The next conference will be held October 21 – 22, 2016 in Chillicothe, OH, hosted by The Scioto Society, producers of Tecumseh!. The conference will begin at 9:00 am on Friday, October 21 and conclude with the banquet on Saturday evening. Deadline for conference registration is October 1, 2016. Check out the Preliminary Schedule.
An important feature of this year’s conference will be planning the transition of the IOT’s move to the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) next year. Conference delegates will include the SETC leadership and several visioning sessions are scheduled to encourage member participation in future planning. The Mark R. Sumner and Scott J. Parker awards will be presented at the banquet on Saturday evening and other sessions will include the Paul Green Seminar, round table reports, IOT business meeting and professional development sessions. The registration will be $200 per person. Christopher Inn & Suites is offering us a rate of $90.95 per night (which includes a hot breakfast). For reservations call 800-257-7042 and ask for the group block (IOT) Institute of Outdoor Theatre. The deadline for reservations to receive the group rate is Tuesday, September 20, 2016.
Members arriving by air can fly into Port Columbus International Airport (CMH), a 1 hour drive to Chillicothe.