MACT is thrilled to announce the awards presented at MACT*Fest 2017:
MACT is please to announce the dates and location for MACT*Fest 2017.
MACT*Fest 2017 will be held March 1st through 5th, 2017 at the Schwans Community Center for the Performing Arts in Marshall, MN hosted by Marshall Area Stage Company. The festival will be co-chaired by MACTs President, Bob Schwoch and MACTs Secretary, Maureen Keimig (who are also both members of our host theatre company, Marshall Area Stage Company).
Deadline for entering your theatre to present a show at MACT*Fest 2017 was December 16th. We received 11 entrys by the registration date, so all 11 of those theatres will be in the festival. Those theatres, and their shows are (NOTE: this may not be the final performance order):
The Schwans Community Center for the Perforing Arts is a fairly new, state of the art facility attached to Marshall High School. The auditorium seats 700.
Rehearsals will begin Wednesday night (Calumet and MASC) and continue Thursday all day, Friday morning and Saturday morning. There will be workshops Friday and Saturday morning. Performances will be Friday afternoon (2 shows), Friday evening (3 shows), Saturday afternoon (3 shows) and Saturday evening (2 shows). The weekend will colminate with an awards brunch Sunday morning.
We have reserved a limited number of rooms at a special rate at the following two hotels:
Sleep Inn (main hotel) 507-337-0103 $95/night
Americinn 507-537-9424 $82/night Wed. & Thurs. - $99/night Fri. & Sat.
Ask for the MACT rate. These hotels are across the highway from each other and within a mile of the Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts (Marshall High School).
MACT*Fest follows the rules as described in the AACTFest Handbook. (Click here for the AACTFest 2017 Handbook in PDF format.)
Watch this site for additional information as it becomes available.