Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival is a fiscally sponsored artist project of C4 Atlanta, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts service organization.

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Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival

About the Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival


Now entering our 3rd year, the Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival is becoming the premiere musical theatre festival in the Southeast. In just 2 years, we have presented 7 new musicals over 5 days, in 3 venues, to more than 700 patrons. We remain committed to providing actors, directors, music directors, choreographers, designers, and technicians with opportunities to develop their craft.

The AMTF was born out of a desire to motivate artists to write new musicals. Benjamin Davis, Founder and Executive Artistic Director, is an actor and producer. After participating in the New York Musical Festival in 2015 as a producer, Ben saw an opportunity in the Atlanta community to nurture the writing population.

“We are most excited about creating a safe space for national and local artists to develop new work. We also want to make sure we provide an opportunity for emerging actors, directors, choreographers, musicians, and all theatre artists to hone their craft,” said Davis, Founder and Executive Artistic Director. “The Festival encourages artists to create their own opportunities, and to support and learn from each other.”

Sponsorship and donor opportunities are now available for our 2018 festival. You can find a breakdown of sponsor and donor giving levels below.

Donor Levels & Benefits

Ensemble - Under $50
Librettist - $50 to $99
Orchestrator - $100 to $249
Lyricist - $250 to $499
Composer - $500 to $750

Sponsorship Opportunities

Titanium Sponsor - $10,000
Platinum Sponsor - $5,000
Gold Sponsor - $2500
Silver Sponsor - $1000
Bronze Sponsor - $750

Mission Statement

“The Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival will cultivate the next generation of theatre artists by mentoring talent, propelling new musicals forward, and celebrating the community in a supportive, nurturing, and creative environment.”

In just 2 years, AMTF has connected more than 200 artists and provided them with the resources they need to develop new musicals here in Atlanta.

Where is the money going?

It takes a lot of money for a successful event like this. We must rent out venues as well as sound and lighting equipment. This includes microphones, amps, monitors, as well as musicians and their instruments. We also have an extremely hard working staff, made up of our general manager, director of development, production manager, technical director, publicist, creative director and a photographer/videographer. These people work tirelessly to put the festival together. We will also need a lot of promotional items as we gear up for the festival, including postcards, posters, programs, stickers and a step & repeat. All of these items cost us money, and we can’t do this without your help.

Begins: November 1, 2016
Ends: November 1, 2018