The health and safety of Chickasaws, employees and patrons is our main priority. As the coronavirus, or COVID-19, spreads globally and cases rise in the U.S., some Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, closed or canceled out of an abundance of caution. 

For more information regarding the coronavirus as it relates to the Chickasaw Nation, please visit our information pages below. We will continue to update these pages regularly as the situation progresses. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

Services > Acting



Out of an abundance of caution and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, certain Chickasaw Nation events, classes, facilities, etc., will be postponed, canceled or closed. For a complete list of postponements, cancelations or closures, visit the COVID-19 INFORMATION page. We will continue to update the list as the situation progresses.

The Chickasaw Nation Acting programs offers quality, professional-level instruction in acting for the stage, public speaking, voice and direction, headshot/resume workshops and classes.

Acting for the Camera
Classes are for children, teens and adults and scheduled throughout the year. The two hour classes take place over a six week period in the black box theatre at the arts and humanities building.

Acting for the Stage
Classes are taught in three levels: basic, intermediate and advanced for children, teens and adults and are offered throughout the year. The classes are two hours each for six consecutive weeks.

You Provide

  • Application with required documentation
  • Copy of citizenship card


  • Chickasaw citizen
  • Chickasaw Nation employee

Service Area


This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 272-5520

(580) 272-5525


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1548
Ada, Oklahoma 74821


Arts & Humanities (Abney)
201 N. Broadway
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 272-5520