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Tuesday, February 5
 

7:00pm

NPP / SDC / Dramaturgy Orientation & Meet and Greet
Orientation meeting for NPP, SDC, and Dramaturgy participants

Speakers
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →
avatar for Richard

Richard "Buzz" Herman

University of Central Missouri
Richard “Buzz” Herman is Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at the University of Central Missouri.  Buzz currently serves as the NPP National Chair for KCACTF. He is past Region V Chair of NPP, has served a member of the Region V Selection Team.  He has received three KCACTF... Read More →
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Dewey Scott-Wiley

KCACTF Region IV - SDC Coordinator
Dewey Scott-Wiley is the coordinator of Directing Initiatives for KCACTF Region IV. She is a Professor of Theatre, and heads up the performance curriculum at University of South Carolina Aiken. As a professional actor and director, Dewey has worked extensively up and down the east... Read More →
avatar for Lee Shackleford

Lee Shackleford

KCACTF Region IV - NPP Vice Chair, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lee is a writer for stage, screen, and radio with more than 200 produced scripts to his credit. At his "home base," the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he created the Theatre UAB Festival of Ten-Minute Plays in 2003, and has been the Producer of that event ever since.
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →
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Sean Bartley

KCACTF Region IV Dramaturgy, Deputy Coordinator
avatar for Marshall Botvinick

Marshall Botvinick

KCACTF Region IV Dramaturgy Coordinator
Marshall Botvinick is a full-time lecturer at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He is both a playwright and a dramaturg. His plays have been developed at South Carolina Repertory Company and the Mid-America Theater Conference. He is the author of Jonson: Volpone and... Read More →
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Shirley Serotsky

Dramaturgical Respondent
Shirley Serotsky has been a director, dramaturg, artistic leader, educator and programmer in the Washington, DC area since 2001. Between 2008-2016 she served in a series of leadership positions (including Interim Artistic Director for the 2015-2016 season) at Theater J, a professional... Read More →


Tuesday February 5, 2019 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Wofford College - Sallenger Black Box Theatre (RCA) 130 Memorial Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303
 
Wednesday, February 6
 

7:30am

10 Minute Play Audition Set Up
All 10 minute play directors, stage managers and playwrights need to be at this session.

Wednesday February 6, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am
The George - RM 310 George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, 160 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303

8:30am

Arachnathology Rehearsal
1 Act Arachnathology  reading reh 8:30 -10  

Speakers
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →


Wednesday February 6, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Wofford College - Sallenger Black Box Theatre (RCA) 130 Memorial Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303

8:30am

NPP - 10 Minute Play Auditions
All students are welcome to audition for the 10 Minute plays - you can use a prepared monolog or one provided. Irene Ryan participants we will work around your schedule if you are cast.  Check in with the SM outside the room and you will be seen in the order you sign up.


Wednesday February 6, 2019 8:30am - 11:00am
The George - RM 310 George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, 160 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303

10:00am

Invited One-Act Reading and Response: "Arachnathology"
Arachnothogy - by Kimberly Patterson Reading & response 10-11:30am  

Moderators
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Richard

Richard "Buzz" Herman

University of Central Missouri
Richard “Buzz” Herman is Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at the University of Central Missouri.  Buzz currently serves as the NPP National Chair for KCACTF. He is past Region V Chair of NPP, has served a member of the Region V Selection Team.  He has received three KCACTF... Read More →
avatar for Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco is a theatre artist whose work encompasses many aspects of performance, production, activism and education. She firmly believes that through a redefined actor-audience relationship and a “multilingual” approach to performance, theatre can be the catalyst for change... Read More →
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →


Wednesday February 6, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Wofford College - Sallenger Black Box Theatre (RCA) 130 Memorial Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303

12:00pm

Koukla Rehearsal
1 Act Koukla Reading reh. 12-1

Speakers
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →


Wednesday February 6, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Wofford College - Sallenger Black Box Theatre (RCA) 130 Memorial Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303

1:00pm

Invited One-Act Reading and Response: "Koukla"
Invited 1 act Koukla by Ashley McGuire Reading and Response 1-2

Moderators
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Richard

Richard "Buzz" Herman

University of Central Missouri
Richard “Buzz” Herman is Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at the University of Central Missouri.  Buzz currently serves as the NPP National Chair for KCACTF. He is past Region V Chair of NPP, has served a member of the Region V Selection Team.  He has received three KCACTF... Read More →
avatar for Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco is a theatre artist whose work encompasses many aspects of performance, production, activism and education. She firmly believes that through a redefined actor-audience relationship and a “multilingual” approach to performance, theatre can be the catalyst for change... Read More →
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →


Wednesday February 6, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Wofford College - Sallenger Black Box Theatre (RCA) 130 Memorial Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303

4:00pm

Ten Minute Play "A" Cast Rehearsals
Wednesday February 6, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The George Rm 150 George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, 160 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303

4:00pm

Ten Minute Play "C" Cast Rehearsals
Wednesday February 6, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The George- Rm 170

4:00pm

Ten Minute Play "E" Cast Rehearsals
Wednesday February 6, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The George-Rm 280

5:30pm

Ten Minute Play "B" Cast Rehearsals
Wednesday February 6, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The George Rm 150 George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, 160 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303

5:30pm

Ten Minute Play "D" Cast Rehearsals
Wednesday February 6, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The George - Rm 160 George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, 160 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303

5:30pm

Ten Minute Play "F" Cast Rehearsals
Wednesday February 6, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The George - Rm 250 George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, 160 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303
 
Thursday, February 7
 

8:30am

8:30am

Ten Minute Play "B" Cast Rehearsals
Thursday February 7, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Upstate Campus - URC Great Room University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

8:30am

9:00am

Load In Mystery at Midnight
Speakers
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →


Thursday February 7, 2019 9:00am - 12:30pm
Upstate Campus -HPAC Black Box Humanities and Performing Arts Center, 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303

10:00am

10:00am

Ten Minute Play "E" Cast Rehearsals
Thursday February 7, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Upstate Campus - URC Great Room University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

10:00am

1:00pm

NPP Performance and Response: Mystery at Midnight
Mystery at Midnight by Sean McCord

NPP Invited Performance

Moderators
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Richard

Richard "Buzz" Herman

University of Central Missouri
Richard “Buzz” Herman is Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at the University of Central Missouri.  Buzz currently serves as the NPP National Chair for KCACTF. He is past Region V Chair of NPP, has served a member of the Region V Selection Team.  He has received three KCACTF... Read More →
avatar for Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco is a theatre artist whose work encompasses many aspects of performance, production, activism and education. She firmly believes that through a redefined actor-audience relationship and a “multilingual” approach to performance, theatre can be the catalyst for change... Read More →
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →


Thursday February 7, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Upstate Campus -HPAC Black Box Humanities and Performing Arts Center, 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303

2:30pm

Ten Minute Play "D" Cast Rehearsals
Thursday February 7, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Upstate Campus - URC 248 University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

2:30pm

Ten Minute Play "E" Cast Rehearsals
Thursday February 7, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Upstate Campus - URC Great Room University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

2:30pm

3:00pm

Moving Staged Reading Rehearsal
Speakers
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →


Thursday February 7, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Upstate Campus -HPAC Black Box Humanities and Performing Arts Center, 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303

3:30pm

3:30pm

Ten Minute Play "B" Cast Rehearsals
Thursday February 7, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Upstate Campus - URC Great Room University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

3:30pm

Ten Minute Play "C" Cast Rehearsals
Thursday February 7, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Upstate Campus - URC 248 University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

4:00pm

David Shelton Award Winner: Moving - Staged Reading and Response
Moving by Sean McCord

Moderators
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Richard

Richard "Buzz" Herman

University of Central Missouri
Richard “Buzz” Herman is Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at the University of Central Missouri.  Buzz currently serves as the NPP National Chair for KCACTF. He is past Region V Chair of NPP, has served a member of the Region V Selection Team.  He has received three KCACTF... Read More →
avatar for Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco is a theatre artist whose work encompasses many aspects of performance, production, activism and education. She firmly believes that through a redefined actor-audience relationship and a “multilingual” approach to performance, theatre can be the catalyst for change... Read More →
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →


Thursday February 7, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Upstate Campus -HPAC Black Box Humanities and Performing Arts Center, 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303
 
Friday, February 8
 

8:00am

8:00am

Ten Minute Play "E" Cast Rehearsals
Friday February 8, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Upstate Campus - URC 251 University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

8:00am

9:00am

One-Act Reading Rehearsal: "Break"
Speakers
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Wofford College - Sallenger Black Box Theatre (RCA) 130 Memorial Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303

9:30am

9:30am

Ten Minute Play "B" Cast Rehearsals
Friday February 8, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am
Upstate Campus - URC 251 University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC 29303

9:30am

10:00am

Invited One Act Reading and Response: "Break"
Response to follow

Moderators
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Richard

Richard "Buzz" Herman

University of Central Missouri
Richard “Buzz” Herman is Professor Emeritus of Theatre and Dance at the University of Central Missouri.  Buzz currently serves as the NPP National Chair for KCACTF. He is past Region V Chair of NPP, has served a member of the Region V Selection Team.  He has received three KCACTF... Read More →
avatar for Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco is a theatre artist whose work encompasses many aspects of performance, production, activism and education. She firmly believes that through a redefined actor-audience relationship and a “multilingual” approach to performance, theatre can be the catalyst for change... Read More →
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Wofford College - Sallenger Black Box Theatre (RCA) 130 Memorial Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303
 
Saturday, February 9
 

8:00am

Ten Minute Play Festival Tech Rehearsal
Speakers
avatar for Lee Shackleford

Lee Shackleford

KCACTF Region IV - NPP Vice Chair, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lee is a writer for stage, screen, and radio with more than 200 produced scripts to his credit. At his "home base," the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he created the Theatre UAB Festival of Ten-Minute Plays in 2003, and has been the Producer of that event ever since.


Saturday February 9, 2019 8:00am - 10:00am
Upstate Campus -HPAC - Mainstage Humanities and Performing Arts Center 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303

10:30am

PERFORMANCE: Ten Minute Play Festival
Response to follow performance

Speakers
avatar for Lee Shackleford

Lee Shackleford

KCACTF Region IV - NPP Vice Chair, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lee is a writer for stage, screen, and radio with more than 200 produced scripts to his credit. At his "home base," the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he created the Theatre UAB Festival of Ten-Minute Plays in 2003, and has been the Producer of that event ever since.
avatar for Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco is a theatre artist whose work encompasses many aspects of performance, production, activism and education. She firmly believes that through a redefined actor-audience relationship and a “multilingual” approach to performance, theatre can be the catalyst for change... Read More →
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →



Saturday February 9, 2019 10:30am - 12:30pm
Upstate Campus -HPAC - Mainstage Humanities and Performing Arts Center 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303

12:30pm

Load-in and Tech Community Garden
Speakers
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →


Saturday February 9, 2019 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Upstate Campus -HPAC - Mainstage Humanities and Performing Arts Center 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303

3:00pm

NPP Performance and Response: "Community Garden"
Moderators
avatar for Becky K. Becker

Becky K. Becker

KCACTF Region IV NPP Chair, Clemson University
Dr. Becky K. Becker is Chair of the Department of Performing Arts at Clemson University and professor of theatre. She is Chair of the National Playwriting Program for Region IV of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. A director, dramaturg, and playwright, Becky has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco

Elena Velasco is a theatre artist whose work encompasses many aspects of performance, production, activism and education. She firmly believes that through a redefined actor-audience relationship and a “multilingual” approach to performance, theatre can be the catalyst for change... Read More →
avatar for Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley

Laura Smiley – is the NPP Co-chair for Region 2.  Associate Professor of Theatre at Slippery Rock University, Laura’s teaching includes focus on acting: Stanislavski, Uta Hagen & Shakespeare, directing styles, as well as, compassionate yoga practice to strengthen student wellness... Read More →


Saturday February 9, 2019 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Upstate Campus -HPAC - Mainstage Humanities and Performing Arts Center 170 Gramling Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303