American Association of Community Theatre
Welcome! "AACT is the national community theatre organization, whose chief goal is to enable community theatres across the country to become the cornerstones of the creative life of their communities—to provide quality entertainment, intellectual stimulation, challenge and opportunity, and to be worthy contributors to an improved quality of life for the communities which they serve.
If that sounds like a tall order, remember that community theatres involve more participants, present more performances of more productions and play to more people than any performing art in the country. We are critical to the cultural life of our communities."
AACT President Murray Chase, Executive/Artistic Director, Venice Theatre, Venice Florida
AACT Connects America's Theatres.
AACT offers a wide range of opportunities to share experiences, problems, successes and love of theatre.
Founded in 1986, AACT is a nonprofit corporation that serves both individuals and organizations by providing expertise, assistance and support so that community theatres can provide the best possible theatrical experience for participants and audience alike.
If you or your theatre company are not already a member, please take a moment to read more about the value we can add to your work—on stage or behind the scenes.
Explore all AACT has to offer you at aact.org
The mission of the American Association of Community Theatre is to foster and encourage the development of, and commitment to, the highest standards by community theatres, including standards of excellence for production, management, governance, community relations and service.
AACT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.