About the Kentucky Theatre Association

Our goal is to celebrate the rich and vibrant theatrical activity taking part in Kentucky. We seek to facilitate open communication among the academic, community, and professional theatre companies in the state; promote high theatrical standards; and help build awareness and appreciation for theatre in all its forms.

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Membership

Individual Membership
$ 20 year
Student Membership
$ 10 year

Festivals & Events

High School Festival
Each year, KTA celebrates the best High School Theatre produced in the state. Schools enter our Regional Festival with productions of cuttings or short plays and qualifying entries move on to the State Festival.
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Community Theatre Festival
Each year, KTA celebrates the best Community Theatre produced in the state. At the annual State Theatre Conference, Community Theatres gather to showcase their production work and compete.
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Middle Grades Festival
Each year, KTA celebrates the best Middle School Theatre produced in the state. Schools interested in competing are encouraged to submit productions of cuttings or short plays which will be adjudicated by accomplished theatre professionals.
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Roots of the Bluegrass New Play Festival
Each year, KTA celebrates the stellar work of KY area playwrights during the annual Roots of the Bluegrass New Play Festival.
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SETC Screening Auditions
Each March SETC hosts combined regional Professional Auditions where actors audition for professional work at summer and year round hiring theatres from across the nation
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Recent News

20 Nov 2017
KTA Annual Conference Awards
The Kentucky Theatre Association had a terrific weekend in Pikeville, Kentucky and thanks both the Jenny Wiley Theatre and University of Pikeville for their hospitality!   Communi...
27 Jul 2017
KCAE Vision Paper
22 Oct 2016
2016 High School Festival Region Results
West Apollo High School's production of "Miss Polly's Institute for Criminally Damaged Young Ladies Puts on a Show" will move on to state. It came in at 38:09. Davies County High's pro...

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