KCACTF Region VIII, Festival 49, will be hosted by Mesa Community College in Mesa, AZ (FEBRUARY 2017).

For details, please visit the Festival Information page for all of your needs. You can find email contact for our circuit coordinators, executive board, and festival area program coordinators on the Regional Contact Information page. They are ready and waiting to help your Festival 49 questions.

All forms for all program areas (Directing, Devised Theatre, Design & Technology Management, Irene Ryans, Next Step, Musical Theatre Initiative, Dramaturgy, Theatre Journalism), must be completed by January 15th.

Festival Registration Rates (Online Festival Registration is open until January 31. After that time, you must register on-site):

Through January 15: $85.00

January 15-31: $95.00

Onsite Registration: $115.00

Download the Festival XLVIX Guidebook: Coming in January 2017

Here are a few quick links to forms for your festival participation. Intent to Participate forms in ALL areas (except Playwriting) are due, January 15 at 11:59 pm. Late submissions of may preclude you from auditioning or presenting your materials:

Design and Technology

Devised Performance



Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy

Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions

Musical Theatre Initiative

Next Step Auditions


Scholarly Papers

Stage Managment

If you need anything KCACTF related in the Southwest, please don’t hesitate to ask!

Thanks so much,

Gil Gonzalez 

Chair, KCACTF Region VIII