The 2018 KCACTF Region VIII Festival will be held Tuesday, Feb. 13th through Saturday, Feb. 17th, on the campus of Mesa Community College in Mesa, AZ.

Gil Gonzalez 

Chair, KCACTF Region VIII


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 50 questions.

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

Online Festival Registration is open October 1, 2017 until January 31, 2018. After that time, you must register on-site).

Festival Registration Rates (non-refundable):

Through January 15: $85.00 (available online starting October 1)

January 15-31: $95.00

On-site Registration: $115.00

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

Arts Administration

Design and Technology

Devised Performance due December 15



Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy

Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions

Musical Theatre Initiative

Playwriting – Deadlines in December

Scholarly Papers

Stage Management