Angelo State University will host the 2017 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s (KCACTF) Texas State Festival on Oct. 26-29 in the ASU Auditorium located inside the Mayer Administration Building, 2601 W. Ave. N.
Over 150 theatre students, faculty and staff and invited guests will attend from colleges and universities throughout Texas. The festival will include full-length presentations of six plays. Admission for each play will be $10 at the door, with the following schedule:
Thursday, Oct. 26
10 a.m. – “Not About Nightingales” by Tennessee Williams – Angelo State University
8 p.m. – “4:48 Psychosis” by Sarah Kane – North Central Texas College
Friday, Oct. 27
11 a.m. – “The Nether” by Jennifer Haley – Texas A&M-Kingsville
8 p.m. – “Flyer” by Kate Aspengren – Panola College
Saturday, Oct. 28
11 a.m. – “Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett – Richland College
8 p.m. – “The Typists” by Corey Ranson – Texas A&M-Kingsville
Each production is competing to be named a Respondents’ Choice for a chance to be invited to the 2018 KCACTF Region 6 Festival, which will be hosted for the fourth straight year by ASU Feb. 28–March 3. Region 6 includes college theatre programs at schools in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Respondents for the 2017 Texas State Festival are Tom Miller from the Actors Equity Association and Tom Burch, assistant professor of scenic design at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
Started in 1969, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival includes more than 600 academic institutions nationwide participating in eight regional festivals. More details are available online at http://kcactf.org.
For More Information
Mike Burnett, Assistant Director of University Theater
KCACTF Region 6 Vice Chair