Community Theatre


Information for MTA 2023 in Tupelo, MS can be found below. Click HERE for festival registration. The deadline to register for the one act festival will be December 1. The deadline for organizations to register will be December 15.

The Community Theatre Chairs and the Executive Director are here to assist you and your theatre.  Please let contact us with questions regarding running your community theatre.

In addition to hosting the statewide community theatre festival, we also host an annual workshop. The workshop is geared toward all theatre professionals in our state. If you have suggestions for workshops – be sure to let us know.

Any theatre that wants to compete at the MTA Festival must be registered as a community theatre. See the rules and guidelines for more information. Contact the festival chairs with questions. Community Theatre Festival Guidelines

Adult Individual Events are a great way to show off your talent and get involved in MTA 2023! Information regarding this festival will be found HERE.

MTA maintains a general-purpose email listserv that is used to distribute information about the association and to promote theatres sharing information about their events.  If you would like to be added to the listserv, send an email to Stacy Howell, Executive Director.  

Community Theatre Division
Vicksburg Theatre Guild
Bobby Geno
David Delk

MTA 2023 – Tupelo, MS – January 12-15, 2023

Community Theatre Festival Letter and Information
This is the information letter for MTA 2023.
Community Theatre Festival Guidelines
These are the Community Theatre Festival Guidelines for MTA 2023.
Community Theatre Code of Conduct
This is the Community Theatre Code of Conduct for MTA 2023.
Individual Registration for MTA 2023
This information is from MTA 2023
Adult Individual Events Rules
This information is from MTA 2023.
Community Adjudicator Forms
This information is from MTA 2023.
MTA 2023 Festival Site Information

Festival Site Photos

The Lyric Ground Plan

Community Theatre Festival Registration
Click this link to register for MTA 2023.
Ad Sales for MTA 2023
Consider purchasing an ad in the MTA 2023 Festival Program in support of your theatre or business.
MTA 2023 Schedule
Here is the overall schedule for MTA 2023.

MTA 2023 Workshop Schedule
Here is a listing of the MTA 2023 Workshops.
MTA 2023 Festival Program
Here is a program for the MTA 2023 Festival.

AACTFest Information

The following links for resources for AACT. MTA 2023 will be an AACTfest competition year.

2023 AACTFest Handbook

2023 AACTFest Forms

2023 MTA Group and Individual Registration
Individual Community Theatre members, please complete the 2023 Individual Membership Registration.
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Mississippi Theatre Listing
MTA would like to showcase “all” theatres in Mississippi! To be included,or to update, your theatre information, click on the following link and complete the google form.
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Upcoming Theatre Events
A great way to promote your upcoming theatre productions is through the MTA Online Calendar!
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2022 MTA Organization Membership & Registration
Community Theatres please complete the 2022 Organizational Membership.
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