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National Directors Conference

New Perspectives, Vital Insights
November 18-21 in San Antonio, Texas

Personalized to meet your needs, the National Managing Directors Conference is back! Community theatre managing directors will gather November 18-21, 2021, at the Drury Plaza Hotel in San Antonio, Texas located right on the famous Riverwalk, to share stories of challenges and solutions, learn about other theatres' operations, and network with colleagues from across the country.

This three-day, biennial conference is held exclusively for individuals who are employed full-time in an administrative or artistic position in a community theatre organization. 

Registration Opens Soon!

Early-Bird Rates: (Before September 1st)

AACT Member Rate $300
Non-Member rate $360

On-site Rates: (After September 1st )
AACT Member Rate $350
Non-Member rate $400

Registration includes all conference materials, lunches, and social events.


Photo of Drury Plaza Hotel, San Antonio RiverwalkHotel

Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk
105 S. St. Mary’s Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

The Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk is located on the San Antonio River, in walking distance from shops, restaurants and entertainment. Relax in the sun on the deck of the rooftop pool, which also has two whirlpools. Formerly the Alamo National Bank, this 24-story renovated skyscraper features 50-foot ceilings, travertine flooring and stained glass windows. Average November temperature during the day is 72°.

Amenities include:

  • Free Hot Breakfast
  • 24-Hour Business Center
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Heated Outdoor Rooftop Pool & Two Whirlpools (22nd Floor)
  • Indoor Pool & Whirlpool (San Fernando Tower)
  • Free 5:30 Kickback®
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • Accessibility
>> Click here to reserve your room (Discount code is included on the form)
 

Airline Discounts

When booking with either airline below, use the appropriate AACT discount code as provided.

United Airlines
Z Code: ZK45
Agreement Code: 536641

Delta Airlines
NMUU7


Conference Schedule

Thursday - 11/18/2021

9:00 –  Noon  AACT Executive Committee Meeting
5:30pm – 7:00pm  Cocktails in Lobby

Friday -11/19/2021
9:00am Morning Session
12:30pm Lunch buffet – provided by AACT
1:30pm Afternoon Session
5:30pm Dinner on your own – Explore the Riverwalk!
7:30pm Evening Session
10:00pm Adjourn for the day
Saturday -11/20/2021
9:00am Morning Session
12:30pm Lunch buffet - provided by AACT
1:30pm Afternoon Session
5:30pm Dinner on your own – Explore the Riverwalk!
7:30pm Evening Session with MTI Music Theatre International
10:00pm Adjourn for the day
Sunday -11/21/2021
9:00am Morning Session
11:30am Conference adjourns

Photo from 2019 Directors ConferencePhoto from 2019 Conference

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