Students recognized for excellent work in LA Tech University Theatre’s production of KAB Man
Ruston, LA. 31 October 2012.
The Louisiana Tech University Theatre’s production of KAB Man was entered in
the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KC/ACTF). The show
was responded to by Don Hooper and Emily Heugatter on Friday, October 26th.
Several students were recognized for excellence in their specific areas. This
included Irene Ryan Nominations for Rowan Johnson, Jacob D. Guinn, and
Rachael Pace for their roles as BP, KAB Man, and KeeLABelle, respectively.
Additionally, recognized for meritorious achievement in design were Molly Page
as Costume Supervisor and Sarah Flanagan as Properties Designer.
Finally, the entire production of KAB Man was “held for consideration” to be part
of the KC/ACTF Region VI Festival. Under this designation, the Department’s
production moves on to the next step, taking place the weekend of December
7th, in which a committee of theatre professionals will consider shows to be
included in the Festival in February. This year’s Region VI Festival will be held in
Shreveport, LA, at the historic Strand Theatre.
KC/ACTF is a national theatre education program which aims to “identify and
promote quality in college-level theater production.” To this end, selected
students and faculty are invited to participate in KC/ACTF programs involving
scholarships, internships, grants, and awards for actors, directors, dramaturgs,
playwrights, designers, stage managers, and critics at both the regional and
“Last year more than 1,300 productions were entered in the KC/ACTF involving
more than 200,000 students nationwide. By entering this production, our theater
department is sharing in the KC/ACTF goals to recognize, reward, and celebrate
the exemplary work produced in college and university theaters across the
For more information on the Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre,
visit http://www.latechuniversitytheatre.com. For more information on the Kennedy
Center American College Theatre Festival, visit http://www.kcactf.org/
Congratulations, and best wishes for the next step!