Experience ICTF

Welcome to the International Collegiate Theatre Festival!

ICTF is an opportunity for collegiate performing arts programs to showcase their productions on the world stage of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For more than twenty years, our company has given select performing arts programs the platform to perform and gain global perspectives during the largest arts festival in the world.

With the logistics and production support provided by ICTF’s team of seasoned professionals, directors and performers are able to focus on presenting their very best production. ICTF and the Fringe are defining experiences for any collegiate performer.

We invite you to apply for the International Collegiate Theatre Festival!

Each August, thousands of performers, directors, writers, producers and countless other artisans converge in Edinburgh, Scotland for the Festival Fringe.  ICTF's commitment to the performing arts allows the brightest students, from North America and abroad, to experience this event as performers and art enthusiasts.



“The Fringe is the most prestigious arts festival in the world!

"For three electric weeks, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival attracts a half-million people to the world's largest performing arts spectacular. The city turns into a wall-to-wall performance space."

Smithsonian Magazine

ICTF to Resume in 2022

Due to the global crisis with COVID-19 ICTF was not held in 2020 or 2021. We are very excited to be planning to celebrate our 10th year of the International Collegiate Theatre Festival in 2022. WorldStrides is closely monitoring the virus and exercising best practices for travel out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff which is of the utmost importance.

We are now accepting interest applications for ICTF 2023 and 2024. Start planning now by submitting your application for this incredible experience!

Most importantly, we hope that you and your families are healthy and safe during this unprecedented time. Our team looks forward to next summer, when we will celebrate 10 years of welcoming performing arts students and faculty to the UK for the greatest arts festival in the world.

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International Collegiate Theatre Festival

218 West Water Street, Suite 400
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Ph: (877) 857-8840