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2025 Festival Handbook

AACTFest 2025 Handbook
For the festival host & performing companies
AACTFest 2025 Handbook cover

The AACTFest 2025 Handbook is designed for the festival host and performing companies entering the 2025 Festival. It supersedes information in all previous Handbooks.

  • The Handbook is available for download in its entirety, below. 
  • For those who do not need the entire Handbook, the Adjudication Guide and the Festival Chair Guide) can be downloaded, separately.
  • The Forms & Forms Submission Checklist (coming soon) specifies which forms are submitted online, and which are submitted via PDF documents.
  • For companies selected to appear at the national festival, Forms T1, T2, T4, and Program Information are online forms that, when completed, will be forwarded to the Festival Chair.
  • The Affidavit of Actor Eligibility form is in PDF format, and will soon be available for download.
  • Our article on "Cutting a Play--Legally" may be helpful in meeting festival time & legal requirements.
Handbook & Related Documents
AACTFest 2025 Handbook
Arrow pointing to right Complete Handbook: View/Download   
Arrow pointing to right Adjudication Guide section only:  View/Download
Arrow pointing to right Festival Chair Guide section only: View/Download
Arrow pointing to right AACTFest 2025 Forms & Forms Submission Checklist: View/Download
Arrow pointing to right Affidavit of Actor Eligibility (Form T3) only: View/Download
Forms To Be Completed Online
Arrow pointing to right State/Region Festival Information: View/Complete
Arrow pointing to right Entry Information (Form T1): View/Complete
Arrow pointing to right Warranty of Company Compliance (Form T2): View/Complete
Arrow pointing to right Technical Information Form (Form T4): View/Complete
Arrow pointing to right Program Information Form: View/Complete
(For companies advancing from state to regional festival)






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