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Future Stages Festival

Future Stages Festival, June 12 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Free event, Family friendly
Future Stages Festival will take place on June 12, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 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. RSVP today and be automatically entered into a drawing for a family 4-pack of tickets to an upcoming Kauffman Center Presents performance.

RSVP for Future Stages!    Stage Schedules

Performance Group Bios   Festival FAQ

Registration is optional, but strongly encouraged. Tickets are not required or issued, but registrants will receive updated details regarding performance and activity schedules in the weeks leading up to the event as well as sneak peeks and announcements. 

COVID-19 Policy: Public events no longer require proof of vaccination. Masks are encouraged for all guests. Learn more. All COVID-19 policies continue to be evaluated based on local health department guidance and are subject to change.

Watch the KCPT video below for highlights of all there is to see and do at Future Stages Festival.

A Message From Premier Partner Saint Luke’s Health System

Future Stages Festival is presented by Premier Partner

This project is also supported by:

  • Richard J. Stern Foundation for the Arts – Commerce Bank, Trustee
  • Anonymous
  • Marlese and Robert Gourley Children’s Fund
  • Frank and Margaret McGee Fund


Additional support provided by Cumulus Media and KCUR 89.3 & 91.9 Classical KC.