Benefits of Membership

Advantages of AACT Membership
Savings of time & money really add up

Image of rubber stamp with word "member"Join AACT to share experiences, problems, successes and a love of quality theatre. But membership brings more tangible benefits, too:

  • Discounts on scripts & script/music rental packages from Music Theatre International, Dramatic Publishing, Broadway Licensing, Stage Rights, Theatrical Rights Worldwide, and more.
  • Special offers from a wide variety of theatre-related companies. Check the menu at right for these and other benefits & services.
  • ASCAP - 30% discount on the Community Theatre License
  • How-to articles, email discussion group, and resource experts--plus in-depth data about member company budgets, box office, facilities, boards, staff and productions. Network with other members who can share their expertise on a host of topics. Access a regularly updated list of the most-performed plays and musicals around the country.
  • Exclusive publications: Our bimonthly print magazine, Spotlight, and our insight-filled book, Boards In the Spotlight.
  • Discounted fees for conferences & workshops--including AACT’s national conferences for chief administrators, education directors, artistic directors, and technical staff.
  • Join in AACTFest, America's only national community theatre festival--whether your company enters as a participant, or you attend the festivals to scout out and enjoy the wide range of productions--or attend a workshop, or network with other theatre folks.  Whatever your interest, AACT members receive a discount on festival admission, and participating performance groups receive assistance on travel expenses.
  • Awards for distinguished achievement and service in community theatre. Member theatres can arrange for local awards to honor their own hard-working board members and volunteers. AACT also presents national awards for those individuals who have helped further the ideas and ideals of community theatre on a larger scale.
  • Be part of AACT's advocacy for the arts, including it role as a Grass Roots Partner in Arts Advocacy Day.
  • AACT’s Insurance Program to provide your group with high-quality, low-cost coverage—including property and general liability, volunteer accident, and directors & officers liability.
  • Member-only sections of the AACT website that offer member directories (organizations and individuals) so you can network with theatres and theatre people across the countery.
Join       With AACT you’re a part of the largest community theatre network in the U.S.!




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