FAQs

GENERAL

GENERAL FAQ 2021

Q: What are your business/office hours?

A: The majority of our staff are reachable by email between the hours of 10:00am-5:00pm.  We recommend visiting our staff page and sending a direct email to the staff member you are trying to reach.

Q: How do I get my child involved at Trike Theatre?

A: For children interested in theatre arts training, Trike Academy offers classes in Fall and Spring and camps in the Summer for ages 4-18. For 1 on 1 training, we also offer private lessons in the Fall and Spring by appointment only. All of our classes and camps are for all experience levels unless otherwise specified in the description. Click under the Learn section of our website for more information about Trike Academy.

Q: Are there any audition opportunities for children?

A: Occasionally, our mainstage professional productions hold open casting calls for youth to perform alongside adult professionals. These opportunities do not occur every year. The best way for your child to perform with us is to enroll in Trike Academy classes and camps. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to be alerted to any professional audition opportunities outside of Trike Academy.

Q: I am having trouble with purchasing an item on your website (page won't load, freezing, etc.)

A: When making a transaction on our site, make sure your device has the following:

  • Stable internet connection. Free WIFI at a business may cause a delay in processing payments.
  • Clear your cache/browser history. This will solve most loading issues.
  • Switch browsers or devices if you are still experiencing issues.
Q: What type of programming do you offer in the Summer for schools?

A: In Summer 2021 we are offering a traveling theatre production of our original bilingual production, La Tortuga and the Hare and lots of Summer Camps through Trike Academy. At this time, we are not offering additional custom programs for Summer. If you are interested in bringing Trike to your Summer school program. Please reach out to us in February 2022.

ACADEMY

ACADEMY GENERAL 2021

Q: We are enrolling in a camp/class and might be missing several days. Is that ok?

A: We understand that sickness, appointments and other matters can come up! Attendance matters not only because it allows your young artist to fully experience the class, but it teaches them accountability and their value! Many of our classes involve group/team work, so others will depend on them to attend for overall success. Please notify Trike with any expected days you might miss, so that we can plan accordingly. Students should try not to miss more than one class.

Q: How young can a student be to enroll in Trike Academy?

A: We generally ask that our littles be at least four years old at the time class begins. What we are really looking for is, are they currently in Pre-K4 and if not, are they familiar with a classroom environment and can they use the bathroom without assistance.

Q: Are your classes drop off and pick up only?

A: Yes! So that our young artists can be fully immersed in the experience with out teaching artists, we ask that you drop off and pick up your young artists each day. However, if you would like to observe your child, you are welcome to stay and do so. Please let our teaching artists know and we will gladly accommodate. Our team works hard to make sure out young artists are in a safe, fun and comfortable environment each day.

Q: How do I apply for an Academy Scholarship? What types do you offer?

A: Applications for our Scholarships are available on our Register for Camps & Classes page under Academy. We award 20%, 50%, and 80% scholarships each semester based on need. Applications may be downloaded from our website and submitted either digitally to chris@triketheatre.org or submitted to our offices in person at:

902 SW 2nd St., STE. F,
Bentonville, AR 72712

Q: Is it too late to enroll for the class/camp starting today?

A: As a general policy, we are not able to allow same day enrollment. As we continue to expand our programming, we require more time to prepare before each semester. To reflect this, our enrollment is scheduled to close TWO DAYS before a class is scheduled to begin. The exception to this are our Tuesday classes which are scheduled to close the SATURDAY before a class begins.

ACADEMY SUMMER 2021

Q: Are summer camps for the grade students are in now or the grade they are going into?

A: Enrollment for all of our summer camps should be for the grade your young artist will be in for the upcoming Fall.

Q: Are lunches provided at Trike summer camps?

A: Lunches are not provided by Trike Theatre.

  • For Full Day camps, your young artist should bring a NUT FREE lunch, two NUT FREE SNACKS, and a REFILLABLE WATER BOTTLE.
  • For Half Day camps, your young artist should bring one NUT FREE SNACK and a REFILLABLE WATER BOTTLE.
Q: Will face coverings be required for camps?

A: Yes! Face coverings are required for all participants. Face coverings must be worn at all times and cover the nose and mouth. There will be scheduled outdoor, socially distanced “mask breaks”  throughout the day for students monitored by staff. All students must provide a face mask and we recommend guardians pack a spare mask as well. Trike staff and teaching artists are also required to wear face coverings.

Q: Will capacity be limited during camps?

A: Yes! Per the CDC Guidelines, we are meeting safely and in small groups to encourage fun, while following physical distancing. Each camp is limited to 8 students.

Q: What will drop off and pick up look like?

A: In order to encourage physical distancing, drop off and pick up will be curbside outside of Trike Theatre. A Trike Theatre teaching artist will meet you at your car with the sign-in sheet. During camp check-in, you will be asked to verify your contact information and several questions to ensure you or someone you’ve been around doesn’t have COVID-19 symptoms in the previous 14 days. Anyone experiencing symptoms will be asked to not attend the camp.

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