Huntsville, AL 35802
Ars Nova, Inc., is a non-profit organization which has a two-fold mission. The corporation operates Ars Nova School of the Arts, providing musical and theatrical education for children and adults of all ages.
To continue the development of advanced students and faculty, Ars Nova offers productions in the Von Braun Center Playhouse and other local performance venues. It is Ars Nova’s goal and mission to nurture excellence in the student and enhance the community’s cultural awareness with outstanding presentations in opera, operetta and musical theatre.
Nurturing the Art of Excellence
Huntsville, AL 35801
The purpose of Theatre Huntsville shall be to foster, encourage, strengthen and perpetuate Member and civic interest in the legitimate theatre and the dramatic arts, primarily through the production of theatrical performances.
Theatre Huntsville shall endeavor to educate and train its Members, students, and other interested members of the community in the areas of acting, direction, sets, lights, sound, make-up, costumes, properties, all other areas of stagecraft, and administrative management of community theater, through discussions, lectures, meetings, workshops, apprenticeships, tutorials, and on-the-job training conducted by members and other qualified personnel.
Theatre Huntsville (TH) presents our Main Stage Subscription Season at the Von Braun Center Playhouse, running from September through July. TH performs 7 shows of each production over two consecutive weekends.
Theatre Huntsville is committed to bringing the highest level of artistic quality to our stage – producing new and classic works. TH is a charter member of The Arts Council, and is very active in promoting the arts in Huntsville. As a member of the American Association of Community Theatres and the Alabama Conference of Theatre, we stay connected to other theatres around the country for increased artistic awareness and best practices.
Auditions are open to the entire community, encouraging new and emerging artists to participate alongside seasoned performers. There are many new faces on our stage every year, as well as novice technicians back stage. TH has numerous volunteers that have worked as professional actors, technicians and musicians both in Huntsville and other markets. The seasoned artists elevate the quality of our productions and allow in-house training of our emerging artists. The growth of working professionals in the arts will help the sector grow and positively influence the economic impact of the arts in our community.
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