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4th Street Theater
Beatnik's on Conkey
CTG's Chicago Street Theatre
Crown Point Community Theatre
Dunes Summer Theatre
Gary Shakespeare Company
The Genesius Guild
Hammond Community Theatre
Highland Parks Performing Arts Group
L'arc En Ciel Theatre Group
Memorial Opera House
Valparaiso Theatrical Company
Festival Players Guild
M & M Ross Theatre


  • 2016 NIETF Scholarship

    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 […]
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  • This is My Brave Chicagoland

    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 […]
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  • The arts are alive in NWI thanks to patrons like you!

    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/
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Indiana Arts Commission
Legacy Foundation
Porter County Community Foundation
Ideas In Motion