Welcome to KCACTF

Region 1 / Festival 50

Western Connecticut State University
January 30th - February 4th, 2018

Next Steps:
Auditions & Interviews


Are you looking for your work to reach professionals? Are you looking for a summer internship? Transfer from a 2 Year College to a 4 Year? KCACTF Is here to help you achieve those next steps!

Every participant at KCACTF Region I is invited to participate in NEXT STEPS!

What is Next Steps?

An open call and interview for actors, designers, technicians and management students to present their work to a group of representatives from professional theatre companies, casting directors, BA and BFA undergraduate programs, as well as summer training schools. Jobs, internships, summer work and 4 year schools will be represented at the auditions and interviews.


Saturday, February 3rd 2018 at the Western Connecticut State University Performing Arts Center in Danbury CT. The session will run from 12-3pm.

How Do I Participate?

STEP ONE: REGISTER HERE for your spot! Be sure to indicate if you are AUDITIONING (Acting) or INTERVIEWING (Design, Tech, Management, Adminstration). This will provide the Next Step organizations your contact information and areas of interest.


** PERFORMERS: Please prepare 2 minutes of material; sing, do 1 or 2 monologues, any combination of appropriate choices totaling 2 minutes. Live accompaniment will be provided.

** Design/Tech/Management (DTM): Please prepare a portfolio and/or resume to bring to conference for interviews. Please be prepared to present your portfolio/resume to a group of interested parties, or introduce yourself to individual companies/programs if you are interested in more technical opportunities.

Participating Companies

Broadway Theatre Project
Circle in the Square
Commonwealth Shakespeare
Counter-Productions Theatre Company
HB Studios

Margolis Method Center
National Theatre Institute
The Neighborhood Playhouse
St. Michael's Playhouse
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Participating Colleges

Bridgewater State University
Dean College
Eastern Connecticut State
Fitchburg State University
Merrimack College
Salem State University
Southern Connecticut State
St. Michaels College/St. Michael's Playhouse
SUNY Plattsburgh
SUNY Potsdam
UMass Boston
Western Connecticut State University
Worcester State University

Registration for Next Steps

REGISTER HERE for your spot! Auditions and Interviews will be conducted from 12-3pm, Saturday February 3rd. Please check Sched for location.


Please contact Regional Co Vice-Chair, Shawna Meffert Kelty