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American Association of Community Theatre--Improving Communities One Theatre at a Time

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The American Association of Community Theatre provides networking, resources and support for all those involved in community theatre.



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AACT-Member Benefits

Ticketing discounts from ExtremeTix
Discounts on 6 titles from Samuel French
» Discounts on comedies from Heuer Publishing
MTI discounts on standard rental fees
  ASCAP Community Theatre License
  Save on paint & supplies from Sherwin-Williams
Insurance: Property, General Liability, Directors & Officers, Accident, etc.
  More member benefits



Coming SoonClick here to preview the new, redesigned AACT website to be launched in March.


AACT NewPlayFest

Winning playwrights and the six producing theatres. More about AACT NewPlayFest.



Theatre Books, CDs& DVDs selected by AACT


Tips of the Month

Great ideas for building audiences, fund-raising, costumes, sets, and more.


Starting a Theatre Company?

Everything you need: Checklists, bylaws, mission statements, & more.




Commercial Elite Members

Arts People

» Focal Press

» Heuer Publishing

Tams-Witmark Music

Ted Swindley Productions

Theatrical Rights Worldwide

More on Elite Membership



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Running a Theatre

Management, business & finance, jobs, start-up, volunteers, audience development, marketing, & boards

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Producing, directing, acting, technical, plays, rights & royalties

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AACTFest and the national festival cycle - state, regional, national & international

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Stating your case with business & industry,  community, state & national leaders

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When you're looking for something on our site, but don't know where to find it






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