In order to honor those who have contributed significantly to community theatre nationwide,
AACT bestows nine major types of recognition, each focused on a different area of service.
- Art Cole Lifetime of Leadership Award
- David C. Bryant Outstanding Service Award
- Diamond Crown Organization Award
- Distinguished Merit Award
- Robert E. Gard Superior Volunteer Awards
- Mort Clark International Achievement Award
- Special Recognition Award
- Twink Lynch Organizational Achievement Award
- Corporate Award
Criteria for each award are explained on each of the award pages, and in a downloadable PDF document.