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Virtual Future Stages Festival

Enjoy a full weekend of virtual Future Stages content!

June 12 and 13, 2021, the Kauffman Center will debut a weekend of FREE compelling performance videos, engaging youth-friendly activities and one-of-a-kind live-streamed content, all available through the Center’s website and social media channels. In response to COVID-19 and with the health and safety of our performers, partners, guests, volunteers and staff top of mind, the Kauffman Center decided to move the event to a virtual stage.

RSVP for the Event

RSVP today to receive more information and to receive a coupon packet to local businesses after the festival concludes.

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Performance Group Applications Available Now!

All application materials must be received by Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Please email with any questions.

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Check back here for more updates on virtual Future Stages Festival 2021 soon!

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A Message From Premier Partner Saint Luke’s Health System

Virtual Future Stages Festival is presented by Premier Partner Saint Luke’s Health System

This project is supported in part by the Marlese and Robert Gourley Children’s Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Missouri Arts Council.