Now Accepting Scholarship Applications!

Click the link below to submit your application for the Christen Burke Pitts Excellence in Education Scholarship.

Applications must be received by August 30th, 2022.

Click for Application!

ACT II Presents ACTing Out!

Theater Class with Angela Collier

Learn how to express yourself, make big choices, & get out of your comfort zone!

Theater 1: for beginner levels. 

Start date: Jan. 10th, 2023

End date: Apr. 11th, 2023

Classes will meet weekly on Tuesdays.

Group A (kindergarten-5th grade) will meet 12-1pm.

Group B (6th-12th grade) will meet 1:15-2:15pm.

Theater 2: for intermediate levels.

Start date: Jan. 13th, 2023

End date: Apr. 14th, 2023

Classes will meet weekly on Fridays.

Group C (kindergarten-5th grade) will meet 12-1pm.

Group D (6th-12th grade) will meet 1:15-2:15pm.



*Payment plans available upon request. Please contact Executive Director, Sydney Wolfe, for more information.

*Limited number of needs-based scholarships available. Please contact Executive Director, Sydney Wolfe, to learn more.


Student Matinee Performances

Throughout each season, Argenta Community Theater offers daytime student matinee performances for field-trip groups for school appropriate performances.

For the 2022-2023 Season, student matinees are available for:

White Christmas

Thursday, Dec. 8th, 2022. 10:30am

Thursday, Dec. 15th, 2022. 10:30am



Check back soon for more details!

Contact Us to learn more or register your class to attend a performance!

Argenta Community Theater Instructors

Karen Q. Clark

Vocal Music Instructor

Karen holds both her Bachelor and Master of Music in Vocal Performance and trained at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She even studied voice with Marni Nixon, the voice behind Audrey Hepburn in the film “My Fair Lady”. She currently teaches music at Episcopal Collegiate School where she has been honored with the Outstanding Lower School Faculty Award.

Angela Collier

ACT Educational Program Coordinator, Vocal Music Instructor

Angela Collier resides in North Little Rock with her family (Daniel, Lucy, Will, and Piper the Dog). She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Musical Theatre from Ouachita Baptist University where she graduated cum laude. Angela has been honored to work as a teaching artist, director and actor in various theaters across the United States – including Missoula Children’s Theatre, Dallas Children’s Theatre, and Wildwood Park. Angela is a member of the Arkansas Arts Council’s Teaching Artist Roster, which allows her to share the arts with communities across Arkansas. A lot of this work has been with Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council and Arts Integration Services. She also owns and operates her own voice studio, AKCollier Studio, LLC. Learn more about Angela at

Ben Grimes

Second ACT Program Director, Acting Instructor

Ben has over 25 years of experience in theatre as an actor and director. He has performed professionally in New York and Chicago, as well as in multiple regional and touring productions. Ben received his training from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University. He has also just completed his first year at the Clinton School of Public Service where he is developing a theater that highlights and addresses common veteran issues and struggles.

Laura Grimes

Acting Instructor

Laura has more than 25 years of experience as an actor, director and designer for theater and film. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Hendrix College and completed the physical theatre program at the Accademia Del’Arte in Arezzo, Italy and the Professional Actor Training Program at Sanford Meisner’s prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City. She has performed and directed in New York, Europe, and regionally.

Warren McCullough

Film Instructor

Warren spent his early career in Los Angeles where he starred in national TV commercials such as Jaguar, Bud Light, Zicam, Natural Light and Goodyear. He has worked with such stars as Jennifer Lopez, Molly Sims and Steve Carell and has acted in over 21 films and dozens of plays.

Christen Pitts

ACTing Up Program Director, Dance Instructor

Christen is the Founder/Director of the North Little Rock High School Dance Program and Dance Troupe. She holds her MEd from UALR and a BA in Drama/Dance Performance from the University of Arkansas. She has been a professional choreographer, performer and teacher for over 25 years. She received the 2012 Governor’s Arts Council Award.