The Rep’s Young Artists Program to Partner with Arkansas Symphony Orchestra this Holiday Season

The Rep’s Young Artist Program (SMTI) will partner with The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for their 2013 holiday show, Holiday Fantasies.  This holiday collaboration is conducted by Phillip Mann and Written and Directed by The Rep’s Resident Director and Director of Education Nicole Capri.

Over 70 of The Rep’s Young Artists will have the opportunity to perform for 7,500 people alongside The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra for the most popular show of the season at Robinson Music Hall.  This is the first time The Rep’s Young Artists and staff will partner and perform with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.

The Rep's production of Follie Holidays, photo by David Knight.

The Rep’s production of Follie Holidays, photo by David Knight.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s holiday show is an Arkansas tradition. Guests will enjoy Christmas carols, sing-a-longs, Arkansas stars and The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Get cozy with the Symphony for a wonderful concert to celebrate the season with all of your favorite holiday music!


The production team for Holiday Fantasies includes:

Philip Mann (Symphony Conductor)

Nicole Capri (Director/Writer/Choreographer/Performer)

Mark Binns (Vocal director/Arranger/Keyboard Player)

Shelly Hall (Costume Designer)

Marisa Kirby (Choreographer/Performer)

Stephen K. Stone (Choreographer/Performer)

Dan Kimble (Lighting Designer)

Beth Thiemann (Stage Manager)

Show dates: Friday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 22 at 3 p.m. For more information about the program and to purchase tickets visit  or call (501) 666-1761.

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