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The Kentucky Theatre Association is excited to hold its annual conference

November 11- 13th 2016
University of Kentucky Lexington

Fine Arts Building
465 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40506


Conference hotels:
The Holiday Inn Express and Suites (located at the edge of campus)
1000 Export Street
Lexington, KY 40504
Phone 859-389-6800
Room rate is $119 a night – Be sure to mention KTA rate when registering

 Springhill Suites (located off Broadway)
863 S. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40504
Room rate is $124 for 2 Queen Suite / $114 King Size Suite

Reservation Link is http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=KY%20Theatre%20Assc%5ELEXSH%60KYTKYTA%7CKYTKYTB%60114.00-124.00%60USD%60false%605%6011/11/16%6011/13/16%6010/21/16&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes>

Directions From I – 75/ I -64 

  • Take Exit 113  US-27 S/US-68 W/N Broadway Southbound for 3.5 miles
  • Turn left on to Maxwell street for .6 miles
  • Turn left onto Rose Street in two block the Fine Arts Building will be on your left.
  • Parking will not be monitored on Saturday.  Friday will require a parking pass. To obtain a parking pass send $5 to KTA 418 West Short Street Lexington KY 40507

 A link to the campus map:


We are excited to be at the University of Kentucky and the Department of Theatre and Dance. Here is valuable parking information for Friday-Sunday, November 11-13.  A map with highlighted parking areas that require a parking pass on Friday is included with this letter and the parking passes can be purchased through your KTA fees. Saturday and Sunday parking will not require a parking permit however, it will be first come first serve for lots that are closest to the Fine Arts Building. There are hourly pay parking garages located on South Limestone Street next to Kennedy Bookstore.

All buses are required to park at Commonwealth Stadium in the PURPLE lot that is indicated on the enclosed map. The university parking officers have asked that all buses park in actual parking spaces provided. The drop-off and pick-up location for all individuals arriving by bus will be in the drive through lot at the Singletary Center for the Arts located at 405 Rose Street.

Please look at the schedule below for the available drop off times that buses are allowed in that lot:

  • Friday, November 11- 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 12- Any time
  • Sunday, November 13- 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Please pay attention to parking lot signage for areas that may be patrolled on the weekends. The Newman Catholic Center located on Rose Lane does have weekend control for their lot and the lot located directly beside it and behind the Philanthropy Building. We cannot be held responsible should your vehicle get towed if you park in those two lots.

PARKING PASSES are available by sending $5.00 to

Kentucky Theatre Association
418 West Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Please include payment and the address in which you wish to receive the parking pass.

 ** Please see corresponding map of UK for parking lots.



FRIDAY, November 11, 2016
9:00 am Registration opens
9:30 am Load in SCAPA and Clay Co.
10:30 am HS Performance SCAPA:  Dear Kitty: The Intimate World of Anne Frank
11:30 am HS Performance Clay Co.:  How to Kiss a Girl
12:30 pm Load out HS SCAPA and Clay Co.
12:30-2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Load in HS — Atherton
2:30 pm HS Performance Atherton:  Space Girl
3:30 pm Workshop session 1
5:00 pm CT Performance – Actors Collaborative Theatre   Great American Trailer Park  Musical
5:00 pm Workshop session 2
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm      KTA Board meeting
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Roots of the Bluegrass readings
8:00 pm Load in CT Actors/ Paramount

SATURDAY, November 12, 2016
8:00 am Registration opens
8:30 am Mandatory meeting for screening Auditionees 1-85
8:30 am Load in Bryan Station and Bracken
9:00 am CT performance Paramount Players Cabaret
9:30 am HS performance Bryan Station:  The Cagebirds
10:30 am HS performance Bracken Co.:  May I Have Your Attention Please?
10:30 am CT performance Actors for Children Theatre:  Hoodie
11:30 am Workshop session 3  — Special Guest: KDE Dr. Kyle Lee
12:30 pm CT load in Village Players and TWO
12:45 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Mandatory meeting for Auditionees 86-185
1:15 pm Load in Corbin     & Apollo
2:00 pm HS Performance Corbin:  Still Waters Run Deep
3:00 pm HS Performance Apollo:  Miss Polly’s Institute for Criminally Damaged Young Ladies Puts on a Show
3:30 pm CT Performance Village Players of Fort Thomas:   In [Blank] We Trust
4:15 pm Workshop session 5
5:00 pm CT Performance Theatre Workshop Owensboro:   Who am I This Time?
7:00 pm Awards and Annual Meeting

SUNDAY, November 13, 2016
8:30 am  Registration opens
9:00 am Mandatory meeting for Auditionees 186-280
9:30 am-2:00 pm Screening auditions



Please see corresponding map for marked areas.

Bowman’s Den- 220 Avenue of the Champions (UK Dining)


Monday-Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Monday-Friday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Panda Express
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Greens to Go
Monday-Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Monday-Friday: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed


The 90- 440 Hilltop Avenue (UK Dining)

Fresh Food Company
Friday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

La Madeleine®
Friday: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Taco Bell®
Friday: 10:30 am – 1:00 am
Saturday: 12:00 pm – 1:00 am
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 12:00 am

Aqua Sushi®
Friday: 10:30 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday: 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday, CLOSED

Wildcat Pantry
Friday: 7:00 am – 1:00 am
Saturday-Sunday: 12:00 pm – 1:00 am




Papa Johns



Bangkok House


Close to Kennedy’s Bookstore (5-10- minute walk from the Fine Arts Building)

Steak & Shake




Noodles & Company

Street Craves

Jimmy John’s


(About a 10-minute walk from the Fine Arts Building)




Jamba Juice

Firehouse Subs

Raising Cane’s Chicken

Mellow Mushroom