Opening our doors and creating access to arts experiences for young people at the Kauffman Center
Future Stages Festival
The 9th annual Future Stages Festival will be presented June 12, 2022. Future Stages Festival is a FREE community event that showcases hundreds of young performers on the Kauffman Center stages and invites attendees to enjoy a wide range of diverse performance styles and engaging arts activities. More details will be provided in the coming months.
Coming soon! Community youth performance groups will be invited to submit applications to perform at the next festival. Check back for applications to open in late January/early February 2022.
Since 2014, Future Stages Festival has:
Featured 4,000+ youth performers
Highlighted 70+ community arts performance groups
Welcomed 30,000+ guests
And presented dozens of arts activities for guests of all ages