• Mississippi Theatre Association

    • Supporting school, community, and professional theatre programs throughout Mississippi

    • Support your local theatre!

    • Check the calendar to find upcoming events in your area

    • Event calendar
    • Celebrate plays and acting

    • MTA's annual Festivals and Competitions give young talent a chance to shine

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    • Nurture theatre's next generation

    • MTA's awards and scholarships honor the talent and determination of high school players

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  • The Mississippi Theatre Association supports school, community, and professional theatre programs throughout Mississippi by providing workshops, scholarship programs, awards, and festivals.

 Check out this exciting information on our new Middle School Theatre Festival!

Middle School Festival Registration Form

Middle School Festival Information

Middle School Festival Photo Release


In Honor of the MS Bicentennial – The Hero Film Festival

Film Festival Information

MTA 2017 Awards

MTA 2017 Secondary Awards

MTA 2017 Community Theatre Awards

 MTA 2017 Adult Individual Event Awards

MTA 2017 10 Minute Festival Awards

MTA 2017 Theatre for Youth Awards

MTA 2017 Youth Individual Event Award Winners


Exciting New Partnership Announcement


We are a proud partner of the Arts Action Fund, an organization dedicated to mobilizing 1 million arts advocates who will help ensure pro-arts public policy. To take action on current, arts-related legislative issues, click here for Arts Action Fund’s Action Center.  To view updates on the progression of arts policy in the United States, click here for Arts Action Fund’s News/Blog. We appreciate our partnership with Arts Action Fund and all their dedication to advancing the arts in America! When you become a member of MTA, you also become a member of this exciting organization!


Town Hall Meetings


  • We will continue to hold Town Hall Meetings across the state to discuss:
    • What is MTA
    • How can MTA help you
    • Grants
    • Theatre Advocacy
    • And more
  • If you would be interested in having a Town Hall Meeting for your community, contact Executive Director, Stacy Howell, at execdir@mta-online.org


Featured News

  • Click here to download the “new” MTA Brochure.
  • For additions / deletions in your contact information please contact your division chair. We would like to make sure that all theatre’s information is up to date so that the correct representative receives our e-blasts, and festival and workshop information.