The Process

Application Process

How do we apply to perform with AHSTF?

All applications must be completed online (click the application button above!), accompanied by supplemental materials to include at least 1 letter of recommendation, as well as photos, reviews/articles, clips of performances and any additional information you feel would be valuable for our Board of Advisors to review.

Who selects the schools to participate in AHSTF?

Completed application packets are forwarded to our Board of Advisers, made up of respected university and regional theatre professionals. Our Board ranks the applications based on the:

AHSTF Application Rubric and AHSTF Ranking Guidelines

Top ranking applicants are invited to represent their communities at the Festival Fringe as members of AHSTF.

Are there any obligations if I apply?

There is no obligation for you if you apply. Applying is free. This an opportunity to assess your program and to receive acknowledgment of the work you have done as an educator.


American High School Theatre Festival
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Charlottesville, VA 22902

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