AACTFest 2017: National Company Materials

Materials & Forms for National Companies

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CONGRATULATIONS on representing your Region at the National Festival of AACTFest 2017. You are one of only 12 companies with this honor! 

Important information and forms for National Companies are available here.  Scroll down for important deadlines, and information to assure your theatre has a rewarding experience in participating in the National Festival of AACTFest 2017. Scroll further to download materials that you need.

The companies performing in the National Festival 2017 will receive $2690 from the AACT Endowment Fund to assist with travel expenses. Checks will be given during the festival.


Due immediately

Due two weeks after regional festival - Send to AACT, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, TX 76107 or info@aact.org

  • Performance Scripts – Five (5) copies are required for the National festival as opposed to the four required for state and regional festivals. Send one additional original copy with all cuts/alterations indicated to the AACT office. If for some reason scripts were not submitted from the Regional festival, please remit all five copies.
  • AACTFest Warranty of Company Compliance - updated for the National festival - download Form T2 below
  • AACTFest Affidavit of Actor Eligibility (if there have been authorized substitutions since your regional festival) - one for each new actor performing - download Form T3 below

Due two weeks after regional festival – submit online

  • AACTFest Company Registration – Click here to register. In the Registration screen, click on "Register Now." On the form that appears, select the number to be registered in the drop-down box for the first question: "How many people are you registering?" If registering more than 10 people, register 10, then repeat the process. After you register the first person, a new form will appear for the second person, etc. When selecting fees, select "Full Registration" and "Member Discount/Performing Company Discount." Make other choices as appropriate, such as the Monologue Competition or Youth Discount. Contact info@aact.org or 817-732-3177 for questions or assistance.

Due by May 18

Due by May 28

  • Make hotel reservations.  For AACTFest 2017 there is not one "official hotel," but three offering discounts, and all connect to Rochester's Skyway system. DoubleTree Hotel - $154; Hilton Garden Inn (includes breakfast) - $134; Kahler Grand Hotel - $124. Go to aact.org/aactfest-2017-transportation-hotels and follow the links to make your reservations. Don’t wait until the last minute!
  • IRS Form W-9 - just send the first page. If your theatre is incorporated, it is probably not as a C Corproration or an S Corporation, so check "Other" and write in Corporation. If your theatre is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3), write that in also.



Title File
1 Company Letter Download Company Letter 2017.pdf (98.62 KB)
2 Checklist - National Company Download 2 Checklist National Company 17.pdf (87.8 KB)
4 T2 Warranty of Company Compliance Download 4 Form T2 2017.pdf (142.1 KB)
5 T3 Affidavit Of Actor Eligibility Download 5 Form T3 2017.pdf (97.98 KB)
6 RCT Ground Plan Download 6 RCT Ground Plan.pdf (169.62 KB)
7 RCT Stage Ground Plan Download 7 RCT Stage Ground Plan.pdf (167.55 KB)
8 RCT Section View Download 8 RCT Section View.pdf (142.23 KB)
9 Festival Light Plot Download 9 AACTFest Light Plot.pdf (256.09 KB)
9.1 Festival Lighting Schedule Download 10 Lighting Schedule AACTFest 17.pdf (26.34 KB)

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