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.
Currently, all internships have been filled. Please check back for future internship opportunities.
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.
Cathleen Brignac (Production Intern) graduated in 2014 with a BFA in painting. She designs and builds costumes and props professionally for film and theatre and also in her spare time for cosplay. She most recently finished a costume internship with the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Company in the summer 2014 season.
Paige Carpenter (Production Intern) made her debut at the AACCT as “The Uninvited Fairy” in last season’s original production of Sleeping Beauty. She is delighted to have the opportunity to return for the duration of the 2014-2015 season during which time she hopes to perform in many roles both onstage and off. Paige was born and raised on a small farm in rural Arkansas the daughter of two lab-trained scientists. After high school, she attended Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, where she broke the family mold by earning a BA in English Literature. Paige would like to thank the theater staff for being such welcoming and patient teachers. She also thanks her parents and husband for their incredible support as she pursues her passion and you, the audience, for supporting live theater.
Genevieve West Fulks (Production Intern) was recently seen as Hattie Dog in Go, Dog. Go! and as the Blue-Haired Fairy in Pinocchio. She holds a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from UCA and Master of Music in opera from the University of Tennessee. Genevieve has performed with Knoxville Opera, Opera in the Rock, Opera Experience Southeast, Conway Dinner Theatre, and the Maumelle Players. Some of her favorite roles include Monica in The Medium, Musetta in La Boheme, Cinderella in Cinderella, and Yum-Yum in The Mikado.
Lauren Linton (Production Intern) is so excited to be working with AACCT this season. She recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre from Ouachita Baptist University and cannot wait to share the wonder of theatre with Arkansas' youth! She was recently seen in OBU's production as Josie Swane in By the Bog of Cats. Other credits include Wiley in Wiley and the Hairy Man, the Cat in the Hat in Seussical, Jr., Little red Riding Hood in Into the Woods, and -her personal favorite- The Mute in The Fantasticks. Although native to Tennessee, Lauren has loved being involved in the arts here in the beautiful state of Arkansas and hopes to continue to live, grow, and give back here in the Little Rock area.