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TNT Executive Director To Retire

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Texas Nonprofit Theatres’ (TNT) Executive Director of the past twenty-two years, Linda M. Lee, will retire from her leadership position in June, 2017.  The TNT Board of Governors learned of Lee’s desire to step down in August of this year and has been working to determine next steps for a smooth transition. The TNT Executive Committee is spearheading the search to find a new executive director and hopes to have that person identified by the end of January and ready to start by late Spring 2017. For information on the position and to apply, visit www.texastheatres.org/tntexecjob.html

What's coming up at TNT

Texas AACTFest 2017

Twelve theatres from across the state of Texas have entered Texas AACTFest 2017! Come see them at the Quad Festivals in January and February as they prepare for the Texas State competition in March! One slight change - the Quad I Festival will be held at the Louise H. Underwood Center for the Arts in downtown Lubbock instead of at the Lubbock-Cooper Performing Arts Center. From comedies to tragedies, this festival has it all. Don't miss it!

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Quad II Festival:January 20 & 21, 2017 - Lewisville

  • Denton Community Theatre: Driving Miss Daisy
  • Henderson Civic Theatre: Grace & Glorie

Quad III Festival: January 27 & 28, 2017 - Kerrville

  • Bastrop Opera House: The World at Absolute Zero
  • Boerne Community Theatre: Mrs. Mannerly
  • Playhouse 2000: Fuddy Meers

Quad IV Festival: February 3 & 4, 2017 - Baytown

  • Baytown Little Theater: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
  • Bay Area Harbour Playhouse: Exit Laughing
  • Katy Visual & Performing Arts Center: Answers

Quad I Festival: February 10 & 11, 2017 - Lubbock

  • Lubbock Community Theatre: Ubu Roy: An American Tale 
  • Odessa College Theatre Performance Program: Elephant's Graveyard
  • Ritz Community Theatre: Midsummer NIght's Dream
  • Children and Adults' Theatrical Studio: Barrymore's Ghost
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TNT Membership Renewal

Texas Nonprofit Theatres is a membership organization, including not-for-profit theatres of all genres (amateur, professional, youth, educational), for-profit theatres that serve a niche in their communities, the individuals who participate in and support theatre, and the industries that provide services and goods for theatre. The membership year runs from January 1 through December 31 each year and encompasses a variety of conferences, festivals, projects and services. It is the membership that makes TNT strong, with connectivity of ideas, resources, and advocacy helping to infuse excellence into production and operations, and inspire participation and support for the future survival, growth and expansion of this most engaging art form. Theatre is our Town Hall. Theatre tells our stories. Theatre exposes our differences and similarities. Theatre showcases the need for tolerance.

Texas needs theatres of every size and shape to cover the great diversity of its population.

Now is the time to renew your membership in Texas Nonprofit Theatres. Renewal notices are being sent out - if you haven't received one by the middle of November, please contact the TNT office at 817-731-2238 or via email at tnt@texastheatres.org. If you are not a current TNT member but would like to be, please JOIN NOW!

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