Spotlight Archive

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
2016 Sept-Oct

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT NewPlayFest; AACTFest 2017; AACT New York Adventure 2016; Making Your Website Better than Ever; What's Trending: Social Issues; Boards in the Spotlight - The Good, the Bad and the Best

Download (4.77 MB)
2016 July-Aug

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT NewPlayFest: World premiere of Wash, Dry Fold; Call for reviewers; Producing theatres announced for 2018. Last Chance for AACT 2016 TEAM Conference; Five Reasons to Keep Your Website Up to Date; AACTFest 2017; What's Trending in Lighting; Spotlight on Boards: Turning Board Members into True Believers.

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2016 May-June

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT NewPlayFest World Premieres, 2016 TEAM Conference, How to Start a Special Needs Theatre Program, What's Trending: Boards, AACT National Awards, Spotlight On Boards: Give, Get or Get Off!

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2016 March-April

Spotlight coverContents: AACT Team Conference; AACT New York Adventure; AACT Turns 30; AACTFest 2017 in Rochester MN; AACT NewPlayFest; Hiring Your First Employee; Boards in the Spotlight - Growing Up and Liking It.

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2016 Jan-Feb

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT New York Adventure 2016; AACT Membership Benefits; AACTFest 2017 Headed to Rochester, MN; Keep Youth Involved in Community Theatre; Introducing AACT Elite Commercial Members; Directors and Officers Liability--Can We Afford Not to Have It?; Boards in the Spotlight: Can This Marriage be Saved?

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2015 Nov-Dec

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT New York Adventure 2016; AACT NewPlayFest 2016; Get Your Community Into Your Theatre; Theatre Trends - Budgets & Revenue; Artistic Directors Conferences Report; Boards in the Spotlight "Conflict: Opportunity or Threat?"

Download (3.63 MB)
2015 Sept-Oct

Spotlight coverContents:  National Community Theatre Directors Conference; AACT NewPlayFest 2016 - First production; AACT New York Adventure 2016; AACTFest 2015 Wrap-up; How to Start a New Theatre; Theatre Trends; Boards in the Spotlight: Who's Making Things Happen?

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2015 July-Aug

Spotlight coverContents:  AACT's New Website, AACTFest National Companies, NewPlayFest Winners for 2016, Keeping Your Audience Safe, AACTFest Hosts & Chairs, Theatre Trends, Spotlight on Boards: We Could All Die Laughing

Download (3.62 MB)
2015 May-June

Spotlight coverContents:  AACTFest 2015 - There's Still Time to Register; AACTFest National Companies; Shakespeare for Kids; AACT National Awards; Theatre Trends - Senior Theatre; Boards in the Spotlight - Who Gets To Do What?

Download (5.43 MB)
2015 March-April

Spotlight coverContents:  AACTFest 2015--Experience Grand Rapids; Directors Talk to Playwrights; AACT Election; Theatre Trends; AACT Contributors; Boards in the Spotlight--What Do We Really Want?

Download (3.73 MB)


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