STATE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR FANTASY PLAYHOUSE CHILDREN’S THEATER & ACADEMY

Emily Rodrick Marketing/PR ManagerFantasy Playhouse Children's Theater & Academy HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (October 21, 2022)- State Senator Tom Butler (R) Madison, State Senator Sam Givhan (R) Huntsville, and Rep. Howard Sanderford (R) Huntsville, along with members of the Alabama Mountains Rivers Valleys (AMRV) Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council recently announced a $25,000 grant to Fantasy Playhouse Children’s … Continue reading STATE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE GRANT FOR FANTASY PLAYHOUSE CHILDREN’S THEATER & ACADEMY

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy Presents Charlotte’s Web

(Huntsville, AL) - Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy is proud to present this theatrical retelling of E.B. White’s children’s book, Charlotte’s Web. For one weekend only, see this literary classic come to life on stage with a cast of 28 local actors, beautiful sets, costumes, and puppets! FPCTA offers five public performances October 14-16, with … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy Presents Charlotte’s Web

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy Opens Fine Arts Preschool Program

Emily Rodrickemily.rodrick@fantasyplayhouse.com(256) 539-6829www.fantasyplayhouse.orgFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy launches new Fine Arts Preschool Program in September helmed by new Preschool Coordinator Maegan McLaughlinHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (August 14, 2022)- This September, Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy (FPCTA) will expand its educational programming to include a new fine arts preschool pilot program. FPCTA’s Fine Arts Preschool Program will specialize … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy Opens Fine Arts Preschool Program

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy Welcomes Stephen Tyler Davis as Artistic Director

By Emily Rodrick-Marketing and Public Relations Manager Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy (FPCTA) is thrilled to announce Stephen Tyler Davis will join the staff as its first ever Artistic Director, effective August 1, 2022. Davis makes his return to North Alabama after 15 years working professionally in New York City as a stage director, … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy Welcomes Stephen Tyler Davis as Artistic Director

Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

By: Emily Rodrick and Megan Nivens-TannettFantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy According to Americans for the Arts, students who take 4 years of arts score 150 points higher on SAT than students who only take ½ year or less. Low-income students highly engaged in arts are 138% more likely to graduate highschool and twice as … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse: Spotlight on the Future

 Seeing The Magic Through Their Eyes at FPCTA

By Kailey BurkhardtFantasy Playhouse and Children’s Theater Academy The excited buzz of hundreds of third and fourth grade voices echoes across the cafeteria. Students sit anxiously awaiting the first actor to emerge from behind the black curtain on stage. They know they are here to see a play, but have no idea what to expect. … Continue reading  Seeing The Magic Through Their Eyes at FPCTA

Fantasy Playhouse A Christmas Carol

By Karen Mockensturm –Executive Director and Megan Carter Having found ways to pivot to virtual programming during 2020, Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy was thrilled to open its doors to in person programming beginning this fall. The pandemic was especially destructive to the arts & culture industry, but Fantasy Playhouse used the opportunity to … Continue reading Fantasy Playhouse A Christmas Carol