The Potluck Players produce first show I Do, I Do.


Arlington Community Theatre (ACT) is established and the first Board of Directors is formed.ACT is a gypsy troupe rehearsing and staging shows at various locations including Arlington Community Center and Forum 303 Mall until 1981.


A 1952 vintage church on Division is purchased and renovated.


The name is changed to Theatre Arlington. In partnership with the YMCA of Arlington, Taste of Arlington was created to support youth programs at both entities.


The Theatre Arlington Guild is formed.


The Board of Directors creates a long-range plan to bring productions to a broader audience.


Theatre Arlington moves to its Main Street location (the old Kier Lumberyard), in Downtown. After renovations were completed, TA opened as a cabaret-style theater on New Year’s Eve with a production of Pump Boys and Dinettes.


Theatre Arlington represents Texas at the regional American Association of Community Theatres Play Festival. Opening of Allan Saxe Mainstage Theatre which boasted new proscenium. Renovations also included ticket booth, lobby, dressing rooms and more.


Theatre Arlington's Theatre Machine begins with year-round classes for kids and adults.


ACTUPS (Applied Creative Thinking Using Performance Skills) was formed in partnership with AISD as our education/outreach program for at-risk 5th grade students. Camp Be a Star, our camp for homeless and transitional housing children, is formed in conjunction with AISD.


Theatre Arlington wins the Best of Tarrant Award for the musical production of 1776 and the award for Best Theater Company.


Theatre Arlington’s SRO (Standing Room Only) youth touring company and TAG Players senior reader’s theater touring company are born. The Gene and Penny Patrick Education/Administration Building was established across the street from the theater enabling expansion of theater education.


The Secret Garden wins a Best of Tarrant Award and is recognized by the Star-Telegram as one of the top five theatre productions in the Metroplex for 2001.


Interior of theater was remodeled including installation of new seats.


The ACT-UPS Educational Outreach program is nominated for a Star-Telegram STARS Award.


BJ Cleveland and Ana Pettit are recognized for their contributions to theater in North Texas by the Live Theater League of Tarrant County.


New digital marquee installed. Held 25th Annual Taste of Arlington fundraiser with the YMCA of Arlington.


Celebrated 35th Anniversary Season.


Exterior of theater building and education building received new paint job.