Join ABTT

Anyone who has an interest in technical theatre, whether in a professional or amateur capacity, can join the Association of British Theatre Technicians. By becoming a member you gain membership benefits but you will also have the ability to join our Committees, bring your knowledge and expertise to the table to better the Industry too. You can find out more on how to apply to become a member, and the benefits below.

Join the ABTT

We are the membership organisation, setting and upholding standards in technical excellence, safety and compliance for live performance.

We provide:
- A technical helpline for your technical queries.
- Ongoing training for your professional development.
- Guidance on the design and operation of venues.
- The Code of Practice for the Industry.

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The ABTT continues to be the best place for theatre related training, advice and safety information. Join the ABTT and get informed and get connected.

Memberships for Individuals

Memberships for Individuals

Anyone who has an interest in technical theatre, whether in a professional or amateur capacity, can join the Association of British Theatre Technicians and support our work.

By becoming a member you gain membership benefits but you will also have the ability to join our Committees, bring your knowledge and expertise to the table to better the Industry too.

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Memberships for Theatres or Organisations

Memberships for Theatres or Organisations

Non-profit making Organisations and Theatres can join the ABTT and make use of the services available.

Any non-profit-distributing organisation may join the ABTT and nominate staff members to receive ABTT Member benefits whilst also gaining benefits for the organisation itself.

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Memberships for Companies or Industry Supporters

Memberships for Companies or Industry Supporters

As an Industry Supporter you are showing your customers and your industry that you are committed to supporting the Industry as a whole.

An ABTT Membership demonstrates an active participation in the Industry and desire to keep up to date. It is always an indication of commitment to the industry and to staying ‘current’.

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Why join the ABTT

Individuals, Theatres and Companies should join the ABTT and benefit from the full range of support, information and training that we can provide. The greatest asset the ABTT has to offer is its independence and strength in membership; people who work in and care about a successful theatre industry.

To ensure that the Association of British Theatre Technicians can continue to work to set standards in technical excellence, safety and compliance for theatre and live performance we require your support. In return we will provide you with advice, discounts on training and guidance both for those working in the design of places of entertainment and for those engaged in their operation and the production of performance wherever it is presented.

Get involved!

Get involved!

Already a member of the ABTT but want to become more involved?

You could:

– Become a Young or Student Representative
– Join a Committee
– Nominate someone for an award
– Become a FULL Member
– Donate

Find out more about what you could do here!

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