Membership

Levels of Membership

Which level is right for you?

Members

  • Member

    Annual Dues $130

    Requirements:

    Eligible applicants have had a theatre production performed in front of a paying audience OR a script published by a recognizable publishing/licensing house.

    Members Receive:

    • Voting privileges in all DG elections, including Regional and Council.
    • The ability to be nominated as a Regional Rep for your region.
    • A searchable profile on our website. (Launching Fall 2017)
    • A searchable listing in the Member Directory on our website. (New design launching Fall 2017)
    • Discounted membership to the New Play Exchange.
    • Access to all Associate Member level benefits.

     

    For a FULL list of member benefits, visit here.

  • Associate Member

    Annual Dues $90

    Requirement:

    Eligible applicants have written a full script.

    Associate Members Receive:

    • Free or discounted tickets offers.
    • Special discounts.
    • A searchable listing in the Member Directory on our website. (New design launching Fall 2017)
    • Access to sample contracts.
    • Access to the Business Affairs department.
    • A free subscription to The Dramatist.
    • Invites to all Guild events.
    • Discounts to the national conference.
    • Discount to DG Institute of Dramatic Writing.

     

    For a FULL list of member benefits, visit here.

  • Estate

    Annual Dues $125

    Estate Members Receive:

    All Member and Associate Member benefits.

    If a level of membership needs to be changed to Estate, please call our office at (212) 398-9366.

  • Student Discount

    We have no student members only student discounts. Students can apply for any level they choose and receive a 50% discount on dues for the duration of their education.

    Requirement:

    Active students must meet the requirement for their respective level and provide a letter of verification on official letterhead. The letter must include a graduation date.

    For a FULL list of member benefits, visit here.

  • International Pricing

    Add $10 for Canadian addresses and $20 for overseas addresses.

  • Why should I join?

    This page can help you answer that question.

  • How can I join?

    To join The Dramatists Guild as a member, fill out an application here.

Subscribers

  • What is the difference between a Subscriber and a Member?

    Members receive the full breath of our services and must verify their status as a writer for the theater by submitting supporting materials we keep on file. Subscribers interact with the Guild in a limited function as the sole purpose is to receive an annual subscription to our magazine, The Dramatist or have limited access to our Business Affairs department.

  • Business Subscriber

    Annual Subscription $400 (Non Profit $300)

    Requirement: None.

    Business Subscribers Receive:

    • Discounted ad space in The Dramatist and the Newsletter.
    • Subscription to The Dramatist.
    • Invites to select Guild events.
    • Limited access to the Business Affairs department.
    • Add $10 for Canadian addresses and $20 for overseas addresses.
  • Publications Business Subscriber

    Annual Subscription $200

    Requirement: None.

    Publications Business Subscribers Receive:

    • Subscription to The Dramatist and the Newsletter.
    • Invites to select Guild events.
    • The right to purchase contracts and articles.
    • Add $10 for Canadian addresses and $20 for overseas addresses
  • Individual Magazine Subscriber

    Annual Subscription $40

    Requirement: None.

    Individual Magazine Subscribers Receive:

    • Seven issues per year: January, March, May, July, September, November, plus a special edition Season In Review issue between the May and July issues.
    • Add $10 for Canadian addresses and $20 for overseas addresses
  • Institutional Magazine Subscriber

    Annual Subscription $135

    Requirement: None.

    Institutional Magazine Subscribers Receive:

    • Seven issues per year: January, March, May, July, September, November, plus a special edition Season In Review issue between the May and July issues.
    • Add $10 for Canadian addresses and $20 for overseas addresses
  • How do I subscribe?

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    For Non-Profit Business Subscribers

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