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Children's Theatre Internships

The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre offers a limited number of paid, season long internships to those who wish to work with its performance and production staff in an education program designed to prepare them to enter the professional theatre field. Students who have secured a degree in theatre, graduates, or other professionals actively pursuing careers in professional theatre are eligible to apply.

The Arkansas Arts Center Theatre interns should be self-confident, have a strong work ethic, be a natural team player, possess strong communication skills, take criticism and direction well, have the ability to multi-task, and know how to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.


Internship Applications + Auditions

We are now accepting performance and production internship applications for our 2019–2020 season! To apply, please submit your resume and a letter of intent to StageManager@arkansasartscenter.org.

If you are applying to be a performance intern, please audition on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Audition slots begin at 5 p.m. Email StageManager@arkansasartscenter.org or call 501-396-0336 to schedule an audition time. Click here to read more about Adult Auditions.


Recognized by The Drama League as one of the best regional theatre companies in America, the Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre is the only professional company in Arkansas that produces children's literary works for the stage. Since 1979, Children's Theatre has been creating exceptional theatre for family audiences. 

For more information, please contact us at StageManager@arkansasartscenter.org.

Current Interns 

 

Georgeann Burbank (Performance Intern) is excited to join the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre. She is a graduate of Henderson State University where she received her B.A. in Theatre. She has been dramatic all her life but didn’t start theatre until junior high and she’s loved it ever since. Favorite credits include: Nellie Lovette in Sweeney Todd, Cassandra and Sonia in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christmas Eve in Avenue Q, and Rosalind Franklin in Photograph 51.

Mackenzie Holtzclaw (Performance Intern) is making her AACCT debut in Curious George: The Golden Meatball. A B.F.A. Musical Theatre graduate from Ouachita Baptist University, some of her credits include Ouachita Baptist University’s productions of Seussical the Musical (Gertrude McFuzz) and To Kill a Mockingbird (Mayella Ewell), and Murry’s Dinner Playhouse Theatre’s production of Wizard of Oz (Dorothy Understudy). “A big thanks to Bradley for this opportunity, and a thanks to the cast and crew for making this a wonderful experience!”

Braxton Johnson (Performance Intern) is thrilled to be joining such an amazing company here at the Arkansas Arts Center. He has enjoyed participating in many local productions in the central Arkansas area. Favorite roles include the Earthworm in James and the Giant Peach, Dr.Frank N Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Cowardly Lion in The Wiz, Adolfo Pirelli in Sweeney Todd, and The Man in the Yellow Suit in Tuck Everlasting. Braxton would like to thank everyone who has made this opportunity possible, as well as the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre directors and staff for such an amazing opportunity to perform with some of the best storytellers in the state.

 

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