MILWAUKEE – Marquette Theatre’s fall production To Kill a Mockingbird has been selected to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The performance will be held Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at the Pabst Theater. It is not open to the public.
A final dress rehearsal performance that is open to the public, will be held Wednesday, Jan. 6, at 7 p.m. at the Evan P. & Marion Helfaer Theatre. A donation of $5 is encouraged to support the production at the Pabst Theater.
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival 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.
Through state, regional, and national festivals, KCACTF participants celebrate the creative process, view one another’s work, and share experiences and insights within the community of theater artists. The KCACTF honors excellence of overall production and offers student artists individual recognition through awards and scholarships in playwriting, acting, criticism, directing, and design.
In January and February of each year, regional festivals showcase the finest of each region’s productions and offer a variety of activities, including workshops, symposia, and regional-level award programs.