The NHCTA was formed in the early 1990’s . A steerIng committee was formed and in the mid 90’s a band of about 20 theatre groups almost all in new hampshire became founding members of the organisation.NHCTA is to unite those persons and groups from New Hampshire State with a common interest in theatre arts and to further the growth and improvement of  the theatre within the state. NHCT Association serves as a vehicle for communication through its newsletters and association meetings.

NHCTA members with workshops, programs and seminars and with the opportunity to meet, work with and learn from each other as well as from invited theatre professionals from other states.