All-of-us Express Children's Theatre (AECT) offers youth the opportunity to take part in every aspect of theatre production from acting, technical production and costume design to set construction. AECT brings four major productions to the Greater Lansing community each year with the help of hundreds of youth from throughout the region.
Upcoming Productions & Events
Feb. 7 & 14 (7 p.m.)
Feb. 8 & 15 (3 p.m.)
Feb. 9 & 16 (3 p.m.)
On stage at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road
After their involvement in the death of a royal forester, Robin Hood, his best friend Will and Marian find themselves on the hit list of the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. The sheriff’s men raid a pub in Lincolnshire and kidnap the beautiful Ellen Dierwald. The survivors of the raid soon become the Merry Men. Together they set out to steal taxes from right under the sheriff’s nose and distribute the treasure to the poor. King John hatches a plot to kill Robin Hood, and Ellen finds herself forced into an engagement to the evil sheriff. Will Robin and his Merry Men be able to stop King John’s plot and the sheriff’s engagement in time?
Shakespeare: All the World's a Stage
The program will begin Sept. 7 and will take place on most Saturdays from 10 a.m.- 1p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. The program will end in January with a special showcase on Saturday, Jan 18. Registration is $110 per student. View the Shakespeare Program Flier (PDF) here.
This Shakespeare intensive program is designed to give students in-depth instruction focused on Shakespeare's work and performing Shakespeare. Students are not required to have any prior experience or knowledge and will be taught everything from the beginning.