Strengthening NC’s vibrant theatre industry and engaging tomorrow’s artists, audiences and advocates.
NCTC Play Festivals
The NCTC High School Play Festival
The NCTC High School Play Festival showcases the talent of more than 3,000 students from 100+ schools, in nearly 130 productions. Affectionately known as the “State Football Championships of Theatre,” the top 2 shows at the State Festival go on to a national Festival.
At the NCTC Middle School Play Festival, schools from all across the state come together to share their talents and celebrate their collective achievements. At the end of the Festival, numerous awards are presented in an exciting ceremony that celebrates the achievements of all participants.