Theatre: Department Wins Awards at Annual Festival

2010 KCACTF Regional Winners Group

02.24.10 – For the third consecutive year, students from Colorado State University’s theater program took home major awards at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), held in Reno, Nevada.

Faculty and students representing the department traveled to the University of Nevada on Feb. 15–19 for the annual conference, and won awards in several categories (pictured left to right):

  • Meghan Gray (‘10) for Sound Design
  • Deidre Raph (‘13) for Dramatic Literature and Research in Dramaturgy
  • Christina Fontana (‘10) for Stage Management
  • Sean Cummings (‘12) for Playwriting

For the second year in a row, CSU students will return to Washington, D.C. in April to compete at the prestigious Kennedy Center national conference.

Additionally, Colorado State University has accepted the invitation to host the 2012 regional KCACTF; over 1,200 participants are expected to attend.

According to the KCACTF website, “Started in 1969 by Roger L. Stevens, the Kennedy Center’s founding chairman, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theater program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theater in the United States.”