MTA 2024 Annual Statewide Festival
Register for MTA 2024 HERE.
Registration instructions for MTA 2024 can be found HERE.
Registration for Individuals
The Individual Registration instruction video can be found HERE.
Registration for Organizations
The Organization Checklist video can be found HERE.
The Organization Quote instruction video can be found HERE.
The Organization Registration instruction video can be found HERE.
How To Participate in MTA 2024
MTA 2024 Festival Offerings can be found HERE.
Check out the schedule overview HERE. A full schedule of events and workshops will be listed HERE in early January.
MTA 2024 is scheduled for January 11 – 14, 2024 in Gulfport, Mississippi. A list of festival hotels is posted HERE.
The 2024 festival program will be posted HERE in mid-January.
Find the 2023 virtual festival program HERE.
The MTA Playwriting Competitions are designed to recognize and promote the works of Mississippi playwrights and are open to all writers currently located in Mississippi.
Winners in the Adult and Youth competitions receive staged readings at the MTA Festival and cash prizes–$500 for Adult winners, and $250 for Youth winners.
Submissions are accepted HERE from April 1, 2023, until October 1, 2023.
For formatting guidelines, see pages 67-69 in the MTA Handbook.
Submissions are no longer OPEN for MTA 2024. Please check back in April 2024 for next year’s submission deadlines.
2024 MTA Festival Registration can be found HERE.
Festival Passes will be available for $25 for the weekend. This will include play passes only. This pass does not include workshops, socials, etc.
Day Passes will be available for $10 per day. This will include play passes only. This pass does not include workshops, socials, etc.
COMMUNITY THEATRE REGISTRATION
Community Theatre Organizational Registration will be found HERE in early November. The registration deadline for the Community Theatre Festival is December 1.
SECONDARY THEATRE REGISTRATION
HERE will be the link for Secondary Theatre Organizational and Festival Registration in early December. The registration deadline for Secondary Schools is December 15.
2024 MTA Gulfport, MS Virtual Tour
Theatre for Youth
MTA 2024 Festival Pre-registration will take place HERE.
The MTA Dramafest Letter of Intent will be found HERE.
Notable Theatre Festivals
Mississippi is home to several other theatre festivals. Visit the links below for more information