There is a manditory meeting the first
day of the festival for all Stage
Managers. We will schedule all events
connected to this event at the meeting.
The Tech Olympics is an opportunity for Technical theatre Students to show of their skills in several events. Get your team ready now!
Collaborative Theatre Challenge Links
Design Technology & Managment
Welcome to KCACTF Design, Technology and Management for Region VII. The DTM Expo gives you an opportunity to formally gather to display your design materials and sharpen your presentational skills in a safe and positive learning environment. This event will provide you with a venue listen to feedback from professionals in the industry and learn about all different forms of design. You will get to see other works from student designers from regional schools and absorb new ways to approach design and presentation.
Please Note: In order to qualify to display your work at the DTM Expo, you must have completed the design within the Calendar Year (January to December) prior to the festival.
The National Level is for Students with
formalized designs that have been realized
(meaning fully produced) in the areas listed
Open to all students that have completed a
classroom or unrealized design in the following
areas listed below
DTM Expo Areas
- Costume Design
- Lighting Design
- Scenic Design
- Sound Design
- Stage Management (National Level
- Allied Crafts - areas including
(but not limited to) makeup, projection, properties, millinery, masks, tech, wigs, scenic art, draping & tailoring, technical direction, puppets, special effects, costume craft, audio engineering, etc
Display area is typically 3' wide by 4' tall with table space for binders, models etc. Display areas and surface varies each year.
Be prepared to adjust your display to fit. Bring your own fasteners (pins, screws, tape, etc.) and other supplies that you might need. Plan as though there will be nothing provided.
Be sure to remove or redact your
university or college name from all
forms, plots, and any other paperwork.
Video or audio
recording of response session is will
not be permitted. It
is recommended that you enlist someone
to take notes for you during your
Collaborative Theatre Challenge:
An approach to New Play Development through Design
PURPOSE: To raise awareness of the collaborative process in theatre, utilizing new plays as a catalyst for creation and conversation, either through paper design projects, design intensives, or on-site design storm activities at regional festivals. The Collaborative Theatre Challenge in Region 7 pairs a group of student designers with a playwright to visualize a new play for the first time. Their work will be displayed in the design expo at the end of the festival.
The Play for 2019 KCACTF Region 7: Red Days by Rachel Bublitz