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Future Stages Festival

Save the Date:
7th Annual Future Stages Festival

Sunday, June 14, 2020 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts will continue celebrating young, talented Kansas City artists at the 7th annual Future Stages Festival on Sunday, June 14, 2020. This FREE community festival showcases hundreds of young performers on the Kauffman Center stages, and guests can enjoy a wide-range of diverse performance styles and engaging arts activities. More details about the festival will be provided in the coming months.

Since 2014, Future Stages Festival has:

  • Featured 3,500+ youth performers
  • Highlighted 70+ community arts performance groups
  • Welcomed 30,000+ guests
  • And presented dozens of arts activities for guests of all ages

Register now to win FREE tickets

Register now and you will automatically be entered to win four tickets to an upcoming performance at the Kauffman Center. While tickets are not required for this event, all registrants will receive updates, performance schedules, and more information as the event approaches.


Respond to the Facebook event to let others know you’re coming to the festival!

Youth Performers Wanted!

Community performance groups are invited submit applications to perform at Future Stages Festival! More information about performing at the festival can be found in the applications below.

Large Group Performance Application – More than 10 performers

Small Group Performance Application – Fewer than 10 performers

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 2020 is presented by premier partner:

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