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  • Blue Ridge Public Radio / NPR feature on ACA

    Goal: Complex, Experimental Theater. Audience: Children Listen to the interview with Matt Peiken or read the transcript below! Tiffany Copeland (left) and Edwin Salas performing in “The Warp and the Weft.” CREDIT COURTESY OF ASHEVILLE CREATIVE ARTS Abby Felder wanted to pursue experimental theater after college, so the North Carolina native moved to Asheville seven […]

  • Asheville Creative Arts debuts its latest original production

    Posted on March 21, 2019 by Thomas Calder There is plenty to unpack in Asheville Creative Arts’ latest original production, The Warp & The Weft. The professional children’s theater group will debut the hourlong performance on Friday, April 19, at The Magnetic Theatre. Combining puppetry, live folk music, video and storytelling, the piece explores the […]

  • Bugs: Reencontrando la humanidad desde la perspectiva de los insectos

    Por Judith Barriga  | jbarriga@norsanmedia.com Charlotte NC. –  En una era en donde la información se diluye tan rápido entre mensajes, videos y fotografías sin sentido, es difícil entender la cultura de amarse a uno mismo, sin perder la empatía por los demás. Es común,  entre humanos, interactuar sin realmente comunicarse. ‘BUGS’ o  ‘Insectos’, es una […]

  • The Magnetic Theatre gets infested with ‘Bugs!’

    Named a ‘Best Bet,’ the Mountain Xpress notes BUGS! is “(a) beautiful allegory about how important it is to listen and look for the humanity in others in order to have a more harmonious and healthy and functioning world around us.” 

  • Theater review: ‘Failure, A Love Story’ by Asheville Creative Arts

    Posted on April 9, 2018 by Jeff Messer LIFE LESSONS: Daniele Martin, Julia Cunnigham and Kelsey Sewell take audiences on a journey of love, loss and time in Failure: A Love Story, the latest production by Asheville Creative Arts. Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Malinak Asheville Creative Arts has accomplished something haunting, romantic, nostalgic and innovative in Failure: A Love Story by […]

  • A Response to Loss: How Do We Lead the Conversation for our Young People?

    When we founded ACA it was with the belief that our young audiences are intelligent, sensitive, and capable of creative thinking. Our work never takes them for granted, and strives to challenge their imaginations and acknowledge the complexity of their emotions.   Our current production, FAILURE: A LOVE STORY, addresses themes of love, as well […]

  • Asheville Creative Arts Announces the Launch of Summer Theatre Camp 2018

    Asheville Creative Arts Announces the Launch of Summer Theatre Camp 2018

    Asheville, NC- Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville’s professional children’s theatre, announces expanded educational opportunities in its 6th milestone season with an inaugural session of Summer Theatre Camp for ages 8-11, to be held at Hanger Hall (64 W. T. Weaver Blvd). This week-long camp will run from 9am-5pm with early drop-off and late pick-up available […]

  • FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Announced as ACA’s Spring Show April 2018

    Asheville, NC- Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville’s professional children’s theatre announces the first production of its 6th Season, FAILURE: A LOVE STORY, a whimsical modern fairytale with direction by Abby Felder and Eva von Schweinitz,  and musical direction and arranging by Gina Stewart and Brenda Gambill of Jonesalee.     The show, which will be […]

  • ACA Announces 6th Milestone Season 2017-18

    ACA Announces 6th Milestone Season 2017-18

    Asheville, NC- Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville’s professional children’s theatre continues to build on new initiatives unveiled in its 5th Milestone Season, growing into its 6th year with innovative MainStage productions, including BUGS!, plus the launch of its mobile unit with the touring puppet musical, SLUG & SNAIL, the continuation of its Incubator Series with […]

  • Radio Interview: Daniele Martin and DeWayne Barton Discuss The Ghostlight Project

    Radio Interview: Daniele Martin and DeWayne Barton Discuss The Ghostlight Project

    May 5, 2017 – News Team Correspondent Peter Kent speaks with Danielle Martin and Dewayne Barton about the Ghostlight Project. Listen now as Daniele and DeWayne discuss recent history of Arts and Activism and the growing partnership between Hood Huggers International and Asheville Creative Arts.