You can find the schedule for festival by downloading the Guidebook App to your mobile devise.  In Guidebook, search for and download the KCACTF2 Festival 52 schedule by searching on the keywards “Kennedy Maryland.”

There is also a web-based schedule that can be found here.

Lastly, it’s not super user-friendly, but you can find a listing of festival activities in this document – ACTF Master Schedule.

FESTIVAL 52 at the University of Maryland

Festival 52 will be held at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, at The University of Maryland, College Park, MD – January 14-18, 2020.

  • Onsite check-in/registration January 14, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM.  Festival Kick-off at 8:00 PM.
  • Closing ceremonies will be in the evening of January 18, 2020.

Festival Hotels

Below are the two official host hotels for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. These are the only hotels that will be on the bus loop. Should you book rooms with another hotel, you assume the responsibility of transporting yourself to and from campus.

Please reach out to Andy Truscott at with any questions you may have regarding the room blocks.


7777 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740
(301) 277-7777

Distance to The Clarice Center: 1.5 miles / 6-minute drive / 20-minute walk

Cost per night: $109 plus applicable taxes. Complimentary wifi and guest shuttle within 3 mile radius (as available)

Parking: $10 per day per car (discounted from $24 per day per car)

Room Capacities:
Queen rooms can accommodate four (4) people
King rooms can accommodate four (4) people. All KING ROOMS have a FULL SIZE sofa bed.

Food On Site: Located on the first floor of The Hotel at UMD are a number of restaurants, coffee shops, and breakfast locations. Old Maryland Grill will offer a 10% discount to all Festival attendees that present their badge.

Nearby: A number of popular retail locations are only a 0.4 mile walk away include: Target, CVS Pharmacy, Papa Johns, Jimmy Johns, 7-Eleven, Subway, and more! 

Reserve: To make your reservation please call 301-277-7777 and reference group ID 175003 or Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

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