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AACT offers three ways to get expert advice

on almost any theatrical topic--AACT Forums for everyone,
and AACTList and Resource Roster exclusively
for AACT members.

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Members and non-members

  • AACT Forums. Ask a question or begin a discussion on eight different topics: Acting and Directing, Administration and Management, Fundraising and Grants, Marketing & Publicity, Playwriting & Playwrights, Production, Technical Theatre & Stagecraft, and General.  

    • Anyone can read Forum posts

    • If you wish to post a question,  begin a discussion, or add your comments or suggestions to help others, you will need to register, whether you're an AACT member or not. Just look for the purple "Forum Registration - Click Here" message at the top right of the Forum home page.


Members (log-in required)

  • AACTList.  This e-mail discussion group is open to any AACT member.  Once you've joined, you can send a single e-mail that reaches everyone on the list.  List members respond to your questions, sharing their experience or expertise with you and everyone else on the list.

    • Any theatre-related topic can be discussed, for quick replies or detailed discussions.

    • You can receive e-mails in two ways--individually, as they are sent, or in "digest" form, in which a day's postings are grouped as a single e-mail that's sent to you. 

    • Past discussions are archived on the Member Resources site, so you can check to see if your question or concern has been addressed previously. 

    • Subscribe to AACTList using our online form Log-in is the username and password used for the Member Resource site (www.aact.org/members).

  • AACT Resource Roster.  A selected group of AACT members will share with you their theatre experience and expertise in various topics via phone or e-mail. Log-in is the username and password used for the Member Profiles site (aact.matchingneeds.com).





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