FEBRUARY 9-13, 2021


Region 8 of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival is comprised of Arizona, Central and Southern California, Hawaii, Southern Nevada, Utah and Guam.

Each year the KCACTF Region 8 Festival brings students and faculty together in mid February to see one another’s work and to share ideas. In addition to performances, there are a wide range of activities that in the past have included workshops and seminars on such topics as playwriting, auditioning, voice, movement, stage combat, theater for children, scene painting, scenery construction, and so on. There are sessions for beginning theater artists and the experienced faculty member.

Registered productions at the Associate or Participating level must be registered at least 30 days prior to opening to arrange a response and/or be considered for invitation. This allows for the Region to coordinate and plan for the important Production Response Sessions that occur after a performance, students, faculty, and staff who bring productions to regional festivals are encouraged to attend the entire festival. All festival participants are urged to attend productions brought by their peers, participate as audience or auditioners in the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship program, and to avail themselves of the full range of workshops, symposia, and exhibits that are part of each regional festival.

Eric Bishop, Chair

KCACTF Region 8


Registration & Schedule Info for Festival 53

October 1, 2019 until January 31, 2020.
After that time, you must register on-site. Online registration closes on January 31 at 11:59 pm, PST.

Festival Registration Rates

(non-refundable within 24 hours of the beginning of Festival)

Through January 15: $95.00 (available online starting October 1)

January 16-31: $105.00

On-site Registration: $125.00 (available at Festival)

Day Pass: $55.00 (available at in advance until January 31, and then available at Festival)

The Vendor Name and mailing address for Purchase Orders is:
ACTF Management, Ltd – Region 8
Rachel Parker, Festival Registrar Region 8
Whittier, CA 90608

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