Commercial Member:
A Commercial Member is any business, vendor or corporation organized under the rules of the IRS as a for profit corporation, that actively participates in and supports Theatre, Theatrical Design, Technology, Management or any subset of theatre scholarship or production.  The membership dues of $150 (one hundred fifty dollars) annually entitles the representative of each Commercial Member:

  • All the rights and privileges of membership in the organization, a defined by the bylaws


  • Attend al general, annual or special meetings called by the Board of Directors


  • Make nominations for the Commercial Director at Large Position for the Board of Directors


  • Have a Single vote in ALL meetings of the membership in person, or by proxy


  • Have the approved Logo of the member business posted along with website information on SWUSITT.ORG


  • Be listed as a supporter, and preferred “Vendor/Business” in any publication or marketing materials.


  • Attendance for up to 3 representatives (with notice) to attend and participate in SWUSITT Annual Symposium


  • Eligibility to participate in SWUSITT Committees

The bylaws of the organization state: “The members of the organization shall consist of persons, corporations, partnerships, and unincorporated associations interested in furthering the arts and sciences of theatre… There shall be multiple classes of membership with varying rights and membership dues as the Board of Directors may designate from time to time. Each member shall be entitled to one vote.”

To that end SWUSITT has established the following classes of membership:

Individual Member:
An Individual Member is any individual, not acting on behalf of another organization or business; working in, or having an active interest in Theatre, Theatrical Design, Technology, Management, Marketing or any subset of theatre scholarship or production. The membership dues of $20 (twenty dollars) annually entitles each Individual Member to:

  • All the rights and privileges of membership in the organization, as defined by the bylaws


  • Attend all general, annual or special meetings called by the Board of Directors   


  • Make nominations for any Non-Commercial position for the Board of Directors


  • Have a single vote in ALL meetings of the membership in person, or by proxy


  • Eligibility to participate in SWUSITT Committees


  • Be eligible, after one year of membership, to be nominated to serve on the board of directors.

Student Member:
A Student Member shall be a current high school, undergraduate, graduate, or post graduate student enrolled in any interdisciplinary program of study that has an active interest in Theatre, Theatrical Design, Technology, Management, Marketing or any subset of theatre scholarship and production.  The membership of $5 (five dollars) annually entitles each Student Member to:

  • All of the rights and privileges of membership in the organization, as defined by the bylaws


  • Attend all general, annual or special meetings called by the Board of Directors


  • Vote in ALL meetings of the membership in person, or by proxy


  • Make nominations for the Board of Directors


  • Vote for the student only members of the board of directors


  • Eligibility to participate in SWUSITT Committees


  • Gain entry to the Student Design, Technology, and Management competition.  .

SWUSITT Membership

SWUSITT is an organization of design, production,

and technology professionals, educators, and students.

Organization Member:
An Organization Member is any entity or organization under the rules of the IRS as a non-profit organization, that actively participates in and supports Theatre, Theatrical Design, Technology, Management or any subset of theatre scholarship or production.  The membership dues of $100 (One hundred dollars) annually entitle the representative of each Organization Member:

  • All the rights and privileges of membership in the organization, a defined by the bylaws


  • Attend all general, annual or special meetings called by the Board of Directors


  • Have a Single vote in ALL meetings or the membership in person, or by proxy


  • Have the approved Logo of the member organization posted along with website information on SWUSITT.ORG


  • Attendance for up to 3 representatives (with notice) to attend and participate in SWUSITT Annual Symposium


  • Eligibility to participate in SWUSITT Committees