Any student may take part in the KCACTF Awards for Theatrical Design Excellence, KCACTF Allied Design and Technologies Award and/or the KCACTF Stage Management Fellowship Program, as long as their school has entered at least one associate or participating entry during the festival year. All entries must have been realized and produced at their home institution. Participants must attend their regional festival, and display their supporting materials and documentation.
Only bona fide students are eligible for this award. For the purposes of this award a bona fide student is one who, during the period of initial screening, is: registered as a full-time undergraduate student; registered as a full-time graduate student; a continuing part time student enrolled in a regular degree or certificate program. Student (or school representative) must complete a Festival Registration Form and a Project Registration Form to participate.
Festival Registration: Each student must be registered (either by the student or their school) for the regional festival to participate. Form found at: Festival Registration Form 2014
National design Any student may take part in the national KCACTF Awards for Theatrical Design Excellence and the KCACTF Allied Design and Technologies Award, as long as their school has entered at least one associate or participating entry during the festival year. All entries must have been realized and produced at their home institution. Participants must attend their regional festival, and display their supporting materials and documentation.
Regional only include paper projects or projects that are not being considered for the National Awards. Regional awards are available for these entries. Entries should inform us of their participation by filing the form found at:
Design Tech Regional Entry Form
Each Designer will set up a display at the design exhibit and strike it at the close of the festival –as posted in the festivals program. They will sign up for a time for their critique from an unbiased panel of respondents. Designers may be called back a day or two later for a second response session.
Space and Presentation Requirements
You will be given part of a table space, approximately 30” wide, 18” deep and 4 feet tall. We recommend using a self-standing board to display items and pin pictures on. We also recommend bringing your own model stand if you need more table space. We cannot guarantee that you will be able to attach artwork to the hotel walls.
Designers should present their designs as professionally as possible.
You should be prepared to give a brief verbal overview of your
design that will last no longer than two to three minutes maximum.
You must leave time for the respondents to comment and time is
limited. The visual or audio presentation should be self explanatory
and should include:
your design area and name of show but do not include the name of your school
a brief summary of the design concept (what did you try to
selected important research
include materials that are appropriate to your design such
models or renderings
appropriate paperwork like drafting, thumbnail sketches,
other material that you feel helps explain your approach
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