Tyke and Moppet

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Come meet Tyke and Moppet: two lovable characters who explore an exciting new world together. Toddlers and preschoolers will delight in this highly interactive, multi-sensory and whimsical journey through friendship. Young ones will become part of the play as Tyke and Moppet romp around and among the audience. Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre Bradley D. Anderson, Artistic Director Tyke and Moppet Devised by AACCT Created and Directed by Katie Campbell Music Composition by Geoffrey Eggleston, Aleigha Morton … Read More

Letter from the Director

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A Note from ToddDespite the weather—severe thunderstorms and tornado watches—the opening of 30 Americans brought an active, inquisitive, and diverse audience through the doors of the AAC. Our opening night speaker, artist Hank Willis Thomas, delivered one of the most engaging and thought-provoking lectures in recent memory. If you have not yet seen 30 Americans, there is still time. Bring a friend. The work encourages discussion! While you are in the building, do not miss ... Read More

Jim Henson Grant Awarded to Children’s Theatre Director

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Katie CampbellKatie Campbell, Company Actor/Director at the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, has received a grant from the Jim Henson Foundation to produce The Ugly Duckling, a reimagining of the classic fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen. The $3,000 grant will provide funds for the production of original music for the play, which will have its world premiere at the Children’s Theatre as part of the 2015 – 2016 season. After seeing a collection of paper ... Read More