Festival Handbook

AACTFest 2019 Handbook
Designed for the festival host and performing companies
Cover of AACTFest 2019 Handbook

The AACTFest 2019 Handbook is designed for the festival host and performing companies entering the festival, with changes and updates that supersede information in previous Handbooks. 

Note:  New for the 2019 cycle - some forms are now online forms. For Entering Companies, Forms T1 and T4 are online forms that, when completed, will be forwarded to the Festival Chair. Program Information is an online form completed by companies advancing from their state to regional festival. State festivals collect program information independently, check with your state Festival Chair for submission of program information for your state festival.  Please contact the AACT office (817-732-3177) if you are having difficulties with the online forms.

Read our helpful article on "Cutting a Play--Legally" in order to meet festival time requirements.

Downloadable Handbook & Related Documents
AACTFest 2019 Handbook (all sections) View/Download
     First Section Only: The Basics View/Download
     Second Section Only: Adjudication Guide View/Download
     Third Section Only: Festival Chair Guide View/Download
Entering Company Forms View/Download
Festival Chairs & Hosts Forms View/Download
Festival Commissioners Forms View/Download
Program Text for Festivals (MS Word .doc file) View/Download
Summary of Changes to AACTFest 2019 Handbook
(from March-April 2018 issue of Spotlight)
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