12:30pm - 2:30pm
Youth workshop grades 8-12 will be Saturday April 8th, 2017, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
3:00pm - 5:00pm
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Monticello Theatre Association to Represent Illinois at Regional Theater Festival MTA’s production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore will represent the state of Illinois in the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) Region 3 Festival Competition to be held at Parkland College’s Harold and Jean Miner Theatre on April 27-30. Ten of the best community theatres in a five-state region will be vying for a chance to compete at the national level. The top two performances from the Region 3 fest will advance. AACT’s theatre festivals are part of a multi-year process that culminates in a national festival, held in odd-numbered years. Community theatres from AACT’s ten regions enter productions for adjudication and advancement from state to regional to national level. The year’s National Festival Competition will be held June 26-July 1. MTA’s cast of Love, Loss, and What I Wore, won outstanding performance at the State Festival Competition held in Streator, IL back in November, which earned them the right to perform at the regional competition. Love, Loss, and What I Wore, was one of five performances by community theaters from across the state. ...more