Next Steps

The KCACTF Region 2 Next Steps Program provides all Festival registrants an opportunity to network with regional and national companies and schools who are seeking talented Theatre Artists like you! 


Friday, January 26th from 10am – 2pm in the Keystone Lobby at the DoubleTree Downtown Pittsburgh Hotel & Suites


Producing Organizations On Site Include:

  • American Conservatory Theatre

  • Carnegie Mellon University

  • Cincinnati Playhouse

  • Maryland Ensemble Theatre

  • National Theatre Institute – Eugene O’Neill Theater Center 

  • Neighborhood Playhouse


Producing Organizations Participating Virtually Include:

  • Case Western Reserve University

  • Commonwealth Shakespeare Company


Those interested in participating are encouraged to bring copies of their resume and headshot (performers) with them to the Festival. You can also submit these materials along with links to your digital portfolio or video audition submissions to Please format your file names to include your first and last name.