*Due to Covid-19, the 2021 state and regional festivals have been canceled. Participation in the National AACTFest 2021 (June 14-19 Louisville, Kentucky) will be by invitation. The online application deadline is October 31, 2020 for theatres interested in entering a production to be judged by traveling adjudicators. Productions must be performed for adjudicators between November 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. See the revised 2021 AACTFest handbook online at aact.org/handbook for further details.
The I-ACTFest State Festival is part of the AACTFest biennial festival cycle. The Festival cycle is an exciting process, beginning at the state level, with winners advancing to regional and then national level competitions. AACTFest features 12 winning productions from 10 regions, and involves community theatres in every corner of the country and on military bases in Europe.
Festivals occur on odd years and only I-ACT members are eligible.
Why should you submit your show to the festival?
- Come see some of the best theater from across Idaho and get great ideas for your next season.
- Meet passionate folks like yourself who are doing exciting theatre.
- Receive constructive feedback from professional AACT adjudicators.
- Energize interest and imagination of your group and motivate them to think in new and creative ways.