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“ITJA Region 4 Students Were the Real Stars” @Southeast Conferences

Institute for Theatre Journalism Advocacy and the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival help put Region IV Students on the map reported by Shugga Rosenbloom          Feb 10, 2022—-For the second consecutive year, students in the communication unit of the University of the Virgin Islands were invited to participate in the 2022 Kennedy …

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Some Friendships are Special Enough to Last: A short Radio Play

by Karon Reynolds Plays can be very diverse in form and The Meredith College Theatre program presented an interesting set of plays known as the Radio Play Series at KCACTF. These plays are simply audio versions of traditional, standard drama performances. In addition to the vocal artists, the technical director, sound effects manager and stage …

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Arts Administration and Media: Upfront and Personal at KCACTF 2022

by Michael Bell (STX, February 6, 2022) During the first week of February,  I had the opportunity to participate in a week-long theatre festival, hosted by The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). KCACTF is a national theater program involving 18,000 students annually from colleges and universities across the country and UVI is part …

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Wiley and the Hairy Man: A review of Paper Theatre

Set deep within the mysterious Tombigbee Swamp, Wiley and the Hairy Man centers around a young fatherless boy, his conjure-woman mother, his faithful dog, and the Hairy Man who haunts Wiley’s days and dreams. by Hiliary Gordon also printed @https://www.kcactf4.org/itja/6121/wiley-and-the-hairy-man/ The play, Wiley and the Hairy Man, written by Susan Zeder and directed by Brad …

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KACTF presents play about Ethel Waters: More than Sweet

by Indeyah Todman (STX, February 5, 2022) Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) “Sweet Mama Stringbean,” is more than sweet. Directed by Evelyn D. Tyler, a cast of talented Florida A&M University (FAMU) student actors bring playwright Beth Turner’s vision to life in the hour-long play. Behind the play is a prolific group of skillful stage management, …