Festival of the Kid

Festival of the Kid produces the winning entries from our annual Neighborhood Play Contest every Spring. They pieces are written by kids, performed by kids, and directed by local professionals. 

Get a glimpse into the minds of today's kids at this one-of-a-kind play festival!


Auditions for Festival of the Kid 2021

Calling All Youth Actors • All are welcome • National Auditions 

Saturday, Feb 27, 12:00 – 3:00 and Sunday, Feb 28, 2:00 – 5:00

Please call 817-784-9378 to make your appointment.  Auditions will be scheduled hourly.

Rehearsals and Recording dates (all via zoom) are:

  • On Saturdays, March 27-May 1, 9:00 – 4:00
  • Actors will be scheduled throughout the day; no actors will be called for the entire time. While we prefer that you are available for the whole day, you may list your conflicts on the form we send you after you register.

To be eligible to participate, students must have access to:

  • zoom meetings
  • reliable wifi

The Festival of the Kid is our annual spring production of the winning pieces from our Fall Neighborhood Play Contest, open to North Texas  students from kindergarten to senior year.

The whole Festival 2021 will consist of readings from the winning pieces and take place 
online—from auditions to rehearsals to performance.

Material will be rehearsed and recorded on zoom. We will send a link to view the Festival on our Stage West Education YouTube channel to actors, directors, and teachers.

For audition appointments, call 817-784-9378
For more info, email Beth [at] stagewest.org