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Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

The National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award

The National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting AwardThis award recognizes an outstanding student-written play selected from eight nominations, one from each of the eight regions. Each region will nominate a play of any length representing the best-written, best-crafted script with the strongest writer's "voice."

The award recipient will be selected by a reading panel named by the National Partners of the American Theatre. The award recipient will receive a tuition waiver, travel, lodging, and per diem to attend Playwriting and Transition to Media, sponsored by the University of Nevada Las Vegas and led by distinguished KCACTF Alum, Sean Clark

The National Partners of the American Theatre Playwriting Award Winners

2011
Target Behavior by Caity Shea Violette, University of Minnesota-Duluth

2010
Viking-American by Mikala Hansen, Western Michigan University

2009
Dead in the Kitchen by Jamie Cruz, University of Wyoming