OISTAT stands for “Organisation Internationale des Scénographes, Techniciens et Architectes de Théâtre” in French, and “International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians” in English. It is a worldwide organization for scenographers, theatre architects, theatre educators and theatre technicians. 

It generates, promotes and maintains a global network of specialist practitioners, educators and researchers who shape, challenge and imagine elements, events and environments for the live performing arts.

OISTAT serves those who facilitate and create design for live performance: including practitioners, researchers, students and associated partners. It promotes the participation of individuals, alliances and institutions as well as the formation of OISTAT centers in all regions of the world.

The course Stage Management is a member of OISTAT.