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!

Ask not what your theatre can do for you….

By Becky Jascoviak | November 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ask instead what YOU can do for your theatre community! NIETF Board Nominations/Applications are now open! NIETF is here to serve the member theatres and thespians, and now it is your great privilege to serve your fellow thespians. Marketing, design, photography, fundraising, writing, editing, statistics, education, event planning, Excel, community relations, what’s your skill? We …

Join NIETF for a night on the town to see THE LION KING

By Becky Jascoviak | November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Another opportunity to enjoy Broadway in Chicago is happening! Join NIETF for a night on the town to see THE LION KING on January 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm. The show that broke new ground and won Tony’s to prove it. Whether you’ve seen it a dozen times before of this is your first time, …

…and the award goes to

By Becky Jascoviak | October 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to all the 2014-15 season nominees. NIETF was pleased to present the following awards at our 23rd annual Gala on October 25, 2015 at Avalon Manor in Merrillville. Thanks to everyone who participates, produces, and attends live theatre each year for making this one night a celebration of an entire year of excellence. 2014-2015 …

And the Nominees are…

By Becky Jascoviak | September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

NIETF is proud to announce the Nominees for the 2014-15 season. There were 24 viewable plays and 14 viewable musicals. Please join us in thanking our NIETF viewers for a year of excellent service and numerous hours and join us in congratulating everyone who does community theatre – including this year’s nominees. The Nominees for …

Online Memberships Now Available!

By Becky Jascoviak | September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Memberships are now available online via credit card or PayPal at our website. Members receive discounts on tickets to the NIETF gala, other events, and enjoy knowing they have contributed to supporting live theatre across Northwest Indiana! Become a Member Today!

2015-16 Viewers Elected

By Becky Jascoviak | August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the board, current viewers and member theatre representatives elected a slate of new viewers for 2015-16. There are 13 returning viewers and 16 new viewers. Play viewers will judge approximately 25-30 plays over the season, while musical viewers will judge 12-20. NIETF held an extensive training for viewers to understand excellence in all …

NIETF Scholarship Winner Announced

By Becky Jascoviak | August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Maddie Blaney, recipient of the 2015 NIETF Scholarship. We were able to surprise her over the weekend with the presentation. This is what she had to say… “The NIETF organization is one of the best things one could ever be apart of. Without them, I wouldn’t be able to be half as successful …

Theatrepalooza 2015!

By Becky Jascoviak | July 16, 2015 | 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 …

Become a NIETF Viewer

By Becky Jascoviak | July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Do you have a love and passion for theatre? Consider being a Viewer for NIETF – Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation, evaluating either plays or musicals throughout the region. To apply for the upcoming season, visit the link below. Apps are due Thursday!