliance for theatre and live performance. The ABTT is a resource to support members through the provision of information and advice on good practice, safe working and enforcement within the theatre industry. We advise on safety, planning, good practice and enforcement and provide publications to support your knowledge.
Equity, formerly officially titled the British Actors' Equity Association, is the trade union for actors, singers, models, performers, directors, choreographers, designers, stage managers, and other creative workers in the United Kingdom
SOLT was established in 1908 by actor and theatre manager Sir Charles Wyndham, when it was known as the Society of West End Theatre Managers. In 1975 the organisation became known as the Society of West End Theatre, before taking on its current title in 1994 to reflect the wider representation covered by our Membership.
UK Theatre is the UK’s leading theatre and performing arts membership organisation.
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UK Theatre supports organisations and individuals in the performing arts at any stage of their career, through a range of training, events and other professional services.
CiTEA (formerly CITA) is made up of costume professionals with experience of large and small scale theatre, Opera and Musicals. We are Dressers, Makers, Costume Supervisors; we work full time in Producing Theatres and we are part of an army of Freelancers.
The Association for Lighting Production and Design is the body representing all those who work in or are interested in the creation of lighting, video and projection for live performance and events. It is an association that welcomes lighting and video designers, technicians and programmers across the full range of performance lighting disciplines.
The Association of Sound Designers advocates for a diverse and inclusive theatre sound community, in which all members, regardless of race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, mental health, nationality, language, religion, belief, or socioeconomic background can work with dignity and in safety.
Léon Bakst's set design for the 1909 Ballets Russes production of Cléopâtre.