Bay City Players

Players Host Michigan AACTfest 2017

Michigan AACTFest 2017 is coming to Bay City Players, February 9-12, 2017! The schedule is being worked out, but here are some of the highlights of the event:
– As many as 9 Michigan community theatre groups will be performing one acts or cuttings from full length plays in blocks of three. These will be staged Friday night, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening
– Adjudicators will offer immediate reactions, presented to performance groups and audience members
– Friday and Saturday evening will feature networking opportunities after the performances. Ok, this is another way to say “party time”
– Sunday will feature a brunch followed by an awards ceremony. The first place performance group will be eligible to perform at the Regional AACTFest
Registration for performance groups: Registration fee for performance groups is $100. This includes a maximum of 10 performers/production team members. Each performance registration covers admission to all performance blocks, all after-hours events and the Sunday brunch. Additional team/cast members may register at the individual registration rate. A maximum of nine groups will register on a first come, first served basis. Performance group registration deadline is December 1.
Early Bird Individual Registration: Early Bird Individual registration, which covers admission to all performance blocks, all after-hours events and the Sunday brunch, is $65 ($55 for CTAM individual members). Early Bird Registration deadline is Dec. 1, 2016.
Individual Registration: Individual registration, which covers admission to all performance blocks, all after-hours events and the Sunday brunch, is $75 ($65 for CTAM individual members). Individual Registration deadline is February 6, 2017.
Tickets for performance blocks: Each performance block features 2-3 performances. Tickets are available on-site for $15 per performance block.
Lodging: DoubleTree Hotel will be offering a block of rooms for $99.00 plus tax. Room reservation deadline is January 20, 2017. Please contact the hotel directly for reservations. DoubleTree Hotel, One Wenonah Park Place, Bay City MI, 989-891-6000.