Michael Harms Theater Festival

The Michael Harms Theater Festival, presented in partnership with Cayuga Community College, fosters greater interest in theater by students and teachers in our area high schools. The program continues to gain wide recognition as a fun and highly educational experience that provides a rare opportunity for both students and teachers to display their outstanding acting and technical achievements in front of their peers and other professional theater practitioners.

The Festival offers high quality workshops for students, led by talented, educated working professionals in many different theater disciplines, ranging from acting, dance, and auditioning to scenic painting, special effects makeup and many more. The Festival ends with an awards ceremony, celebrating the work presented by the students. Cash scholarships are also awarded to students who are judged to be the best in this prestigious competition.


Call (315) 435-2155 or e-mail harmsfest@cnyarts.org with
questions or to be added to an e-mail list for
Spring 2020 Festival dates & details.

Festival Information
Festival Performance Guidelines


Past Festivals

Information on past festivals can be found below. Details include a list of awards and scholarship winners.