Build the Foundation at UM-Flint.

On this page you'll find useful information for taking your theatre education to the next level, whether it is at a theatre or dance conference, in another country in a study aborad course or on the stage at a professional theatre.  We give you the foundation, but you make it happen. 

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Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

KCACTF is a national theatre program that supports university theatres. UM-Flint is an active member of Region 3 (midwest) and participates in the yearly festival. At the festivals, students present their designs, compete for acting scholarships and accolades and view a wide variety of theatre performances. See the link below for more information on this year's regional festival.

American College Dance Festival Association

ACDFA is an organization that promotes the wealth of talent and creativity that is prominent throughout college and university dance departments. UM-Flint is an active member of the East Central region and participates in the yearly festival. Students showcase their own choreography and participate in workshops given by dance professionals. Click the More Link to find out more about this year's festival.

University/Resident Theatre Association

Each year the URTA organization hosts auditions and interviews in New York City and Chicago. Click the More Link to go directly to their website for information on this year's auditions & interviews.

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United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Members of USITT meet every year for a national conference. New industry ideas are shared and networking happens. Check out the website link below for more information on this year's conference.