AFRICAN AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER​​​​​​

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​​​​WELCOME TO AFRICAN AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER

​​Our mission is to produce engaging, culturally diverse theater from an African American perspective while educating our community on African American history and the arts.

AART Goals:
  • To create opportunities for African American artists, while exercising non-traditional casting to create an all-inclusive tapestry reflective of the members of our community
  • To produce quality cross cultural theater that will enhance the values of the African American community
  • To educate our youth and the community at large to foster a greater awareness of African American history and the arts  
  • To encourage collaborative efforts between organizations from a variety of sectors to leave a lasting impact on our society
  • To use the arts to dispel the stereotypes of the African American community and other cultures

AART UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. The Trip to Bountiful by Horton Foote
    Staged Reading starring IRMA P. HALL Sunday, May 21, 2017 Hall of State 3939 Grand Avenue Dallas, TX 75210 Time: 2 PM Ticket: $15 in advance or $20 at box Horton Foote’s moving play tells the story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman, who longs to return to her beloved hometown one final time before she dies.
  2. FLY by Tray Ellis & Ricardo Kahn
    June 15 - July 1, 2017 MVC Performance Hall 4849 W. Illinois Avenue Dallas, TX 75211 Tickets : $15 - $30 FLY chronicles the hope, endurance, and accomplishments of World War II's heroic African-American Army Air Corp fighters, known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Produced in association with Mountain View College.
  3. Master Acting Classes
    ADULT ACTING CLASS Instructor: Hassan El-Amin July 10, 2017 July 17, 2017 July 24, 2017 Time: 6:30 - 8 PM *************************** YOUTH ACTING WORKSHOP Instructor: Hassan El-Amin July 22., 2017
​​The Trip to Bountiful
by Horton Foote
Staged Reading
AART presents a staged reading of The Trip to Bountiful starring the legendary Irma P. Hall on May 21, 2017 at 2PM located at the Hall of State in the Margaret and Al Hill Auditorium, 3939 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210.  
Horton Foote’s moving play tells the story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman, who longs to escape the cramped Houston apartment where she lives with her protective son, Ludie, and her authoritarian daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae.Carrie wants to return to her beloved hometown of Bountiful, Texas, one final time before she dies. While Ludie is at work and Jessie Mae is at the drugstore, Carrie escapes to the bus station and befriends a young woman named Thelma. The new friends travel toward Bountiful together, but when Carrie arrives in nearby Harrison, Texas, she begins to learn that her beloved town isn’t the same as she remebered it.
 
Sunday, May 21 | 2PM | Hall of State | Advance Ticket $15 or $20 at the door
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