AACTFest 2017: National Festival Schedule

Festival Activities, Day by Day

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New for AACTFest 2017 National Festival - Two performances by each National Company!
Each Performance Session includes three National Companies. Afternoon sessions repeat (and are adjudicated) in the evening on the same day.

AACTFest 2017 National Festival Schedule
[schedule subject to change]

Sunday, June 25
3:00pm                Community Theatre Management Conference begins

Monday, June 26
8:30am-8:30pm  Community Theatre Management Conference
1:30-10pm          Tech Meetings/Rehearsals
3-7pm                 AACT Executive & Finance Committee Meetings
8:30-10pm          Welcome Party!

Tuesday, June 27
8:30-Noon          Community Theatre Management Conference
9-11:30am          AACT Board Meeting
9:30-11:30am     Adjudication Training and Intro to Adjudication begins
Noon-5pm          AACT Committee/Task Force Meetings
12:30-9:30pm     Adjudication Training
12:30-7pm          Silent Auction open
1:15pm               YouthFest performance 1 - Clark Youth Theatre
2:15pm               Performance Session 1
                                 Region VII - Theatre Esprit Asia 
                                 Coming to America by Maria Cheng & Peter Trinh
                                 Region III - Kokomo Civic Theatre
                                 Passing Notes by Joe Cameron
                                 Region V -  Minnesota SkyVault Theatre Company
                                 On the Road to Verona by The Minnesota SkyVault Theatre Company
4 pm                   Youth Leadership Conference begins
6-7pm                 AACTChat
7pm                    Performance Session 1 repeats (adjudicated)
8-9pm                 Youth Leadership Conference
10:30-12pm        After Glow

Wednesday, June 28
8:30-4pm             Vendor Exhibits open
9-11:45am           Workshops
9:30am-9:30pm   Adjudication Training
10:30-11:45am    Youth Leadership Conference
Noon-1pm           Adjudication of Session 1 (box lunches available)
12:30-7pm           Silent Auction open
1-5pm                  AACT Committee/Task Force Meetings
1:15pm                YouthFest performance 2 - Venice Theatre's Outreach and Education Department
2:15pm                Performance Session 2
                                 Region IV - Starkville Community Theatre
                                 Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang
                                 Region V - Dassel-Cokato Community Theatre/FungusAmongus Players
                                 The Voice of the Prairie by John Olive
                                 Region III - Center Stage Theatre
                                 Venus in Fur by David Ives
2:15-5pm             Workshops
6-7pm                  AACTChat
7pm                     Performance Session 2 repeats (adjudicated)
8-9pm                  Youth Leadership Conference
10:30-12pm         After Glow

Thursday, June 29
8:30am-4pm         Vendor Exhibits and Design Exhibits open
9-11:45am            Workshops
9:30am-9:30pm    Adjudication Training and Intro to Adjudication
10:30-11:45am     Youth Leadership Conference
10:30-11:45am     AACT Committee/Task Force Meetings
Noon-1pm            Adjudication of Session 2 (box lunches available)
12:30-7pm            Silent Auction
1-5pm                   AACT Committee/Task Force Meetings
1:15pm                 YouthFest performance 3 - Minnesota SkyVault Theatre Company Youth Troupe
2:15pm                  Performance Session 3
                                   Region IX - Tacoma Musical Playhouse
                                   The Addams Family, Act 1 by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
                                   Region X - SHAPE Performing Arts Centre
                                   Counting the Ways by Edward Albee
                                   Region VI - Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center
                                   Answers by Tom Topor
2:15-5pm              Workshops
6-7pm                    AACTChat
7pm                       Performance Session 3 repeats (adjudicated)
8-9pm                   Youth Leadership Conference
10-12pm               After Glow

Friday, June 30
8:30am-4pm          Vendor Exhibits and Design Exhibits
9-11:45am              Workshops
9:30am-9:30pm      Adjudication Training
10:30-11:45am       Youth Leadership Conference
10:30-11:45am       Membership Team/State Contacts Meeting
Noon-1pm              Adjudication of Session 3 (box lunches available)
12:30-3pm              Silent Auction
1:15pm                   AACT Membership Meeting and AACT National Awards
2:15-5pm               Workshops
2:15pm                   Performance Session 4
                                       Region IV - Theatre Winter Haven
                                       The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey
                                       Region I - Windham Actors Guild
                                       The Most Massive Woman Wins by Madeleine George
                                       Region II - Erie Playhouse
                                       The Glorious Ones by Lynn Ahrens
4-7pm                    Silent Auction Pay & PickUp
7pm                       Performance Session 4 repeats (adjudicated)
8-9pm                   Youth Leadership Conference
10:15-12pm           After Glow

Saturday, July 1
8:30am-1pm          Design Exhibits
9-11am                  AACT Board Meeting
9-11:45am             Workshops, Monologue Competition finals
10:30-11:45am      Youth leadership Conference
Noon-1pm             Adjudication of Session 4 (box lunches available)
1pm                       YouthFest Performances - three companies with adjudication
2-5:30                    Adjudication Training
7pm                       Pre-Awards Reception
7:45pm                  Awards Show


AACT Registration Desk Hours:
Monday         Noon-5pm, 7-8:30pm
Tuesday        10am-5pm, 6-7pm
Wednesday    8:30-5pm, 6-7pm
Thursday       8:30am-5pm, 6-7pm
Friday            8:30am-5pm, 6-7 pm
Saturday        Noon-1pm

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