With over 250 member schools from 100 different countries, we are the most diverse educational theatre organisation on the planet. We have an incredible community of members and if you’d like to be part of it, either as an individual or as a school, simply fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with the next steps.

Membership costs £485 for schools and £120 for individuals. If you’d like to become a member, simply fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with the next steps. You can read our full membership terms and conditions here and find the full breakdown of all our fees here.

To apply for a School Membership, please fill in this form:

To join as an Individual Member, please fill in this form instead:

As a member of ISTA, you get access to:

1. Our annual programme of primary, middle and high school festivals. (These are only available to members!)

2. Our Artist in Residence programme, enabling you to tailor make residencies in your school to meet the needs of your teachers and students.

3. Our online resource centre with a wealth of useful and practical teacher resources, from master classes to teacher workshops at festivals.

4. Our monthly digital publication Scene. This amazing magazine is full of cutting edge articles and projects from the field of international theatre and arts education. Each month articles span across topics including curriculum, theatre, inspiration as well as our Behind the Scenes reflections series from members in our community.

5. Our international network of educators and artists who provide ongoing support and connection.

6. Reduced fees for all TaPS, IB Teacher Workshops and PD experiences.