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Spotlight Magazine Archive
Complete Issues in PDF Format

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Both current and back issues of the AACT Spotlight magazine are available as PDF files, which are readable by most web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Edge, etc. If your browser does not have the Acrobat or Acrobat Reader plug-in, you may download Acrobat Reader free from Adobe's website.

Year Issue Feature Articles PDF File
2019 Jan-Feb

Spotlight coverCONTENTS: AACTFest 2019; Community Theatre Management Conference 2019; Getting to AACTFest; AACT NewPlayFest; Take Advantage of Member Benefits and Discounts; AACT Corporate Partners; AACT National Award Nominations; AACT Spotlight Award; Moving On.

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2018 Nov-Dec

Spotlight coverContents: AACTFest 2019; TEAM Conference 2018; AACT NewPlayFest; Social Media Strategies; Solo Performances; AACT Members - Silent Partners?

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2018 Sept-Oct

Spotlight coverContents: aactWorldFest 2018; Organizing aactWorldFest; AACT National Awards; Entering the AACT Design Competition; Yes, Theatre Changes Lives!; AACTFest 2019; Insurance Points -  Changes Coming:  It's Been A Great Run!

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2018 July-Aug

Spotlight coverContents: TEAM Conference 2018; AACT NewPlayFest World Premiere; AACT Townhall Forum in New Mexico; AACTFest 2019 in Gettysburg; Join AACT Now; Playwrights and Directors Work Together

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2018 May-June

Spotlight coverContents: aactWorldFest 2018; TEAM Conference 2018; AACT NewPlayFest 2020 Producing Theatres; AACTFest 2019; Reaching New "Heights" (South Bend Civic Theatre); AACT National Awards; Theatre Insurance--We're not in Kansas anymore!  

Note: This file is almost 18MB and may take more time than usual to download.

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2018 March-April

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT NewPlayFest 2018; aactWorldFest 2018; AACTFest 2019 in Gettysburg; TEAM Conference 2018; Advocating for the Arts; Creating Sensory-Friendly Theatre; Insurance Points - Do you know where your coverage is; Boards in the Spotlight - You've Got to Have a Dream (Crafting a vision statement)

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2018 Jan-Feb

Spotlight magazine cover Contents:  aactWorldFest 2018; AACT NewPlayFest 2018; AACTFest 2019 in Gettysburg; AACT National Awards; Google AdWords Can Be a Free Marketing Tool; Enter the AACTFest 2019 Festival Cycle; AACT Member Benefits; Community Theatre Management Conference 2018; World Theatre Day 2018; Insurance Points; Boards in the Spotlight--Look Out World, Here We Come! (leadership skills)

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2017 Nov-Dec

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT NewPlayFest 2018; AACT NewPlayFest 2018; Community Theatre Management Conference; TEAM Conference 2017; World Congress of Amateur Theatre in Monaco; AACT Website - Help! Where Do I Go?; An Inspirational Headliner at AACTFest; Event Cancellation Coverage - A Rare Insurance Policy; Boards in the Spotlight - Change Is Inevitable - Deal with It!

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2017 Sept-Oct

Spotlight coverContents:  AACTFest 2017 Wrap-up; A Year of Firsts; AACT Design Competition - Totally Worth Doing!; aactWorldFest 2018; Full Time Community Theatre Directors Conference; Meant to Be: My Adventures as an AACTFest Intern; AACT Youth Leadership Conference 2017; Insurance Points - You're Doing What? Boards on the Spotlight: Is Anybody There? Does Anybody Care? (finding & recruiting effective board members)

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2017 July-Aug

Spotlight coverContents:  AACTFest 2017 - National Companies and the complete Moving On list; AACT NewPlayFest 2018 - Winning Plays Announced; aactWorldFest 2018 - June 18-23, 2018 in to Venice, Florida; Arts Advocacy Day; Enhance Your Educational Program - With Seniors; Thanks to AACTFest 2017 Hosts and Chairs; Workers Compensation - Who Else Is an Employee?; Boards in the Spotlight - "Where's the Ritalin?" (the effective executive committee)

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