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ACTFest

ACTFest 2024-2025

Alabama Center for the Arts, Decatur
In partnership with Athens State University and Calhoun Community College
October 18-20, 2024
Registration opens July 15, 2024

Registration closes September 20, 2024

ACTFest MANUALS

ACTFest 2024-25 Guidelines 

ACCTFest Manual 2025

SCHEDULE AND DEADLINES

JULY 15 Registration Opens

September 20 Registration Closes at 5 p.m..

October 1 All supplemental forms (received in separate email), fees from your INVOICE, and marked scripts are due to the Executive Director. Mail all materials to P.O. Box 361945, Birmingham, AL 35236-1945. NO REFUNDS are given once registration is confirmed online.

September 30 Deadline for group rate at host hotel.

October 18-20ACTFest, Alabama Center for the Arts, Decatur

October 20 ACT Member Community Theatre Meeting

Hotel Information

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Self Express Productions Award Photo

ACTFest 2023-2024

Hosted by Northeast Alabama Community College, Rainsville, AL on October 21, 2023.

Host Northeast Alabama Community College Theatre Department led by Kayleigh Smith. Events were coordinated by Cindy Harper, Executive Director, Lisa Ponder, Chair, Community Theatre, and Kim Mason, Vice Chair, Community Theatre.  Adjudicators were Kristy Meanor (Wetumpka),  Quinton Cockrell (Troy) and Kim Frick-Welker (Cookeville, TN).  

Workshops included: Choreography- “Revolting Children,” from Matilda the Musical, Kayleigh Smith; Improv Workshop-A Ton of Fun to be Had, Clay Boyce; and Technical Theatre: Finding the Design, Matt Stratton.

Awards:

Best of Show 

Self Express Productions “Property Rites

Best of Show

Alternate Show 

Spark Theatre Company “In Pieces: A New Musical”

One Act Awards:

Best Actor in a Lead Performance

David Vogt as Kyle Macmanus in Property Rites, Self Express Productions

Rhonda Vogt as Gladys Pushtin in Property Rites, Self Express Productions

Outstanding Achievement in Directing

Caleb Brooks, In Pieces, Spark Theatre Company

Outstanding Achievement in Acting

Aleena Atteberry as Jude in Brian the Comet Alsobrook Performing Arts Company

John Caleb Davis in In Pieces, Spark Theatre Company

Kaleb Dukes in In Pieces, Spark Theatre Company

Josh Kauffman as Brent in Property Rites, Self Express Productions

Hudson Owen as Brian in Brian the Comet, Alsobrook Performing Arts Company

Holly Wood as Red Figure in Property Rites, Self Express Productions

Outstanding Feature Ensemble

In Pieces, Spark Theatre Company

Outstanding Set Design

In Pieces, Spark Theatre Company

Spirit of the Road

Spark Theatre Company

Individual Event Winners:

Gold Award

First Name

Last Name

Theatre  

Solo Musical

Rhonda

Vogt

Self Express Productions

Group Acting

Bre

Gentry

Prattville’s Way Off Broadway Theatre

Group Acting

Brady

Walker

Prattville’s Way Off Broadway Theatre

Group Musical

Chris

Champion

Self Express Productions

Group Musical

Josh

Kauffman

Self Express Productions

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