The League of Professional Theatre Women, Inc. is:

An advocacy organization with a mission to reinforce the positive image of, promote the visibility of, and increase opportunities for women in the arts and entertainment industries, more particularly professional theatre, with a goal to enrich and infuse our culture.

A support system for women in theatre, in which they serve as resources for each other by mutual sharing of experiences, insights and work.

A center for the exchange of information and skills that women can utilize in their careers.

A means of linking women in the professional theatre with colleagues in college and university theatres, and with women in other performing arts organizations in the United States and abroad.

A forum for ideas relating to art and its effect on society.