NextStep

NEXT STEP
Acting Auditions
DTM Portfolio Presentations

Goal

KCACTF Region VII offers Festival participants a wonderful opportunity to take the next step in their educational or professional growth with this chance to be seen and heard by professional theatre companies, casting directors, BA and BFA schools, as well as graduate and summer training programs.

Due to COVID restrictions, this year’s Next Step Auditions and DTM Portfolio Presentations will be entirely online/pre-recorded.

Performers:

You will record and submit a 2-minute max audition video which will include a slate. What you do with these 2 minutes is up to you. You may perform a monologue, a song, 2 contrasting monologues, a monologue, and a song, the choice is yours. Pick material that shows off your personality and talents.

Once you submit your video there is nothing more that you will need to do unless you are informed you are selected for a callback. You will know if you are selected by the first day of the festival.

If you receive a callback, the process is up to the discretion of the individual school and/or company. Be sure to be checking your email on a regular basis so you know what will be required of you if you receive a callback.

Design/Tech/Management (DTM):

Students should prepare a video presentation of your portfolio and/or resume. Your video should be no longer than 5 minutes. Remember, you are showcasing yourself as well as your theatre interests and skills.

Once you submit your video there is nothing more that you will need to do unless you are informed you are selected for an additional interview. You will know if you are selected for an additional interview by the first day of the festival.

Additional interviews are at the discretion of the participating Next Step School and/or Company. Be sure to be checking your email so you know what you will need to do if selected for an additional interview.

Apply for the NextStep programs in Region 7