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The University of Oregon in Eugene will play host to our festival this year. We are most excited to be in the land of the Duck!! This year, the festival is a walking festival, so bring your umbrella, waterproof shoes and jacket, some layers and a sunshine(y) disposition.

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Sunday, February 17
 

3:00pm

Festival Registration
Pick up your name badge and get information about festival events

Speakers

Sunday February 17, 2019 3:00pm - 8:55pm
Robinson Theatre Lobby

7:30pm

Spotlight Performance - Electra's Oresteia at Lane Community College
Electra's Oresteia is a rock n roll adaptation of Aeschylus' Trilogy that tells the story of Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War and the tragedy that follows. But this story positions the forgotten daughter, Electra, as the protagonist and moral center of this complicated story of revenge, justice, and social progress. The Ragozzino Performance Hall on Lane Community College's main campus is the perfect venue for this production that is part rock concert, part Broadway musical, and part Greek tragedy.

Electra's Oresteia
Directed by Brian Haimbach
Music by Cullen Vance
Book and Lyrics by Cullen Vance, Brian Haimbach, and students of the LCC Theatre Program

The performance is free to the general public. At door donations will go towards Theatre scholarships and production expenses. No need for reservations.

Sunday February 17, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Lane Community College Theatre 4000 E. 30th Ave. Eugene, OR 97405
 
Monday, February 18
 

8:00am

Skeleton Crew Meeting
All skeleton crew are required to attend to get assignments for the day

Speakers
avatar for Ronn Campbell

Ronn Campbell

Festival TD/ Scheduling Czar
Ronn is currently an Senior Associate Professor of Theatre at Columbia Basin College. He holds a M.F.A. in scenic/lighting design from Humboldt State University. Ronn has designed scenery, lighting and sound for Snowy Range Summer Theatre, Washington East Opera, CBC Summer Theatre... Read More →


Monday February 18, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

8:00am

SDC Directing Initiative Organizational Meeting
A brief organizational meeting to go over the process and procedures for the event. Mandatory for participating directors. After the preliminary meeting, participating directors will have a very brief opportunity to familiarize themselves with the space.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

8:00am

Irene Ryans Judges Meeting
All Irene Ryan Judges are required to attend.


Monday February 18, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
EMU 240 | Oak Room

8:00am

Irene Ryans Manditory Meeting
All Irene Ryan participants are required to attend. The Audition order and format information will be announced,

Speakers


Monday February 18, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

8:00am

9:00am

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 1
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 9:55am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:00am

Binaural Sound Immersion
Participants will be take part in an immersive sonic art experiment. Utilizing nothing but headphones, and an interactive playlist of sound bites the participants will help create a shared sonic landscape to inspire written prose, sketches, and other streams of consciousness.


Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 140 | Rogue

9:00am

Simulation 101 for ALL faculty: make your theatre program essential
Faced with declining higher education resources, and fortified academic silos, theatre departments must strategize to make our work essential to our campus communities using our native skills as theater makers. One innovative way is simulation. Come learn more about simulation and how to team up with partners at your institution.


Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 230 | Swindells

9:00am

Sneak into Shakespeare
Do you love Shakespeare? Do you wish you loved Shakespeare? Discover the beauty of Shakespeare, his language and universal themes. Learn new approaches to the text, exciting activities to work out a scene, and "Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue.”


Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 239 | Maple Room

9:00am

9:00am

SDC Directing Initiative Preliminary Round
Presentation of scenes from a pre-selected list of plays. Scenes for this round are limited to six minutes. Directors may choose which six minutes of their scene they wish to present. This is a closed round open only to directing candidates and their instructors. Other than for the scene in which they are performing, actors are not allowed in the room. The respondents will react to the directors’ work in front of the closed gathering of student directors.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 4:50pm
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

9:00am

Festival Registration
Place to pick up show tickets, get any workshop updates and festival information

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 4:55pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

9:00am

Irene Ryans sign in and staging
All Irene Ryan participants are required to sign-in prior to yoursession.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
EMU 240 | Oak Room

10:00am

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 2
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 10:00am - 10:55am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

10:00am

DTM Load In
Students to load in and set up thier displays.


Monday February 18, 2019 10:00am - 2:50pm
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:30am

Making A Lobby An Experience
We will take a hands-on approach to some tricky audience-pleasing areas of theatre. Looking at tactics and concepts in concessions, programs, customer service, box office, lobby displays and beyond, we’ll discuss innovative ideas that have wowed and ideas that are ‘unique’. Bring a Front of House idea to share - one you’ve implemented or observed - and we’ll dissect how it worked or how to improve.


Monday February 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 140 | Rogue

10:30am

Xiqu Costumes, Hair and Makeup
Come explore the world of traditional Xiqu Hair, Makeup, and Costumes. Utilizing traditional methods and materials, this workshop includes a live demonstration of the process by which a performer visually prepares for their role on the stage, as well as a discussion of the visual messaging provided by these elements.


Monday February 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 230 | Swindells

10:30am

Blocking Matters: Connecting Image & Action
A workshop for directors, exploring physical modes of connecting image and action to discover a more purposeful method of mapping the actors’ movements to underscore story, character, conflict, and metaphor.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 239 | Maple Room

10:30am

Aspire Theatre Leadership Initiative - Workshop with Olga Sanchez
Semi-Finalist WORKSHOP with Olga Sanchez, formerly of Milagro.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 141 | Umpqua

11:00am

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 3
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 11:00am - 11:55am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

12:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Music Rehearsal
Opportunity for Irene Ryan Candidates with a song to practice with the accompanyist before the afternoon auditions


Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 12:00pm - 12:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

12:00pm

Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (ITJA)
A daily meeting for the participants in the ITJA competition.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 141 | Umpqua

1:00pm

1:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 4
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 1:00pm - 1:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

1:30pm

"Introduction to Chinese Theatre" or "The Wonderful World of Traditional Chinese Theatre"
Showcasing the vibrancy of indigenous Chinese theatre, this workshop highlights the rich, multifaceted art of xiqu (戏曲, pronounced ‘shee-chew,’ commonly called Chinese “opera”). Participants will explore this preeminent actor’s art – song, movement, pantomime, acrobatics — while students from the University of Hawaii share the results of rigorous training in this remarkable form.


Monday February 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

1:30pm

Acting for Film: Tactic Training for Vulnerability
This workshop will give participants one-on-one direction, and a critical discussion about vulnerability and emotion in performance. Emphasis will be put on tactics, modalities in the Stanislavski technique, and the relationship between the camera, the director, and the actor. Only a few attendees will be chosen to participate on screen.


Monday February 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 140 | Rogue

1:30pm

Simulation 101: What it is and why you want to be involved
Simulation is a fast-growing industry that few theatre-makers know about. That’s unfortunate because our craft and creativity make us uniquely qualified and the benefits are tremendous. This workshop, applicable to ALL students, will define simulation, outline some of the benefits and explore how to get plugged in today and post-graduation.


Monday February 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 230 | Swindells

2:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 5
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 2:00pm - 2:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

3:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 6
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 3:00pm - 3:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

3:00pm

Games and Ice Breakers for Ensemble Building and Fun!
Come learn or re-learn some fun theatre games that are great as ice-breakers, ensemble building and just to have some good old fashioned fun! Come and be ready to move, make new friends and hopefully learn a few new games to bring back to your own theatre!

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

3:00pm

DTM Student Meet & Greet
Meeting for all student exhibitors. Important information for the upcoming week to be discussed.


Monday February 18, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

4:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 7
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 4:00pm - 4:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

7:00pm

Evening of Invitational Scenes 2019
Now in our 8th year, this evening celebrates the many outstanding Associate productions presented throughout the region in 2017! Selected scenes are presented in a non-competitive showcase of talent. This year's impressive line-up includes mask work, student written works, signing, a fight scene with foils, musical pieces, and physical comedy, as well as a special spotlight performance presented by the University of Hawaii, Manoa. Come celebrate day one of festival at this exciting event!

Speakers


Monday February 18, 2019 7:00pm - 8:59pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:00pm

Musical Theatre Cabaret
You’ve seen Pitch Perfect. You’ve seen Lip Sync Battle. Now prepare for a competition unlike any at ACTF before.
Teams of five will compete in a spin the wheel karaoke showdown. The team with the best staged performances will move on to Friday’s competition. Are you up for the challenge? Bring your rep books and sign up for an audition for the Monday of KCACTF.
Questions? Contact Sean Stone at sstone8@uwyo.edu.

Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 9:00pm - 11:50pm
Pocket Theatre

10:00pm

Tech Olympics
(Tech Olympics will start directly after the Night of Scenes)  The popular Tech Olympics brings teams of students or individuals from colleges and universities around the region to compete in a timed series of events designed to test their skills at the various disciplines involved in theatre production. Events include: tape a floor plan, hang and focus, sound system, knot tying, thimble and crosby, and quick change.

Come participate as an individual or bring a team



Speakers

Monday February 18, 2019 10:00pm - 11:50pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

10:00pm

Faculty Lounge
All faculty are invited to enjoy some hospitality with colleagues

Monday February 18, 2019 10:00pm - 11:50pm
Phoenix Room at the Phoenix Inn
 
Tuesday, February 19
 

8:00am

Skeleton Crew Meeting
All skeleton crew are required to attend to get assignments for the day

Speakers
avatar for Ronn Campbell

Ronn Campbell

Festival TD/ Scheduling Czar
Ronn is currently an Senior Associate Professor of Theatre at Columbia Basin College. He holds a M.F.A. in scenic/lighting design from Humboldt State University. Ronn has designed scenery, lighting and sound for Snowy Range Summer Theatre, Washington East Opera, CBC Summer Theatre... Read More →


Tuesday February 19, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

9:00am

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 8
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 9:55am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:00am

reACT!
Gun shots, bee stings, knife wounds, stubbed toes, being struck by lightning...oddly enough, they require different physical and vocal reactions. We will go through various body isolation exercises and physical reactions for application in stage settings.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 230 | Swindells

9:00am

The Actor's Voice: a VASTA Workshop
This workshop explores the fundamentals of breath & voice for the actor through exercises involving light movement and voice use. We will discuss VASTA, its mission and values, and how actors can become involved. Most especially, we will help actors incorporate best practices of voice use into their work on stage, screen, and in the rehearsal studio.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 023 | Lease Crutcher Lewis (Mallard Room)

9:00am

Visceral Viewpoints
Get out of your head and into your body! Through this intro to Viewpoints work and Suzuki Actor Training you will discover what it means to listen with your whole body, to be truly present with your partners, and connect to the raw power that exists inside you, waiting to be unleashed.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

9:00am

Collaborative Theatre Challenge, Meeting #1
An approach to New Play Development through Design


Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 107 | Miller

9:00am

9:00am

Festival Registration
Place to pick up show tickets, get any workshop updates and festival information

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 4:55pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

9:00am

SDC Directing Initiative Semi-Final Round
Ten semi-finalists will present their full scene from round one. This is a closed round open only to directing candidates, including those not advancing from the previous round, and their instructors. Other than for the scene in which they are performing, actors are not allowed in the room. The respondents will react to the directors’ work in front of the closed gathering of student directors.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

9:00am

Irene Ryans sign in and staging
All Irene Ryan participants are required to sign-in prior to yoursession.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:00pm
EMU 240 | Oak Room

10:00am

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 9
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:55am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

10:30am

Clown-Town Joel Shura
Strap on the nose, birth your inner-clown, and let them explore the world in an honest and uninhibited way.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 230 | Swindells

10:30am

Gameplay or The First Rehearsal based on Complicite techniques
This workshop gives an introduction to games and theories that world-renowned
Theater Company Complicite uses to train students. The games range from "Cat & Mouse" to "Go" - we will play more than 5 games. National Theater Institute students participate in these games during a 2-week residency with Complicite as a part of our semester-long training programs.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 023 | Lease Crutcher Lewis (Mallard Room)

10:30am

The Art of Stage Kissing
This a workshop in trust, connection and intimacy.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

10:30am

Got Curls? Period Wig Styling Basics
We will be discussing the transition from research to roll set pattern and employing different techniques to demonstrate how to achieve marcelle/S waves through a variety of methods. We will also discuss the versatility of the marcelle/S wave and how it can be implemented in numerous period styles.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 140 | Rogue

10:30am

Stage Management Group Meeting #1
Round table discussion of stage management expo materials


Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 141 | Umpqua

10:30am

Inspiring Interest in Theatre History, Literature, and Criticism
For this fourth annual roundtable discussion, we will focus on sharing ideas, strategies, and experiments in encouraging student interest and engagement with “drier” courses in the theatre curriculum. Participants are encouraged to bring handouts and/or examples. While this roundtable is aimed toward faculty participants, students, dramaturgs, and future teachers are encouraged to attend and contribute.

***(Please try to avoid scheduling me during core dramaturgy events as I am shadowing the coordinator to possibly step in for next year. Please also avoid Next Step Auditions and the recruiting lunch as I will need to be in attendance for both.)


Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

10:30am

Theatre Under the Trump Regime
What are the challenges facing professional, community and college theatre under the current administration? The panel will examine Censorship, Dreamers, Community, Hate Speech, Immigrants and many more topics.


Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 107 | Miller

11:00am

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 10
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:55am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

12:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Music Rehearsal
Opportunity for Irene Ryan Candidates with a song to practice with the accompanyist before the afternoon auditions


Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 12:00pm - 12:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

12:00pm

VIP Lunches
Lunches are provided for all festival VIP and coordinators

Tuesday February 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

12:00pm

Young Entrepreneurship: Getting What You Want
Branding yourself and/or your company can be difficult but this session will take a look at the core components needed to ensure your success as a young artist. Learning how to create your own opportunities and/or start a company, you will leave with a better understanding of marketing oneself consistently and the logistics of networking. This workshop is open to anyone wanting information on entrepreneurship.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 140 | Rogue

12:00pm

Theater Leaders Round Table 2 year
Discuss major issues of concern, seek best practices, and mentor fellow leaders. Pre-registration was required for this event.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

12:00pm

Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (ITJA)
A daily meeting for the participants in the ITJA competition.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 107 | Miller

1:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 11
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:00pm - 1:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

1:30pm

Actorbatics An Introduction to Droznin A Russian Movement
Welcome to Droznin, the movement technique taught at the world-renowned
Moscow Art Theatre School, and the cornerstone of the National Theater
Institute’s movement curriculum. Through a series of rigorous physical exercises, stretches, balance poses and partner acrobatics, students slowly unlock the body, freeing them up for the work they will need to do on stage. Come find out why NTI students and faculty lovingly refer to Droznin as “Actorbatics” and experience this truly thrilling technique firsthand. All experience levels welcome in this movement workshop. (Participants must wear comfortable clothing.)

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 023 | Lease Crutcher Lewis (Mallard Room)

1:30pm

1:30pm

Get Perspective on Perspective: Drawing tips
Understanding perspective can help make your thumbnails and renderings more clear and effective. Its not as complicated as it seems. This workshop will provide techniques to draw with greater speed and confidence.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 107 | Miller

1:30pm

Portfolios and resumes for designers and technicians
Guidelines for assembling a portfolio and resume', both for undergraduates who are looking at graduate study, and more students who hope to find professional work after graduation.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

1:30pm

Stage Management Response Session #2
Stage Management Resposne Session


Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 141 | Umpqua

1:30pm

Viewpoints Work in Devising
This Viewpoints-based workshop digs into the tools we bring to any process, devised or traditional, outside of character and story. Heighten your awareness, trust your instincts, follow your impulses, and pursue your passion to create work that is physically dynamic and bold. Participants must be dressed to move as the workshop is very physical.


Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 230 | Swindells

1:30pm

MTSA voluntary workshop
Questions and answers about MTSA

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 239 | Maple Room

1:30pm

Aspire Theatre Leadership Initiative - One on One interviews
Tara Wibrew and Craig Willis from OCT hold individual 15 minute Meetings with ASPIRE Semi-Finalists.


Tuesday February 19, 2019 1:30pm - 4:20pm
EMU 140 | Rogue

2:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 12
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 2:00pm - 2:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

2:00pm

NAPAT Performance How Sweet the Sound by: Eryn McVay
The National Partners of American Theatre (NAPAT) award recognizes an outstanding student-written play selected from eight nominations, one from each of the eight regions. Each region will nominate a play of any length representing the best-written, best-crafted script with the strongest writer's "voice."
This is a stage reading of How Sweet the Soundby Eryn McVay, Region 7’s nominee.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Dorf

Jonathan Dorf

Co-Founder, Dramatist Guild representative and professional playwright
Co-Chair of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and co-founder of publisher YouthPLAYS, with 1500+ play productions worldwide. He's taught at Hollins University and served as US Cultural Envoy to Barbados. BA Dramatic Writing & Literature, Harvard; MFA Playwriting, UCLA. http... Read More →
SB

Sean Byrd

NPP Chair Region 5


Tuesday February 19, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Oregon Contemperary Theatre

2:00pm

The Bluest Eye

Tuesday February 19, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Robinson Theatre

2:30pm

No Belles
No Belles weaves together stories of the most remarkable women to don a lab coat. Women who, with determination and persistence, changed the face of science. “Witty… captivating… infectious, disarming and ultimately very moving” – The Scotsman. “A well-pitched piece of theatre… Inspiring” – Broadway Baby.


Tuesday February 19, 2019 2:30pm - 4:20pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

3:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 13
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 3:00pm - 3:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

3:00pm

Staging LGBTQ Oral History
Staging public testimony is a cost-effective, efficient, and dramatic way to tell a story and preserve overlooked LGBTQ oral history. This workshop demonstrates how court transcripts, city council testimony, and blogs have successfully sourced staged readings on college campuses, community libraries and museums with missions of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 230 | Swindells

3:00pm

Adding to Your Acting Arsenal: Warming Up, Preparing for Performance and Getting in the Zone
Add to your performance tool belt new ways to warm up! This workshop will help you get focused physically and mentally to prepare for excelling on stage. Vocal agility, stretches, getting your blood flowing and energy exercises will all be wrapped into this fun and educational experience!

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 023 | Lease Crutcher Lewis (Mallard Room)

3:00pm

3:00pm

Grants + Smart Artist = Money
You need to fund your project, right? You want to make money, right? A Step-By-Step inside-look at the world of grant research, selection, writing, and paneling. Other development topics (fundraising, engagement, organizational fiscal health) will be touched upon. Recommended for Arts Administrators and Artists Looking for Money (You).

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 107 | Miller

3:00pm

MTSA voluntary workshop
Questions and answers about MTSA

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 239 | Maple Room

3:00pm

#DontChangeTheWords
#DontChangeTheWords is to educate theater students and instructors about the importance of copyright and licensing agreements. Enforcing copyright takes every single one of us. If you want to continue to perform the shows you love, and discover new shows by the artists you admire, and maybe even create something yourself one day, then we ALL have to obey the law.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Dorf

Jonathan Dorf

Co-Founder, Dramatist Guild representative and professional playwright
Co-Chair of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and co-founder of publisher YouthPLAYS, with 1500+ play productions worldwide. He's taught at Hollins University and served as US Cultural Envoy to Barbados. BA Dramatic Writing & Literature, Harvard; MFA Playwriting, UCLA. http... Read More →


Tuesday February 19, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

4:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 14
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 4:00pm - 4:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

4:30pm

"Ghosts of Living Flesh" and "When Death Itches"
Original Work performed by Students from Central Washington University

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Pocket Theatre

7:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 15
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 7:00pm - 7:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

7:00pm

7:30pm

No Belles
No Belles weaves together stories of the most remarkable women to don a lab coat. Women who, with determination and persistence, changed the face of science. “Witty… captivating… infectious, disarming and ultimately very moving” – The Scotsman. “A well-pitched piece of theatre… Inspiring” – Broadway Baby.


Tuesday February 19, 2019 7:30pm - 9:20pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

8:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 16
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 8:00pm - 8:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Round 17
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round One-A maximum of three minutes in the regional preliminary round to present a two-person scene and a monologue. Only 1 selection may include singing.

Speakers

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:00pm - 9:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:30pm

Student Party
All students are invited to attend a dance party with a Prom theme

Tuesday February 19, 2019 9:30pm - 11:50pm
Hope Theatre

10:00pm

Faculty Lounge
All faculty are invited to enjoy some hospitality with colleagues

Tuesday February 19, 2019 10:00pm - 11:50pm
Phoenix Room at the Phoenix Inn
 
Wednesday, February 20
 

8:00am

8:00am

Skeleton Crew Meeting
All skeleton crew are required to attend to get assignments for the day

Speakers
avatar for Ronn Campbell

Ronn Campbell

Festival TD/ Scheduling Czar
Ronn is currently an Senior Associate Professor of Theatre at Columbia Basin College. He holds a M.F.A. in scenic/lighting design from Humboldt State University. Ronn has designed scenery, lighting and sound for Snowy Range Summer Theatre, Washington East Opera, CBC Summer Theatre... Read More →


Wednesday February 20, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

8:00am

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Participants order list and checkin
Musical Theatre Scholarship Audition participants must checkin here 1 hour prior to your session.  This is also the place where you can warm-up. - The list of participant times are attached.


Speakers


Wednesday February 20, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
EMU 230 | Swindells

9:00am

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 1
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 9:55am
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

9:00am

Broadway Bootcamp: Dance!- Open Jar Institute
Work with Broadway’s Angelique Ilo (A Chorus Line, Crazy For You, Contact) and learn tips and techniques to booking the gig on Broadway. Learn a dance combination from a Broadway show. All Levels welcome.

Speakers
AI

Angelique Ilo

Open Jar Institute



Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
Gerlinger 219 Dance Space

9:00am

Through the Eyes of HECUBA - Approaching Greek Style
Workshop will explore Greek performance style as created through the process of developing a new translation of Euripides, HECUBA, by Diane Rayor, in collaboration with the director and ensemble at the University of Colorado Boulder. This interactive workshop includes exploration through movement, original text and mask creation, music and more as devised for project.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 239 | Maple Room

9:00am

7 plays, 3 events, 1 DAY: Producing a Repertory Festival
From casting to change overs everything is different when there are six shows in repertory in three spaces. See what it takes the make the magic work and what kind of artists are involved from playwright to front of house. Learn how it all happens when it's also all about brand, new plays that can change from preview to opening night.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 104 | Coquille

9:00am

Allied Arts Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

9:00am

Technics for Korean traditional knot and a pendent trinket
Introduction about technics to build Korean traditional knots and a pendent trinket worn by ladies. And introduce how to build a modernize korean pendent trinket with knot technics, modern embroidery threads and macrame yarns

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 107 | Miller

9:00am

Production Response -the Bluest Eye
The festival production will receive a response for their performance. Entire cast and production crew are invited to attend.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

9:00am

SDC Directing Initiative Interviews
The ten semi-finalists will attend individual interviews with the respondents (fifteen minutes each). At this time, the director's book, preparation and approach will be discussed. No teachers/mentors or actors are allowed to participate in this phase of the event. After the interviews, the respondents will select 6 finalists.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 11:50am
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

9:00am

The John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Plays (One Acts) - Day 1 - Responses Following
The John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play award is named in honor of Dr. John Cauble, Professor Emeritus of UCLA, who provided guidance and support for the establishment of the Michael Kanin Award Program. His continued participation in the recognition of student playwrights through the former “Playwriting Awards Development Committee” is a cornerstone within the Michael Kanin Awards Program.
This program seeks to bring recognition to the area of student-written short plays and to encourage young writers to develop the short play form in preparation for the playwriting profession.
The four nominated plays will be performed as staged readings over the course of Wednesday and Thursday.



Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Dorf

Jonathan Dorf

Co-Founder, Dramatist Guild representative and professional playwright
Co-Chair of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and co-founder of publisher YouthPLAYS, with 1500+ play productions worldwide. He's taught at Hollins University and served as US Cultural Envoy to Barbados. BA Dramatic Writing & Literature, Harvard; MFA Playwriting, UCLA. http... Read More →
SB

Sean Byrd

NPP Chair Region 5


Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 11:50am
Oregon Contemperary Theatre

9:00am

Festival Registration
Place to pick up show tickets, get any workshop updates and festival information

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00am - 4:55pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

9:00am

10:00am

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 2
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:00am - 10:55am
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

10:30am

Broadway Bootcamp: Dance!- Open Jar Institute
Speakers
AI

Angelique Ilo

Open Jar Institute



Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
Gerlinger 219 Dance Space

10:30am

This is my show and I sing, dance, and cry if I want to!
This workshop will introduce participants to the understanding and crafting of a one-person show through the use of personal and immediate experiences.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 240 | Oak Room

10:30am

What Is Your Type? What Is Your Presence?
This workshop will cover what is your type now and what might it be in 10years. We will examine your vocal, your physical type, and your emotional presence. We will also be "playing" with getting you outside of your type. The workshop will be presented in a non-threatening environment. Bring a monologue and a head shot if you have one, but they are NOT required.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 239 | Maple Room

10:30am

Front Row Seat to the Back of the House
This workshop will focus on relevant job opportunities within the Live Event industry and how to find them. Areas covered will include audio, lighting, video, and set construction positions. In addition, areas of production management positions will be presented. By offering real world examples of career path planning, the participant will gain actionable steps to achieving their professional goals. The workshop seeks to present technical theatre students alternative paths to traditional theatre jobs that will meet or exceed their desire to work in a fast paced creative environment.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 107 | Miller

10:30am

Scenic Design Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:30am

Respondent Training Revisited
Production response lies at the heart of the KCACTF organization, and being prepared academically, mentally, and physically for responding is an ongoing process. Please join us as we endeavor to create a comprehensive approach to responding and response training that will serve the region and the greater KCACTF Organization in a positive and educational manner.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

10:30am

“Thanks for the Note”: Practical tools for tough feedback
Notes are elemental to life in the theatre. Our productions and individual growth require us to receive and interpret notes well (easier said than done!) This workshop, for ALL, will provide evidence-based tools to help incorporate and grow from tough feedback like your livelihood depended on it: because it does.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 104 | Coquille

11:00am

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 3
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 11:00am - 11:55am
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

12:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Warm up
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 12:00pm - 12:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

12:00pm

VIP Lunches
Lunches are provided for all festival VIP and coordinators

Wednesday February 20, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

12:00pm

To Grad School or Not to Grad School, That is the Question! Do I want an MFA in Acting?
A two-way conversation that might help you determine 1) what graduate school can and can NOT do for you, 2) what the various graduate school options are at the moment, 3) what graduate school is like; how does it work, 4) is graduate school the right option for you, and 5) would you be successful in graduate school.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

12:00pm

Viewpoints Work in Devising
This Viewpoints-based workshop digs into the tools we bring to any process, devised or traditional, outside of character and story. Heighten your awareness, trust your instincts, follow your impulses, and pursue your passion to create work that is physically dynamic and bold. Participants must be dressed to move as the workshop is very physical.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Gerlinger 219 Dance Space

12:00pm

Theater Leaders Round Table 4 year
Discuss major issues of concern, seek best practices, and mentor fellow leaders. Pre-registration was required for this event.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 104 | Coquille

12:00pm

Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (ITJA)
A daily meeting for the participants in the ITJA competition.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 107 | Miller

1:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 4
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:00pm - 1:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

1:30pm

Broadway Bootcamp: Dance!- Open Jar Institute
Speakers
AI

Angelique Ilo

Open Jar Institute



Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Gerlinger 219 Dance Space

1:30pm

Collaborative Theatre Challenge Meeting #2
An approach to new play development through design.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 140 | Rogue

1:30pm

Scenic Design Response Session #2
Respondents give feedback to student design entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

1:30pm

Devising a Musical in 60 Minutes
Participants will devise (60-minutes) and perform (15-minutes) a completely memorized, choreographed, One-Act musical during this 80-minute intensive workshop. You don't have to sing to be part of this amazing experience - and you'll be blown away by the quality of the performance!

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 239 | Maple Room

1:30pm

Kiss My ASSessment
The forms, the rubrics, the software, the data...they've fundamentally changed the nature education; in visible and invisible ways. They pose a special threat to the arts. Let's talk about the problem, find some solutions, and take back our classrooms.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 104 | Coquille

1:30pm

Stage Combat Q & A
A chance for ANY and ALL to chat about the importance of hiring a fight director as well as any other questions and combat topics you'd like to bring to the table.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 240 | Oak Room

1:30pm

US in the U.S. (aka: CSU FERGUSON, revisited
Using Ferguson as a metaphor for how all oppression is related, participants will examine the genius of our current griots; social justice spoken word warriors who help us navigate U.S. politricks and policies. Participants will also engage in writing prompts that focus on how to use our theatrical skill set and be of service to the critical transformation of an Inclusive America. All are Welcome, all are Needed.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

1:30pm

A Conversation with Dramatist Guild Representative, Jonathan Dorf.
Dramatist Guild representative and professional playwright Jonathan Dorf will discuss issues of importance to the Dramatist Guild.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Dorf

Jonathan Dorf

Co-Founder, Dramatist Guild representative and professional playwright
Co-Chair of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and co-founder of publisher YouthPLAYS, with 1500+ play productions worldwide. He's taught at Hollins University and served as US Cultural Envoy to Barbados. BA Dramatic Writing & Literature, Harvard; MFA Playwriting, UCLA. http... Read More →


Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 107 | Miller

1:30pm

Devising Project Showings
Showings of devised projects brought from our region's programs in response to the national devising prompt. Each company has 25 minutes for set up, showing, and strike, followed by a response from NYC devising company Blessed Unrest.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 1:30pm - 4:20pm
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

2:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 5
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 2:00pm - 2:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

2:00pm

I Got Guns

Wednesday February 20, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Robinson Theatre

2:30pm

Keynote Performance - Meena’s Dream
Solo actress Anu Yadav weaves a tale of nine-year-old Meena who wishes her mother could afford the medicine she needs, and Hindu God Lord Krishna who pleads for Meena's help in his war against the Worry Machine. Meena's Dream creates a fantastical world through storytelling and live music, from South Indian classical to indie folk. With music by Anjna Swaminathan, Rajna Swaminathan, and Sam McCormally.

The show is appoximately 50 minutes and there will be short talkback after the show

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

3:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 6
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 3:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

3:00pm

Adventures in Grayscale Zombie Makeup
Ever want to paint a bunch of actors gray and turn them into zombies? Come learn how the makeup team for the Linfield College production of Night of the Living Dead did just that. Airbrush, crème and some FX makeup will be discussed and demonstrated.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 104 | Coquille

3:00pm

Lighting Design Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

3:00pm

Menswear - fit and alterations
Do you have an upcoming production that requires good looking menswear? This workshop will discuss the proper fit signifiers of menswear, followed by a demonstration of how to alter existing menswear to fit actors.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 107 | Miller

3:00pm

Original Composition (Songs and Sound Effects) for the Stage
Why “borrow” someone else’s song when you can make your own?! This workshop will focus on tools that can be used to create original songs, underscores and sound effects. While a background in music can be helpful, you do not need to be a trained musician in order to create original and successful compositions. Both simple tools and advanced tools will/can be covered depending on those in attendance. Please feel free to bring your own original work to add to the discussion.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 140 | Rogue

3:00pm

SDC: Support for Faculty Directors
SDC has resources and expertise to share in supporting directors in the academy in their journey towards tenure and/or full professor status; it can also help you with resources for your students and assist you in your professional work outside the college. Come learn more about how SDC can support you in your work.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 240 | Oak Room

3:00pm

Your Brain on Dramaturgy
Surprise! If you’re a theater worker, chances are you already use some dramaturgical approaches. Add to your toolkit in this active workshop, where we will explore how a dramaturg pursues information, inspiration, and relationships in ways that enrich the process of making work.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

3:00pm

Count Down to GLAM
Come learn all about the world of drag with Moscow, Idaho’s very own Faye! We will discuss the art form, and how to get yourself started, and gaining confidence and stage presence while performing. Come with heels, as a runway will close us out! Kings and Queens welcome.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 239 | Maple Room

3:00pm

From Blank Page to Script in 60 Min
This writing workshop moves quickly through simple but effective writing exercises, so that anyone, regardless of writing experience, will go from a blank page to the first page or two of a developed script, with clear characters, setting and conflict; all in one hour.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Contemperary Theatre

4:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 7
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 4:00pm - 4:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

5:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Judges Meeting
Closed session for Judges only

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 5:00pm - 5:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

6:00pm

SDC Directing Initiative Rehearsal
Each of the 6 SDC finalists will have thirty minutes to rehearse their scene prior to the final round. Only the scene director, cast, and teacher/mentor are allowed in the room.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

7:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 8
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 7:00pm - 7:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

7:00pm

7:30pm

Keynote Performance - Meena’s Dream
Solo actress Anu Yadav weaves a tale of nine-year-old Meena who wishes her mother could afford the medicine she needs, and Hindu God Lord Krishna who pleads for Meena's help in his war against the Worry Machine. Meena's Dream creates a fantastical world through storytelling and live music, from South Indian classical to indie folk. With music by Anjna Swaminathan, Rajna Swaminathan, and Sam McCormally.

The show is appoximately 50 minutes and there will be short talkback after the show

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

7:30pm

Spotlight Production - Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World
Minority Voices Theatre at The Very Little Theatre presents the Oregon premiere of Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World by acclaimed playwright Yussef El Guindi, directed by University of Oregon Theatre Arts Professor Michael Malek Najjar.
Set in a large American city, Musa is an Egyptian cab driver, and Sheri is an all-American waitress who fall madly in love with each other. Just don’t let Musa’s fiancée Gamila know. Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World is a romantic comedy that proves, no matter where we’re from, we’re all on this human pilgrimage together. Seattle playwright Yussef El Guindi is also KCACTF Keynote speaker on Friday, February 22.
Free tickets for KCACTF attendees will be available at the registration desk on the day of the performance.


Wednesday February 20, 2019 7:30pm - 9:45pm
The Very Little Theatre 2350 Hilyard Street, Eugene, Oregon 97405

8:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 9
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 8:00pm - 8:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

8:00pm

9:00pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Round 10
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Preliminary Round-You will have 2 minutes to perform a cutting of one song.

Speakers

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:00pm - 10:55pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

9:30pm

Student Party
All students are invited to attend a dance party with a Pajama theme

Wednesday February 20, 2019 9:30pm - 11:50pm
Hope Theatre

10:00pm

Faculty Lounge
All faculty are invited to enjoy some hospitality with colleagues

Wednesday February 20, 2019 10:00pm - 11:50pm
Phoenix Room at the Phoenix Inn
 
Thursday, February 21
 

8:00am

Skeleton Crew Meeting
All skeleton crew are required to attend to get assignments for the day

Speakers
avatar for Ronn Campbell

Ronn Campbell

Festival TD/ Scheduling Czar
Ronn is currently an Senior Associate Professor of Theatre at Columbia Basin College. He holds a M.F.A. in scenic/lighting design from Humboldt State University. Ronn has designed scenery, lighting and sound for Snowy Range Summer Theatre, Washington East Opera, CBC Summer Theatre... Read More →


Thursday February 21, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

8:00am

9:00am

Rasa aesthetics - engaging the whole performer
Rasa aesthetics is a concrete physical tool to access, express and manage their feelings within the context of a performance. RASA trains participants to physically express eight key emotions first identified in the Natyasastra, a Sanskrit text dealing with theatre, dance, and music. This is a high impact class.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 230 | Swindells

9:00am

Sound Design Response Session
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

9:00am

Theatre Magic: Cheap Ass Lighting FX
Come and play with some 'old school' techniques in creating Theatre Magic. A hands-on workshop where participants will create various lighting fx (water, fire, rain, lightning, storms, etc.) on the cheap. Important workshop because lighting (and sound) usually get the smallest budgets on a production.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 107 | Miller

9:00am

Creating a Theater Company/Producing your own work
It is an increasing reality that in order to articulate your voice in the ever growing theatre world, you must be able to self-produce. This workshop will explore ways to incorporate yourself in the professional community, how to find the money to do the work, and create a vision for oneself that is easily communicable.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

9:00am

Production Response - I Got Guns
The festival production will receive a response for their performance. Entire cast and production crew are invited to attend.


Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

9:00am

Practicing Fat Liberation as Theatre Artists
Building from last year’s workshop on fatmisia (fatphobia), participants will engage foundational ideas about fatmisia and what it means to support fat colleagues, friends, and students. Using given scenarios, participants will practice combating fatmisia in various contexts. Students and faculty are encouraged to attend; prior attendance unnecessary.


Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 104 | Coquille

9:00am

Submit! - The Ins and Outs of Script Selection
We hear a lot about "gatekeepers" at theaters who make selection decisions for seasons, festivals, and readings. Playwrights may wonder: Who are these beings, and what do they want?? Actors, directors, and other theater workers may wonder: How can I become one of these beings, to get access to lots of brand-new work (and sometimes get paid, if only in tickets)? In this workshop, we'll address both sides of the selection table, and ways you can prepare to grab a seat at it.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 140 | Rogue

9:00am

Ensemble Devising: Collective Creation of Original Work
Heighten your awareness, trust your instincts, and follow your impulses in this Viewpoints-based workshop. Experience a process where actor-creators are empowered to passionately pursue their own interests, and rigorously serve and support the ensemble, while building work that is physically dynamic and bold. Participants must be dressed to move as the workshop is very physical.


Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 11:50am
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

9:00am

The John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Plays (One Acts) - Day 2 - Responses Following
Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Dorf

Jonathan Dorf

Co-Founder, Dramatist Guild representative and professional playwright
Co-Chair of the Alliance of Los Angeles Playwrights and co-founder of publisher YouthPLAYS, with 1500+ play productions worldwide. He's taught at Hollins University and served as US Cultural Envoy to Barbados. BA Dramatic Writing & Literature, Harvard; MFA Playwriting, UCLA. http... Read More →
SB

Sean Byrd

NPP Chair Region 5


Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 11:50am
Oregon Contemperary Theatre

9:00am

Irene Ryan Auditions Semi-Final Round
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round Two- A maximum of five minutes in the regional semifinal round to perform the preliminary round scene AND a contrasting two-person scene (which may or may not incorporate singing) using the same partner for both scenes.



Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 12:25pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:00am

9:00am

Festival Registration
Place to pick up show tickets, get any workshop updates and festival information

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 9:00am - 4:55pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

10:30am

The Physical Actor: Aware, Available, Responsive!
Join us for this very physical exploration of the work of the actor/creator, from the perspectives of the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre. Through improvisation, movement, and ferocious play we will explore the principles of the available, aware, and embodied performer. Whether you want to succeed at auditions or create your own theatre, this workshop is for you. Come prepared to move, see and be seen.  Max Participants: 40.


Speakers
JJ

Janessa Johnsrude

Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre
Janessa is a Canadian-born artist and educator based in California as faculty of Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre with a focus in ensemble devised performance, character creation, and cabaret. She's also co-founder of the first theatre program at Pelican Bay State... Read More →


Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 230 | Swindells

10:30am

Raise Your Voice: Students talk with National leadership of KCACTF
Interested in having your voice heard regarding programming, opportunities, and vision for your regional and national KCACTF? We want to make a place for you at the table with your participation in Student Councils organized by focus: (Latinx, African-American, Asian, LGBTQ+, Disabilities, Women, and more)you can help direct the future of the organization. Come and meet with National Leadership of KCACTF if you would be interested in participating. 

Speakers
GH

Gregg Henry

Artistic Director of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.


Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

10:30am

Allied Arts Response Session #2
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:30am

Theatre & Stage Photography
This hands-on workshop, appropriate for beginners and those with some experience, will discuss the challenges of capturing theatrical pictures for your design & technical portfolio. Students & faculty from all areas are welcome. Based on his recent book of the same name, Professor Kenyon is a Lighting Designer & Photographer with 30+ years of experience in capturing the often-elusive qualities of live production. If you have a camera, please bring it for the hands-on portion, although all are welcome.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 107 | Miller

10:30am

Bringing Focus to the World of the Play
Here's a way to focus a director's conceptual approach to any play and at the same time answer many questions: How is behavior motivated in the world of this play? What pressures does this world put on the characters? What's the point of view regarding the individual and society?

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

10:30am

Directing with Diversity
Directing has evolved as more diverse playwrights, actors, and designers have entered the field. This workshop focuses on how to approach culturally sensitive material, how to work with diverse actors, and how to collaborate with designers to create productions that accurately portray the rich cultures that comprise American theatre.


Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 104 | Coquille

10:30am

Flipping the Script: The Ethical and Inclusive Creation of Theatre
Participants will engage the theory of a critical double consciousness and discuss its importance in the writing, staging, and performing of diverse and inclusive theatre. Drawing from the experiences in the room, participants will theorize techniques for establishing and maintaining working relationships with folks from different identity groups.


Thursday February 21, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 140 | Rogue

12:00pm

VIP Lunches
Lunches are provided for all festival VIP and coordinators

Thursday February 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

12:00pm

Improvisation Workshop
The Improvisation Workshop will be a 75-minute intensive, for all Improv Olympix participants, on the basic principles of improvisation applied to a selection of exercises and games. The workshop instructor, Theresa R. Dudeck, Ph.D., has facilitated impro workshops all over the world and is a foremost teacher/scholar of pioneer of impro Keith Johnstone’s methods.
 Everyone is highly encouraged to attend the workshop. If an entire team cannot attend, the team should send at least one representative but preferably more. Individual participants are required to attend, because at the end of the workshop they will be sorted into scratch teams by Keylee Anderson, emcee/director of the competition that evening. 
  The workshop will stress the principles of improvisation, with a strong focus on inspiring your partner, collaboration, and creating a supportive atmosphere where degrading or baseless humor at the expense of others has no place.


Thursday February 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

12:00pm

Technical Resumes and Cover Letters
Dos and Don'ts for preparing and presenting technical resumes and cover letters. Bring your resume!

Speakers
JC

Jane Childs

Stage Craft Institute of Las Vegas


Thursday February 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

12:00pm

An Artist’s Survival Guide
Part Q&A, part skills-building and part dreaming, this workshop invites participants to reflect on their future vision, their hopes and their fears through writing and theater exercises along with resources to help them make a realistic plan for their biggest goals.



Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 230 | Swindells

12:00pm

2 year transfer student meet and greet
A casual event where students that are looking to transfer to a 4 year university program to meet representatives from several programs in our region.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Hope Theatre

12:00pm

Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (ITJA)
A daily meeting for the participants in the ITJA competition.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 107 | Miller

12:30pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions -Warm up Session
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Final Round Warm up session
All finalist must check in during this time 

Speakers


Thursday February 21, 2019 12:30pm - 1:45pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

1:30pm

Lighting Design Response Session #1
Respondents give feedback to student entries in the Design Expo


Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

1:30pm

Directing Actors
Working with actors can be intimidating, exciting, and sometimes frustrating. How do you "speak actor"? Can you collaborate and lead at the same time? What if your actors are "director-proof"? What if they refuse to listen? Can you tell an actor to cry? In this workshop for directors, you'll learn some simple techniques, as well as share questions and answers, that will improve your ability to work with actors throughout your rehearsal processes.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

1:30pm

Be A Zag - Transfer Meet and Greet
Are you interested in finishing your degree at Gonzaga University? Join representatives from the Theatre and Dance Department for light snacks/refreshments and the chance to learn more about our program and the various resources and opportunities available for transfer students. If you have questions, we have answers!


Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 140 | Rogue

1:30pm

Navigating the World of Professional Theatre w/B Street Theatre
Transitioning from the world of educational theatre to professional theatre is difficult. Through this workshop, B Street Theatre Artistic Associate Sean Patrick Nill will address ways in which young theatre professionals can grow their career and make a living from theatre. 


Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 239 | Maple Room

1:30pm

Arab-American Theatre: An Overview of What is Happening Locally and Nationally
This panel, comprised of three leading scholars of the Arab American Theatre movement, will examine the history, formation, and current state of Arab American theatre and performance. The discussion will address the Kennedy Center Diversity and Inclusion Statement regarding Arab Americans and Middle Eastern Americans.


Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 104 | Coquille

1:30pm

Freedom in Performance: Physical Theatre Improvisation
Turn off your brain and leap into the present moment onstage! Participants will engage in immediacy, freedom, and delight of play as they explore characters and relationships through a series of games and improvisations based on dynamic movement, spacial animation, physical presence, contact, and expressivity.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 230 | Swindells

1:30pm

Playwriting for Actors
From the outside playwriting can seem like a dauntless and complicated process, join me to learn how you can use a your acting training to give you a leg up in crafting a script. Actors, playwrights, and everyone in between is welcome!

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 107 | Miller

1:30pm

Devising Project Showings
Showings of devised projects brought from our region's programs in response to the national devising prompt. Each company has 25 minutes for set up, showing, and strike, followed by a response from NYC devising company Blessed Unrest.


Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 4:20pm
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

1:30pm

Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions -Final Round
Musical Theatre Scholarship Auditions - Final Round - each Student will have 5 minutes to perform 2 contrasting songs
the Finalist are:
Round one – 2:00pm
  • BENJAMIN USHER
  • HANNAH VERDI
  • KRISTA CASSIDY
  • HANNAH ROMNEY
  • ELISE MARTIN
  • HOPE BELLINGER
  • ANTHONY WYATT LORD
  • AiLi MCLELLAN
Round two – 3:30pm
  • M J DALY
  • MATTIE EASDALE
  • MELONIE J MIRASHRAFI
  • WILLIAM SCHMIDT
  • CORINNE LANDY
  • JORIN YOUNG
  • ELIJAH SPEIER
  • WILLIAM ENGLISH III


Speakers


Thursday February 21, 2019 1:30pm - 4:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

2:00pm

Evil Dead, the Musical

Thursday February 21, 2019 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Robinson Theatre

3:00pm

I See You've Played Knifey Spoony Before
Exploration of basic stage knife techniques that will then be transferred to SPOONS! Please bring a spoon.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 140 | Rogue

3:00pm

Keeping Score: A strategic approach to acting!
For an actor, finding motivation for your character is akin to locating the Holy Grail. What’s the secret to truthful moment-to-moment acting? Learn the scientific method of breaking down a text to its smallest unit of playable action, and why it’s imperative. Take Stanislavki’s method to the next level.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 104 | Coquille

3:00pm

The Art of Acting Studio/ Stella Adler Studio of Acting NYC Scene Study Workshop
The students will write and perform scripts created in class. Through these scripts concepts on imagination, action, creative flexibility, character and relationship are explored

Speakers


Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 230 | Swindells

3:00pm

Costume Shop Tea Party
Costume designers, design students, and just love to chat about costumes are invited to the costume shop for afternoon tea to socialize and network with others who share their passions. Fancy hats are strongly encourage, but not required to attend.


Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Miller Theatre Complex 123

3:00pm

DTM Keynote Address
Inspirational Words of Wisdom from Nationally recognized sound designer and Head of Sound Design at DePaul University in Chicago, Victoria “Toy” Deiorio will address the festival.


Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

3:00pm

Dramaturgy Response Session
Required of everyone who submitted dramaturgy casebooks for consideration for the Dramaturgy Award--this session is for you! We (Laura Brueckner, Mead Hunter + guests) will discuss the casebooks as prep for the hoped-for trip to the Kennedy Center in April. Be there!


Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 141 | Umpqua

3:00pm

InTENTcitY:The Notorious Tent Cities of Oakland, CA.
A special reading of the flagship production of The Ghostlight Theatre. The development process uses the elements of photo journalism, immersive experiences, in-the-field research, creative writing, community service and devised theatre to give voice to the unheard and rarely seen truth's of people who have been marginalized in our society; the homeless.

Moderators
Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

3:00pm

Relentless Playwriting
Playwriting is a craft, one that often demands discipline. Everything from getting from your outline to your first draft, and then on to further drafts, submissions, and networking can seem like an uphill battle. Come and chat with a fellow playwright that's been fighting the good fight for a few years now. Playwrights and theatre makers welcome.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:20pm
EMU 107 | Miller

3:00pm

Ever Forward: A Social Justice Blueprint for Theatre Educators
Led by Region 5 National Playwriting Programs Chair, Sean Byrd – this session is inspired by A 2016 series in American Theatre Magazine entitled, What Can Theatre Do? A Post-Election Colloquy. The series of articles explored how theatre artists might use their skills and craft as tools for social justice reform in the contemporary United States. Over a period during the last 3 years, a working group of Region 5 Theatre Faculty took this article and its prompts as a starting point to create Ever Forward: A Social Justice Blueprint for Theatre Educators. In this blueprint, we asked ourselves how college theatre faculty might utilize concrete, timely, specific tools to impact change, make sure decision-makers represent the world outside our campus, and engage our students and communities. We would like to share this 'Wonder Woman' document (join us to find out exactly what that means) with the faculty and students in Region 7 who might employ it, refine it, define it and use it, both in production, in the classroom and in the creation of new work.


Speakers
SB

Sean Byrd

NPP Chair Region 5


Thursday February 21, 2019 3:00pm - 4:50pm
EMU 239 | Maple Room

4:30pm

Serving It Drag Show
Students who participated in the Countdown to Glam workshop are invited to strut their stuff in this Drag Show event. Hosted by our hosted Faye

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Pocket Theatre

5:00pm

Region VII Faculty Awards Ceremony
All faculty and guests are invited to come celebrate and recognize outstanding faculty for their work and dedication to KCACTF.  Appetizers, beer and wine, compliments of Region VII.  Awards Presented at 5:30pm

Speakers
PD

Patrick Dizney

Chair, KCACTF Region 7

Sponsors

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Thursday February 21, 2019 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Gerlinger Lounge

5:00pm

Final Round Spacing Rehearsal
Each of the 6 SDC finalists will have twenty minutes to rehearse their scene in the space prior to the final round. Only the scene director, cast, and teacher/mentor are allowed in the room.

Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 5:00pm - 7:15pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

7:00pm

7:30pm

SDC Directing Initiative Final Round & Devising Project Finals”
The six student directing finalists will present their scenes. This round is open to all festival students, faculty, and guests.


Thursday February 21, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

8:00pm

The Matthew Shepard Story: Three Conversations
Twenty years ago, the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student in Laramie, Wyoming shocked the nation and sparked a hate crimes legislation movement which continues to this day in his name. Also impacted were the lives of three ordinary citizens who tended to Matthew in extraordinary ways.


Speakers

Thursday February 21, 2019 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Oregon Contemperary Theatre

9:30pm

Improv Olympix
Teams representing various colleges/universities compete in three different improv styles (game-form, sketch-form, and condensed long-form) to see who will be crowned Region Champions. Teams MUST have 5 players, but no more than 8. Schools may partner with other schools to form teams.


Thursday February 21, 2019 9:30pm - 11:50pm
Hope Theatre

10:00pm

Faculty Lounge
All faculty are invited to enjoy some hospitality with colleagues

Thursday February 21, 2019 10:00pm - 11:50pm
Phoenix Room at the Phoenix Inn
 
Friday, February 22
 

8:00am

Skeleton Crew Meeting
All skeleton crew are required to attend to get assignments for the day

Speakers
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Ronn Campbell

Festival TD/ Scheduling Czar
Ronn is currently an Senior Associate Professor of Theatre at Columbia Basin College. He holds a M.F.A. in scenic/lighting design from Humboldt State University. Ronn has designed scenery, lighting and sound for Snowy Range Summer Theatre, Washington East Opera, CBC Summer Theatre... Read More →


Friday February 22, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

8:00am

National Committee Meeting- closed
Meeting of National KCACTF representatives at festival for awards and meritorious recognition. R7 Chair, Vice-chairs, DTM Chair and NPP Chair attend with the National Team.

Speakers
PD

Patrick Dizney

Chair, KCACTF Region 7


Friday February 22, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
EMU 141 | Umpqua

9:00am

Why Devise? Why Now?
Keep hearing about it and wondering what this whole Devising thing is? Have devising experience and curious about next steps? This panel presentation led by regional faculty and NYC based Blessed Unrest will discuss the unique skills that devising provides for theatre-makers, as well as the challenges you'll face. Presentation followed by discussion. Intended for both faculty and students.


Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 023 | Lease Crutcher Lewis (Mallard Room)

9:00am

Be the Change!
Conversations and discussions about everybody's right to speak up when something - anything is not right or even seems not right.

"I am no longer accepting things I cannot change
I am changing things that I cannot accept"

Speakers
JC

Jane Childs

Stage Craft Institute of Las Vegas


Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 230 | Swindells

9:00am

Production Response - Evil Dead, the Musical
The festival production will receive a response for their performance. Entire cast and production crew are invited to attend.


Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

9:00am

Respondent Training Revisited
Production response lies at the heart of the KCACTF organization, and being prepared academically, mentally, and physically for responding is an ongoing process. Please join us as we endeavor to create a comprehensive approach to responding and response training that will serve the region and the greater KCACTF Organization in a positive and educational manner.


Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
EMU 140 | Rogue

9:00am

Open Jar Institute Auditions
Audition to be one of 60 students selected to spend a week in NYC working one-on-one with Broadway’s best professionals at The Open Jar Institute during the summer of 2018. Work with Tony Winners Susan Stroman, Lynn Ahrens, Joanna Gleason and many more Broadway professionals. Come ready to learn a dance and bring 32-bar cut to sing. One auditioning student will be selected to receive a $600 scholarship or $200 cash prize!


Speakers
AI

Angelique Ilo

Open Jar Institute



Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 11:50am
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:00am

SDC Directing Initiative Final Responses
Responses to the final round scenes from the previous evening. This is a closed round open only to directing candidates, including those not advancing from the previous round, and their instructors.

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium

9:00am

Gary Garrison National Ten-Minute Award nominees
The six selected playwrights work with a director, dramaturg, and actors to develop a staged reading of their play, followed by a response session with our guest respondents.




Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
Robinson Theatre

9:00am

Festival Registration
Place to pick up show tickets, get any workshop updates and festival information

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 9:00am - 4:55pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

10:30am

DTM Expo response Q & A
Come get some additional feedback on presenting your work from our respondents in a Q & A format


Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

10:30am

Acting in Commercials
Increase your marketability and have fun learning how to transition your stage acting techniques into auditioning and acting for commercials work.

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 023 | Lease Crutcher Lewis (Mallard Room)

10:30am

Tools for Artistic Sound Design
Explore the world of sound design with our Technical Keynote Speaker


Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 140 | Rogue

10:30am

Try to Tie & Dye
Exploring different types of dye, fabric and techniques

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 119 | Diamond Lake

10:30am

Futurists, Surrealists, and Dada (Oh My!): Creative and Compositional Techniques of the Historical Avant-Garde
In this workshop we will explore creative and compositional techniques used by many avant-garde artists in their pursuit of challenging rational and realistic forms of art. The workshop will be broken into 3 parts, taking us from creation to micro performance, before ending with a discussion that will help contextualize the significance of these artistic approaches.

(Please try to avoid scheduling me during core dramaturgy events as I am shadowing the coordinator to possibly step in for next year. Please also avoid Next Step Auditions and the recruiting lunch as I will need to be in attendance for both.)


Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 230 | Swindells

10:30am

Aspire Theatre Leadership Initiative - Finalist Interviews
Jeff Herrmann from Seattle Rep will meet for 30 minutes each with our ASPIRE finalists


Friday February 22, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
EMU 141 | Umpqua

12:00pm

VIP Lunches
Lunches are provided for all festival VIP and coordinators

Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 245 | Gumwood Room

12:00pm

KCACTF Region 7 Town Hall
Faculty, please plan to attend this meeting where we will not only debrief pre-festival and the festival itself, but also work towards planning future festivals. Feedback welcome!

Speakers
PD

Patrick Dizney

Chair, KCACTF Region 7


Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 231-232 | Cedar and Spruce Combined

12:00pm

Institute for Theatre Journalism and Advocacy (ITJA)
A daily meeting for the participants in the ITJA competition.

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 1:20pm
EMU 141 | Umpqua

12:00pm

DTM Design Expo Strike
Students presenting materials in the Design Expo need to strike all of their materials by 4PM today!


Friday February 22, 2019 12:00pm - 5:50pm
EMU 145-146 | Crater Lake Rooms Combined

12:30pm

NPP Meet & Greet
Responses for the 10 minute plays will happen in the Hope theatre directly after the event in the Hope theatre - followed by a NPP meet and greet


Friday February 22, 2019 12:30pm - 3:00pm
Hope Theatre

1:30pm

Arts Administration 101
Exactly what is a not-for-profit organization? what does 501(c)(3) mean and what are the advantages of this classification for performing arts organizations? Frank discussion about some of the challenges in the field, career paths and opportunity for Q&A.

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 1:30pm - 2:50pm
EMU 240 | Oak Room

2:00pm

6:00pm

Irene Ryan Auditions Final Round
Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions Round Three - A maximum of six minutes in the regional final round to present the semi-final round audition scenes plus the monologue or solo musical number from the first round.

Moderators
Speakers
GH

Gregg Henry

Artistic Director of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.



Friday February 22, 2019 6:00pm - 7:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

8:00pm

Awards Ceremony
Festival Awards will be announced

Speakers
PD

Patrick Dizney

Chair, KCACTF Region 7


Friday February 22, 2019 8:00pm - 9:55pm
EMU 244 | Ballroom

9:00pm

Musical Theatre Cabaret
You’ve seen Pitch Perfect. You’ve seen Lip Sync Battle. Now prepare for a competition unlike any at ACTF before.
Teams of five will compete in a spin the wheel karaoke showdown. The team with the best staged performances will move on to Friday’s competition. Are you up for the challenge? Bring your rep books and sign up for an audition for the Monday of KCACTF.
Questions? Contact Sean Stone at sstone8@uwyo.edu.

Speakers

Friday February 22, 2019 9:00pm - 11:50pm
Pocket Theatre

10:00pm

Faculty Lounge
All faculty are invited to enjoy some hospitality with colleagues

Friday February 22, 2019 10:00pm - 11:50pm
Phoenix Room at the Phoenix Inn

10:30pm

Student Party
All students are invited to attend a dance party with a Dance theme

Friday February 22, 2019 10:30pm - 11:50pm
EMU 214 | Redwood Auditorium