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Future Stages Festival

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts celebrated Kansas City arts at the 6th annual Future Stages Festival on Sunday, June 16, 2019. This FREE community festival showcased hundreds of young performers on the Kauffman Center stages, and guests enjoyed a wide-range of diverse performance styles and engaging arts activities. Click here to view pictures highlighting all the fun at the 6th annual Future Stages Festival.

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

The 7th annual Future Stages Festival will be presented in June 2020, and more details will be provided in the coming months. Community performance groups will be invited to submit applications to perform at the next festival near the end of 2019.

Check back soon for more information regarding Future Stages Festival 2020!

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

Future Stages Festival 2019, Free Event, Sponsors, Thank You