Arkansas Communication 
and Theatre Arts Association

Registration for Fall Conference 2015 is now open! 

September 10-12, 2015  Red Apple Inn, Heber Springs, AR

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Fall Conference 2015

Meals for any guests you might bring are on a separate event: 

Fall Conference 2015: GUEST MEALS

Order tumblers and buttons:

Fall Conference 2015 Extras: Tumblers & Buttons

Note: Due to technical complications, PayPal is no longer accepted as payment for our events. 

Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience!


Details can be found on the event registration: Demo Day 2015


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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

10 Sep 2015 8:00 AM • Red Apple Inn
10 Sep 2015 3:00 PM • Heber Springs, AR
10 Sep 2015 3:00 PM • Red Apple Inn
19 Sep 2015 9:30 AM • Russellville High School

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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