Related Organizations

 

In addition to three formal affiliations, TLA has had significant overlap in its aims and membership with a diverse range of other organizations across the library, performance, research and education worlds, resulting in significant cooperation in conferences, publications, and other projects. In some cases, liaisons are appointed to these informal affiliates, as noted below.

 

Organizations Formally Affiliated with TLA

Organizations of Libraries, Archives and Information Professionals

Organizations of Theatres and Theatre Professionals

Theatre Research Organizations

Theatre Education Organizations

 


 

Organizations Formally Affiliated with TLA

American Library Association (ALA)

TLA is an affiliate organization of the American Library Association. TLA presents a program every year at ALA's annual conference in June. TLA Liaison to ALA: Diana King, University of California, Los Angeles

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)

ASTR and TLA hold a joint annual conference in November. TLA Liaison to ASTR: Susan Brady, Yale University

International Association of Libraries and Museums of the Performing Arts (SIBMAS)

SIBMAS (in French: Société Internationale des Bibliothèques et des Musées des Arts Spectacle), the international counterpart to TLA, will be holding its bi-annual Congress in the United States in 2014, at John Jay College/CUNY in New York. TLA Liaison to SIBMAS: Kenneth Schlesinger, Lehman College/CUNY

 


 

Organizations of Libraries, Archives and Information Professionals

Association of College & Research Libraries-Arts Section (ACRL-Arts)

TLA Liaison to ACRL-Arts: Diana King, University of California, Los Angeles

Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC)

TLA Liaison to DHC: Susan Brady, Yale University

Music Library Association (MLA)

Society of American Archivists (SAA)

TLA Liaison to SAA: Susan Brady, Yale University

Special Libraries Association (SLA)

 


 

Organizations of Theatres and Theatre Professionals

Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA)

TLA Liaison to LMDA: Kenneth Schlesinger, Lehman College/CUNY

Theatre Communications Group (TCG)

United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)

 


 

Theatre Research Organizations

American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS)

TLA Liaison to ATDS: John Frick, University of Virginia

Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)

Costume Society of America (CSA)

International Federation for Theatre Research (FIRT/IFTR)

International Shaw Society (ISS)

 


 

Theatre Education Organizations

American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE)

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)

TLA Liaison to ATHE: John Frick, University of Virginia

Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

 

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Last updated: November 14, 2013