Arkansas Communication 
and Theatre Arts Association
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The 75th Anniversary ACTAA Fall Conference 2014

Make plans to attend and celebrate 
ACTAA's 75th Anniversary!

September 4-6, 2014
Mt. Magazine State Park, Magazine, AR

Make sure to register any guests you may bring for meals!

"Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough." Mary McLeod Bethune

(Left depicts front of t-shirt, and right side is the back.)

    Demo Day will be held 

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 9:30AM to 2:30PM
at Maumelle High School

$10 per student

Cabot Debate Clinic and Tournament
September 26 & 27, 2014

Student Congress 2014
November 9-11

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Upcoming Tournaments

All invitations are posted on the Tournaments page.

Tournament ballots and the AAA event sanctioning form, can also be found on the Tournaments page.

Results from Tournaments are now being posted on our website. Members must log in to see the results page.

Tournament of Champions 2015: 
April 10 & 11, 2015 
Little Rock Central High School

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

09 Sep 2011 • ACTAA Website
04 Sep 2014 3:00 PM • Mount Magazine, AR
04 Sep 2014 3:00 PM • Mount Magazine, AR
13 Sep 2014 9:30 AM • Maumelle 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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