2017-2018 Winners

By Angie Heid | December 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

2017-2018 Award Winners Congratulations to all the award recipients at NIETF’s 26th Anniversary Gala! Thank you everyone for an amazing evening!   Presidential Award for Excellence – 4th Street Theater for The Red Kite Project Project Cast: L’arc en Ciel Theatre Guild for sound equipment Outstanding achievement: David Long   Plays: Principal Male in a …

2016-2017 Awards

By Angie Heid | October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to all the award recipients at The Silver Soiree- NIETF’s 25th Anniversary Gala! Thank you everyone for an amazing evening! PLAY awards: Principal Actor in Play Robert Hill as Franco Wicks, Superior Doughnuts, Hammond Community Theatre Principal Actress in a Play Lindsey McDermott as Susy Hendrix, Wait Until Dark, Beatniks on Conkey Featured Actor …

Our 2015-2016 Award Winners:

By Becky Jascoviak | October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Christopher Society inductees: Steven Becker Chuckles Brady Matthew Byerly Bob Cooley Linda Didelot Trisha Hales Sarah Lewis David Long Stephanie Naumoff Michael Doc Kuhn Kali Rasala Kathie Rosdil Donna Rowland Don Taylor Jason Utesch Sheree Wheeler-Gudeman Volunteers of the Year: 4th Street Theater: Kathy Markwart Beatniks on Conkey: David Johnson Chicago Street Theatre: Nancy …

2015-2016 Nominees

By Becky Jascoviak | October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE PLAY NOMINEES! Best Play Charley’s Aunt, 4th Street Theater Lieutenant of Inishmore, Chicago Street Theatre One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Crown Point Community Theatre Sylvia, L’arc en Ciel Theatre Group Wash Dry & Fold, Chicago Street Theatre Best Director, Play Kevin Doler, Charley’s Aunt, 4th Street Theater Bonnie Johnson, Maggie …

Pardon Our Dust…

By Becky Jascoviak | September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

….while we upgrade our site to serve you better. Thanks for your patience as we work behind the scenes to give you quick and easy access to the information you need! If you’re looking for upcoming shows, check out the TIMELINE found under SEE A SHOW. If you’re looking for links to Membership or 2016 …

Theatrepalooza16

By Becky Jascoviak | June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you ready to be entertained? Do you need a good laugh or a moment to ponder? The region will shine with the glow of the spotlight as you sit back, laugh, and awe at the amazing talents of local actors. Theatre companies from across NWI will present short shows or excerpts of longer ones …

Park Plays Series

By Becky Jascoviak | June 23, 2016 | 2 Comments

NIETF is hosting a series of plays from our member theaters at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Thursday nights throughout the summer. Bring a beach chair or blanket and join us on the west side of the state park pavilion at 7 pm each of the following Thursdays. In case of inclement weather, Park …

2016 NIETF Scholarship

By Becky Jascoviak | May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thank you for your interest in a NIETF Scholarship. The Scholarship is open to residents of Lake, Porter or LaPorte Counties in Indiana. The applicant must be a high school senior or undergraduate student. The applicant must show proof of having worked in or on a production with a NIETF Theatre (Full, Associate, or School …

This is My Brave Chicagoland

By Becky Jascoviak | April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation is proud to announce that Valparaiso has been selected to host the Chicagoland This is My Brave live event in May 2016. This is My Brave is a live storytelling event where real people tell real stories about their real life mental health issues. Billed as #StorytellingSavesLives, This …

The arts are alive in NWI thanks to patrons like you!

By Becky Jascoviak | December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The arts are alive in Northwest Indiana thanks to patrons like you! We all benefit from a higher quality of life because the arts add enrichment, dialog, and entertainment to our lives. Help support live theatre in the region by making a donation today! www.nietf.org/donate/