Artists • Educators • Scholars • Students • Theatre Lovers

Dedicated to the Exploration and Preservation of the Theatrical Visions of the African Diaspora

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BTN logo color  Black Theatre Network
   Dedicated to the Exploration and Preservation of the Theatrical Visions of the African Diaspora

July 27-30, 2012
Hilton Atlanta - 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303

Join us at our Annual Reunion!

The BLACK THEATRE BY DESIGN Conference is a wonderful way to share your love of Black Theatre with everyone you know! It opens up amazing opportunities for you to attend

  • practical workshops in marketing and audience development
  • provocative panel presentations that will explore the issues of diversity and the American theatre
  • cutting-edge performances by up-and-coming artists.

Plus--you will benefit from knowledge shared at the professional development workshops geared to theatre practitioners at all levels.

REGISTRATION - Take advantage of discounts for Early Online Registration (through April 15). Add membership to your order and enjoy:

  • Voting privileges at all business meetings
  • Access to the network list serve for job postings and newsletters.

Members also become an integral part of the network's development with their ability to contribute to the discussion forum, the online membership directory and by posting pertinent web links and events. MORE INFORMATION - REGISTER

STUDENTS - For students especially interested in graduate school scholarships and fellowships, BTN is proud to offer an intensive 3-day training workshop in preparation for the highly competitive U/RTA (University/Resident Theatre Association) auditions. This 3-day workshop is offered.through StudentQuest, a BTN program that offers conference events focused on student development.


HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS - BLACK THEATRE BY DESIGN will be at the Hilton Atlanta, which offers wonderful amenities and easy access to public transportation and parking. For information

As an added bonus, if you want to arrive in Atlanta earlier or stay longer, BTN has arranged the same rate to be in effect 3 days prior and 3 days after our Conference. But you will need to book early!

Special discounted group rates (per night) :
Until June 22

  • SINGLE $89.00 (plus tax)
  • DOUBLE $89.00 (plus tax)
  • TRIPLE $109.00 (plus tax)
  • QUADRUPLE $129.00 (plus tax)

After June 22:

  • SINGLE $199.00 (plus tax)
  • DOUBLE $999.00 (plus tax)

To book your room go online to and put in the code BTN when prompted for the group code or call 1-800-445-8667 and mention BLACK THEATRE NETWORK to receive these spectacular savings!

Don’t forget to tell your friends!


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