Theatres in Mississippi

The Mississippi Theatre Association is composed of six divisions targeting distinct groups. Each division sponsors festivals, workshops, and retreats; recognizes excellence in performance and production; advises theatre leaders and educators; shares information on upcoming productions; and advocates to government agencies, business, and the public.

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**Please Note – July 21, 2021**

MTA is currently developing a new website. The new website will be released in early September.

Please visit Facebook for updates, as they come available. 

Dramafest is scheduled for December 3 and December 4 at Mississippi State University and the University of Southern Mississippi.

MTA is scheduled for The Riley Center in Meridian on January 13 – 16, 2022. 

If you have questions in the meantime, please contact your division chair, or Executive Director, Stacy Howell at 



SETC 2021 Mini Grants Available 

Click Here for MTA 2021 Awards.

Click Here for MTA 2021 Virtual Program.

Click Here for virtual viewing passes for MTA 2021.

Click Here for a tentative schedule of events for MTA 2021.


MTA’s annual statewide festival brings Mississippi’s best theatre to local communities. Join us for a spectacular weekend of dynamic workshops and amazing performances.

The Mississippi Theatre Association seeks to recognize those theatres and individuals that represent exemplary service to the organization and to theatre in Mississippi.

MTA awards a scholarship during the MTA Festival to a deserving high-school senior who intends to pursue a degree in theatre at a Mississippi college or university.