Louisville’s state-of-the-art Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts will be home to AACTFest 2023, AACT’s national theatre festival, June 12-17, 2023. Mark your calendar to join your AACT theatre family for a great time—and great theatreThe celebration begins with a fantastic Welcome Party, and "afterglow" parties will follow each night’s performances, plus a grand Closing Celebration Party for a great ending to an exciting week of theatre.
The National Companies to perform in Louisville will be decided in late 2022. Meanwhile, planning will soon begin for other festival events.
>> For more information on the festival process, see the 2023 Handbook.
Centrally Located Hotel, Dining & Entertainment
The Hyatt Regency Downtown is our host hotel, with discounted rates for festival attendees (available soon). The Regency is also the location for AACTFest special events, workshops, exhibits, and conferences. This four-star hotel is within walking distance of the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, and Actors Theatre of Louisville. (A trolley will also be available to transport those staying at the hotel to the festival theatre.) The Hyatt is just steps from the Fourth Street Live District, Louisville’s premier dining and entertainment destination. More information coming soon.
Additional host hotels will be announced later. Please consider staying at a designated host hotel, as this makes it possible for AACT to provide the great discounts, services, and experiences offered during the festival.
“We’re excited to be hosting the next festival in such a vibrant and arts-friendly city as Louisville,” says AACT Executive Director Quiana Clark-Roland. “It is an iconic, historic destination, and home to world-class restaurants, tourist attractions and museums, and over a dozen entertainment venues and performance companies. We’re going to have a wonderful time!”