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Elementary & Middle School Theatre

Trumbauer Jr Festival

Info on 2025 Festivals coming soon.

TFY Festival 2024

  • March 2, 2024: St James School, Montgomery, AL (deadline February 2, 2024)
  • March 9, 2024: Collins Intermediate School, Scottsboro, AL  (deadline February 2, 2024)

We invite you to encourage your students in 4th through 8th grade to participate. You can bring your students to either or both festivals.

Registration will open on January 8, 2024  

Guidelines for 2024 Theatre for Youth Festivals

TFY Button Competition

Opens October 1, 2023 and closes November 30, 2023

Theatre students in grades 4-8 can show their talents by creating an original design to be the TFY Button that each registered student participating in the 2024 Theatre for Youth Festival will receive.

  1. Only theatre students in grades 4 – 8 can participate.
  2. Designs must incorporate ‘2024,’ and ‘TFY” or “Theatre for Youth”
  3. Designs must have “ACT” or the ACT logo incorporated somewhere on the design.
  4. Designs must be submitted between October 1 and November 30, 2023.
  5. All designs must be submitted in PDF, Jpeg, or PNG format.
  6. Designs must be able to fit on a 3” round button.
  7. Students may submit more than one design but must submit a separate form for each design.
  8. The TFY Planning Team will select the winning button design.
  9. The winning student will win honor, recognition and free registration for up to two individual events at the TFY Festival (The student must still become an ACT member.)
  10. Submissions are accepted on Google Forms until 11:59 pm on November 30, 2023

Helpful Tips for Teachers/Sponsors

How to Introduce Yourself for Students

Past TFY Festivals

For More Information

Cindy Harper

Executive Director

Ashely Bishop

Theatre for Youth Chair

Bobby Miller

Theatre for Youth Vice-Chair

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Any member of your organization can register for ACT Membership.