Anna Kimmell

Director of Education

Anna Kimmell joins the community of Little Rock after serving as Director of Education at Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, Virginia for three years...

Mark Binns

Music Director

Hailing from Little Rock, Mark Binns is a sought-after musical director, composer, arranger, conductor, pianist, vocalist, and teacher. Mark was most recently seen touring North America as the Associate Musical Director and Keyboardist for the National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. He is incredibly grateful to be back with Education at the Rep for his seventh consecutive summer.

Pytron Parker

Guest Choreographer 

Pytron Parker is a Georgia native, building a life around the performing arts. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in theatre with a minor concentration in dance from Brenau University. Trained in jazz, tap, ballet, modern, musical theatre, contemporary, and hip hop, Pytron has  been changing dancers' lives for over 14 years. 

Kevin Alan Brown

Teaching Artist

Kevin Alan Brown is a theatre artist who recently moved to Little Rock from Washington, D.C. He grew up in St. Petersburg, FL where he participated in arts magnet schools...

Cliff Baker

Rep Founder and Teaching Artist

Cliff Baker is the Founding Director of Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Baker has directed more than 200 productions, including more than 30 new plays at The Rep and at theatres from coast to coast, as well as internationally...

Verda Davenport-Booher

Teaching Artist 

As an active member of the arts community in Little Rock, Verda is an actor for stage and film, a costumer designer, arts educator, vocalist, and arts activist. Her design experience led her to educational tours with Myth, Delta Spirit, and Lunatics, Lovers and Poets...

Gregory Myhre

Teaching Artist

Gregory Myhre is very excited to be back at The Rep after recently performing as Biff in The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. After earning his masters degree in theatre...

Denise Folley

Education Intern

Denise Folley, a native from Charlottesville, Virginia, recently graduated from Davis and Elkins College with a B.A in Theatre Arts. During her time at D&E, she saw all sides of productions...

Courtney Sikora

Education Stage Manager 

Courtney Sikora a BFA Theatre Design and Technology candidate studying at Northern Illinois University. Her most recent role was stage managing Northern Illinois University's production of The Rainmaker written by N. Richard Nash and directed by Dr. Gibson Cima. She has taught students of all ages, worked as a facilities manager with Utica Community Schools in Southeastern Michigan, and looks forward to working with the next generation of students!

Caelon Colbert


Caelon Colbert is thrilled to have the opportunity to join the Rep’s Education Intern staff this summer! Born in Little Rock, he has performed in the Rep’s high school conservatory for the past two years...

Kate Webb


Kate is an incoming freshman at Samford University where she plans to major in Theatre for Youth. She is a six-year veteran of the Young Artist’s Program at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre...

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