Clinton School Speaker Series
Clinton School Distinguished Speaker Series | 1200 President Clinton Avenue | Noon-1p.m.
Henry V: Thursday, Sept. 6
Gee’s Bend: Thursday, Jan. 24
Treasure Island: Thursday, March 7
Death of a Salesman: Thursday, May 1
Avenue Q: Thursday, June 6
Arkansas Repertory Theatre works in partnership with the Clinton School of Public Service to participate in their Distinguished Speaker Series, hosting educational panel discussions on various Rep productions, including A Raisin in the Sun, Hamlet and Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. The panel discussions are led by Producing Artistic Director Bob Hupp and include insights from guest directors, actors and Bob himself on bringing compelling stories to The Rep stage.
Treasure Island cast members Richard B. Watson and Logan Rowland, Treasure Island Creative Team Carla Vitale, Corinne Aquilina and Brett Smock and Producing Artistic Director Bob Hupp at the Clinton School of Public Service. Photo by Jacob Slaton.
Director Gilbert McCauley with Gee's Bend cast members Shannon Lamb and Monica Parks at the Clinton School of Public Service. Photo by Jacob Slaton.
Arkansas Repertory Theatre's Producing Artistic Director Bob Hupp leads a panel discussion with the cast of Henry V Avery Clark, Nikki Coble, Mitch Tebo and D.C. Wright at the Clinton School of Public Service. Photos by Jacob Slaton
Arkansas Rep Producing Artistic Director Bob Hupp leads a panel discussion with the director and members of the cast of A Raisin in the Sun at the Clinton School of Public Service: Lynnette R. Freeman, Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Director Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, Hisham Tawfiq and Assistant Director/Dramaturg Spirit Trickey. Photo by Jacob Slaton.
The Clinton School hosts free public programs, guest lectures and community conversations featuring internationally-prominent leaders and timely topics. This series not only enhances the education of Clinton School students, but also provides a venue for the public to engage in intellectual discussions on the issues of the day. The lecture series features a diverse array of programs ranging from senators, congressman, cabinet officials and ambassadors to renowned academics, corporate CEOs, philanthropists, authors and journalists.
Cast members from Hamlet: Avery Clark, Nikki Coble, Barbara McCulloh and Colin McPhillamy with Producing Artistic Director Bob Hupp at the Clinton School of Public Service. Photo by Jacob Slaton.
Along with President Clinton, among the many who have lectured include Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger; Senators Bob Dole, John Edwards; Jack Danforth and Howard Baker; Presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Jose Maria Aznar of Spain and Fernando Cardoso of Brazil; former First Lady Marta de Fox of Mexico; Bush political advisor Karl Rove; Gates Foundation President Sylvia Matthews; the Rev. Jesse Jackson; renowned scientist Richard Dawkins; New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz and many more.