AACTFest is the national theatre event that
brings together the best community theatre productions from across the
Country and the U.S. Armed Services in Europe.
AACTFest 2015 will be
held in Grand Rapids, MI, June 23-27, 2015
was held in
Carmel, Indiana, June 17- 23, 2013.
major events--over 600 people participate, with performances of 12 productions,
workshops and exhibitions. Awards are presented for outstanding work in
performance, including production, acting, directing, lighting, sound, sets,
costumes, and more.
The Handbook is designed for those participating in the festival in an official capacity (festival host and performing companies). The Handbook contains all the forms and handouts used
during a festival cycle. |details
How It All Began
Birth of AACTFest: Reflections on the Festival of American Community Theatre,
a reminiscence by Art Cole about the creation of the national theatre festival in
the late 1960s.