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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 national levels.

“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 nation.”

For more information on the Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre, visit For more information on the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, visit KCACTF.ORG_NATIONAL/Sponsorship.html

Congratulations, and best wishes for the next step!