Arkansas Communication 
and Theatre Arts Association

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Fall Conference 2018 Registration is now open!

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Scholarship information 

for 2017-2018 has been posted! 

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Spirit of ACTAA Awards 2018

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ACTAA is a professional non-profit organization that serves the students and teachers of Oral Communication, Debate, Forensic Activities, Theatre, and Dance in Arkansas! 

Its purpose shall be to establish oral communication, debate, dance, and theatre art standards and to encourage communication/theatre art education and scholarship on the elementary, secondary, and college and university levels.


Mission Statement


The Arkansas Communication and Theatre Arts Association is a community of professionals devoted to the rigorous study and ethical practice of oral communication, debate, dance, and theatre arts as an essential discipline, life skill, and art form as components of the core curriculum. Through continuing teacher education, student participation, and scholarly publication the association supports the efforts and continued growth of communication and theatre arts teachers, students, and researchers.

ACTAA offers professional development to educators in the areas of, but are not limited to, instructional strategies, lesson plan sharing, building and maintaining a collaborative learning environment, parental involvement, principles of learning, college forums, debate forums, competitive speech forums, curriculum alignment, mentoring/coaching, advocacy and leadership in communication, theatre arts and humanities, and cognitive research.

Upcoming events

06 Sep 2018 3:30 PM • Four Points by Sheraton, Bentonville, AR

To reach us by mail: 


1818 N Taylor St, Ste B


Little Rock, AR  72207

ACTAA:  Arkansas Communication and Theatre Arts Association is a non-profit professional organization serving educators of Oral Communication, Debate, Forensics, Theatre Arts, and Dance in Arkansas.

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