|Enjoy a world-wide, week-long community theatre festival,
June 18-23, on Florida’s beautiful southwest coast
You’ll spend the week delighting in performances from around the globe, learning new skills at a variety of workshops, and becoming life-long friends with other theatre lovers from around the world. aactWorldFest is sponsored by AACT and held at Florida's Venice Theatre.
Photo: Request Stop by Harold Pinter produced by The Wild Bunch from Berlin, Germany.
|Register||Airline Discounts||Festival Hotels|
|Community Theatre Management Conference
(June 17-19, 2018, prior to aactWorldFest 2018)
|Youth Leadership Conference
(held in conjunction with aactWorldFest 2018)
Theatre Troupes Committed to Perform
Armenia Thumbelina, Yerevan State Puppet Theatre
|Italy Michelangelo da Caravaggio, Maner Manush
Nepal Bakash, The Khwapkimi Art Institution, Nepal
Poland The Stone of Patience, Zapadnia Theatre
United Kingdom Bump!, The Scrambled Egg Theatre Company
United States of America The Addams Family, Act 1, Tacoma Musical Playhouse, Tacoma, Washington
United States of America Spirit & Sworded Treks, Theatre Esprit Asia, Aurora, Colorado
Zimbabwe Who Is a Child?, Chipawo Trust's Girl Power Troupe
Six event-filled days, including performances, workshops, parties and much more. Just south of Sarasota along Florida’s white-sanded Gulf Coast, Venice offers 14 miles of beaches and its downtown is graced by northern Italian architecture and beautifully landscaped boulevards.
Surrounding the performances, the national festival offers a variety of workshops & presentations. Led by the popular Adjudication Training (details here), these can give you a deeper understanding of many different aspects of community theatre, allowing you to enrich your own theatre community.
Ramada Venice Hotel Venezia is the official festival hotel.
This beautifully appointed facility is just a mile from the theatre. Venice Theatre “make-a-wish drivers will provide shuttle service all day and evening.
Festival Rates: Single: $105 Suite: $135 • Click here to book now.
Phone: (941) 308-7700
Book by May 15, 2018 for Festival Rates
The secondary hotel is the Fairfield Inn & Suites
Just off I-75, Fairfield Inn & Suites is 4.5 miles from the theatre. Shuttle service is not available.
Festival Rates: Single: $104 Suite: $114
Phone: (941) 488-4343
Book by May 28, 2018 for Festival Rates
To receive the festival rate at either hotel, just mention aactWorldFest when making your reservation.
Use these codes to receive special discounts when making your airline reservations:
Delta - NMRSQ
United - ZEYR613058