TCG National Conference 2005


Click on the photos below for plenary speaker transcripts.

The 15th TCG National Conference, the only nationwide gathering of the not-for-profit professional theatre community, was held in Seattle, Washington, from June 16-18, 2005, jointly hosted by ACT Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre and Seattle Repertory Theatre. It focused on "Creating the Future: Theatre in a Polarized World." Over 800 theatre professionals from 15 countries and 38 states gathered in Seattle for three days of plenary sessions, breakouts and vital conversation. Click on the links below or to the left for more information about the conference and our host theatres.

Also, Leadership for Artistic Directors, a joint program of Theatre Communications Group, Dance USA and National Arts Strategies, was presented as a preconference event June 15-16, 2005.


Act Theatre
Intiman Theatre
Seattle Children's Theatre
Seattle Repertory Theatre


Theatre Puget Sound


The Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
Map of the Seattle Center


Seattle Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Visiting Seattle: The Official Site of the City of Seattle


Press release (PDF)

For more information about the 2005 TCG National Conference, you can email or contact national conference director Jenni Werner at or 212-609-5900 x233.

The 2005 TCG National Conference was made possible with major support from the National Endowment for the Arts, and from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation; Asian Cultural Council; The Boeing Company; The Chisholm Foundation; Nathan Cummings Foundation; Seattle Center; Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, City of Seattle; Starbucks Coffee Company; Theatre Development Fund; Theatre Puget Sound and Mr. Bagley Wright.

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