The statewide service organization for all nonprofit theatres in Texas.

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Conference/Festival Archived Info

Texas AACTFest 2017 and TNT Annual Conference

March 16 - 18, 2017
at the
Medical City Lewisville
Grand Theater
100 N Charles Street
Lewisville, TX 75057

Photos of Awards PresentationsWorkshop Descriptions/ScheduleTNT Recognition Awards 2017Meet the Board Nominees

Conference Hotel

TownePlace Suites Dallas Lewisville

Cut Off Date: Monday, Feb. 27th @ 5 PM
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731 Vista Ridge Mall Drive
Lewisville, TX 75067
PHONE: (972) 459-1275

Ask for TNT Group Rates:
King Studio = $115 + tax
Qu/Qu Studio = $115 + tax
Two Bedroom Suite = $135 + tax

Check in: 3:00pm 
Check out: 12:00pm

Smoke Free Property
Parking Complimentary on-site
Comp Hot Breakfast Daily
Comp High Speed Wired & WiFi Access
Evening Social Reception
Fully Equiped Kitchen
Flat Screen TV
Hair Dryer, Iron & Ironing Board
Coffee Maker/Tea Service
Business Center
Pets Allowed 
Connecting/Adjoining Room Available
Fitness Facilities
In Room Accessibility Available
Outdoor Pool

Conference Schedule

Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater

Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • 8:30am Registration, Rehearsal, Set up
  • 9:00am-12:00noon: Workshops, Intern Interviews, Rehearsals
  • 11:15am: Adjudicator Meeting
  • 12noon-1:45pm: Lunch on your own
  • 1:45pm: All Conference Welcome
  • 2:00pm: Show Block #1 (2 shows)
  • 7:30pm Show Block #2 (2 shows)
  • 11pm (approx): Hospitality Suite at Hotel
Friday, March 17, 2017
  • 8:30 am Registration, Rehearsals,
  • 9:00-12:00 Noon: Workshops, Directing Scholarship Mtg, Rehearsals
  • 12 noon-1:45: Box Lunch & Quad Meetings
  • 2:00pm: Show Block #3 (2 shows)
  • 5:30pm (approx): Dinner on your own
  • 7:30pm: Show Block #4 (1 show)
  • 9:00pm(approx):Special Event!
  • 11pm (approx): Hospitality Suite at Hotel
Saturday, March 18, 2017
  • 8:30 am: Rehearsals, registration
  • 9:00-12:00 Noon: Workshops, Rehearsals
  • 12 noon-1:45: Lunch & Annual Meeting
  • 2:00pm: Show Block #5 (2 shows)
  • 5:30pm (approx): Dinner on your own
  • 7:00pm: Show Block #6 (1 show)
  • 9:00pm(approx): AWARDS!
  • 11pm (approx): Hospitality Suite at Hotel

Conference Registration

Register by Wednesday, March 8th
Registration Form

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Full Conference Registration

Includes all shows, food events, workshops and special events
TNT Member: $190
Nonmember: $225
TNT Member Organizations
may register representatives at the
TNT Member Rate as follows:
$75 Organizational Regular: 1 rep
$100 Organizational Patron: 2 reps
$250+ Organizational Contributor: 5 reps

A La Carte Registration Options

  • Shows-Only Pass: $120
  • Thursday All Day Pass: $100
  • Friday All Day Pass: $100
  • Saturday All Day Pass: $115
  • Thursday Workshops Only: $75
  • Friday Workshops Only: $75
  • Saturday Workshops Only: $75
Daily passes include all events on that day. Must be registered in advance to be included in lunch count

For additional opportunities, such as to enter the Design Competition or participate in the TNT Young Leaders Council, please check back. More info will be posted throughout the week.

Festival Performance Schedule

Description of shows
Buy Ten-Show Package, Show BlocksTickets, or Single Show Tickets Online - Click here!
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Show Block #1 @ 2:00 PM
  • FUDDY MEERS by David Lindsay-Abaire, produced by Playhouse 2000, Kerrville
  • BARRYMORE'S GHOST by Jason Miller, produced by CATS Playhouse, Lubbock
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Show Block #2 @ 7:30 PM
  • ANSWERS by Tom Topor, produced by Katy Visual & Performing Arts Center, Katy
  • show: dada + conceptual comedy
    Fun House Theatre and Film Showcase
Friday, March 17, 2017
Show Block #3 @ 2:00 PM
  • GRACE & GLORIE by Tom Ziegler, produced by Henderson Civic Theatre, Henderson
  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, produced by the Ritz Theater, Snyder
Friday, March 17, 2017
Show Block #4 @ 7:30 PM
  • MRS. MANNERLY by Jeffrey Hatcher, produced by Boerne Community Theatre, Boerne
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Show Block #3 @ 2:00 PM
  • VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE by Christopher Durang, produced by Baytown Little Theater, Baytown
  • THE WORLD AT ABSOLUTE ZERO by Sherry Kramer, produced by the Bastrop Opera House, Bastrop
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Show Block #4 @ 7:00 PM
  • DRIVING MISS DAISY by Alfred Uhry, produced by Denton Community Theatre, Denton
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TNT programs made possible in part by

Arts Council of Fort Worth