New Works Festival 2020 - PUP FEST 2020 is a FREE, one-time event. Performances will live-streamed over the Zoom platform on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 1:00pm. All six plays will be performed at this event. To join the virtual performances, audience members must RSVP in advance at juniorplayers.org/tickets. Patrons will then be emailed their virtual access link prior to the performance. More information can be found by visiting www.kitchendogtheater.org or www.juniorplayers.org.
This year's festival also features the nineteenth year of Playwrights Under Progress (PUP) Fest, co-produced with D-PAC (Dallas - Playwriting Arts Collective), an alliance between KDT, Dallas ISD and local youth organization Junior Players created to provide innovative programs and opportunities for high school playwrights. Written and performed by some of the Metroplex's finest high school talent, this year's PUP Fest will feature an afternoon of six world premiere virtual readings mentored and developed through playwriting workshops with local celebrated playwrights Erin Ryan Burdette and Haley Nelson. This year’s fest will also include 3 master acting online workshops for all PUP student participants, led by PUP Fest director/alum Montgomery Sutton.