Sponsors & Partners

Special thanks to our affiliates and sponsors!

For information on becoming a KCACTF Festival Sponsor, partner or exhibitor, please contact one of the Regional Chairs.

Advanced Lighting and Production Services (ALPS)

ALPS is one of New England’s most comprehensive sources for theatrical lighting and effects. As a full service organization, ALPS has earned an excellent reputation with KCACTF Region 1, providing excellent master classes and equipment for festival venues.

Barbizon Lighting Company

Lighting equipment, accessories and installation for Theater, Film & Television studios and Architectural spaces. . For many decades, Barbizon has partnered with KCACTF to sponsor KCACTF Awards for Theatrical Design Excellence.

Boston Illumination Group, Inc.


Focal Press

Focal Press publishes the best Theatre books covering Acting, Costume, Makeup, Lighting, Sets, Drawing, Rendering, Worship Technology, Scenic Art and much more. Focal Press gifts books to all award reciptints acroos the eight KCACTF regiopns. In adition the have created the FOCAL Press/Rafael Jaen Show Case Award dedicated to students presenting their work for the first time as a regional entry at the Design-Technology and Managements exhibit at each KCACTF region. The award honors design substance and innovative ideas and is meant to inspire young DTM practitioners encouraging their learning in the Design, Technologies and Management fields. Award recipients receive a FPRJ certificate, a Focal Press credit to purchase three (Focal Press) books of their choice, and an opportunity to have their work represented at the USITT Conference as part of the KCACTF Digital display.

The New England Section of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology


The Stage Craft Institute Las Vegas

The Stage Craft Institute Las Vegas (SILV) is a proud sponsor of DTM scholarships both at the regional and national levels.

The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas has partnered with KCACTF to create the Award For Excellence in Technology and Design so students from each region a one-week master class in the area of their choice. SILV classes may include Computer Drafting, Computer Modeling, Rigging, Automation, Props & SFX, Sound, Makeup & Masks, Wigs, Lighting Technology, Patterning, Projections & Video, and Moving Lights.

Each award includes a full tuition grant, housing, daily breakfast and lunch. Transportation is not included. At each regional festival, a team of theatre design and technology respondents will select a student exhibiting outstanding achievement in their area of allied theatre technology, crafts or design as the award recipient.


StageSource reaches over 6,000 households and businesses including individual theatre artists (actors, directors, designers, playwrights, and other theatre professionals), 220 theatre, film, casting, audio, video, service and theatre support companies, and over 50,000 patrons directly and hundreds of thousands more through our member theatres. Our members are located throughout New England, New York and beyond. StageSource has partnered with KCACTF Region1 to award Stage Management Fellows with free one-year memberships.


URTA is a proud sponsor of DTM activities at the national KCACTF festival.


USITT is a proud sponsor of DTM activities at the national USITT Conference.

For information on becoming a KCACTF Festival Sponsor, partner or exhibitor, please contact one of the Regional Chairs.