Duncan Little Theatre COVID-19 Update:
As businesses and organizations across the nation slowly begin to return to previously scheduled activities, the Board of Directors for Duncan Little Theatre has been actively monitoring and assessing local and state guidelines, as well as recommendations from national art, theatre, and vocal organizations. Due to the close quarters, physicality, and vocalization that great theatrical art requires, and due to the recommendations of a panel of experts assembled by the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Duncan Little Theatre has decided to cancel or postpone part of our season.
“Little Footsteps” (April 25), “Raise the Roof 2” (June 11-14), “Shakespeare in the Park” (June), “Teen Theatre/ Kids Curtain Call” (July 25) have been cancelled for the 2020 season. “Children’s Theatre Experience” has been postponed until spring. “Dessert Theatre” (Sept. 11-19) and “Check, Please” (Nov. 6-14) are currently still scheduled and DLT will continue to monitor recommendations and do what we believe is best of behalf of our community theatre.
Our hearts are heavy, and this decision was met with much discussion and mindfulness. Above all, DLT wants to serve our community. For now, we believe we can best serve the community by keeping our actors, volunteers, and audience members safe. We will see you soon, after a short intermission.
WELCOME TO DUNCAN LITTLE THEATRE
Who We Are
Duncan Little Theatre is a not-for-profit theatrical group made up of volunteers from across south central Oklahoma.
What We Do
Duncan Little Theatre provides the Duncan community with a full season of plays, musicals, and children’s activities.
What We Believe
Duncan Little Theatre’s mission is to provide quality theatrical experiences and to foster the arts in our community.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF DLT
Duncan Little Theatre originated as an activity of the American Association of University Women, who began performing plays in the 1950’s and 1960’s. After a period of inactivity, a group of citizens reformed Duncan Little Theatre in 1981 and DLT was incorporated as a 501 (c3) not-for-profit organization.
Duncan Little Theatre hosted the Oklahoma Community Theatre Association (OCTA) State Festival in 1995, the Regional Southwest America Association of Community Theatres festival in 2001 and is a founding member of OCTA, the oldest community theatre organization west of the Mississippi River. Many DLT veterans have been recognized in OCTA competitions and traveled nationwide to compete.
DLT owns a building at 824 Main Street in Duncan, making us a part of the Main Street community. The facility allows DLT to house the Costume Shoppe and props, provides visibility in the community as well as a place at no additional cost in which to hold rehearsals and other events. In 2005 we added an additional ‘home’ to house our set supplies on Willow where we can also design and build.
Our twentieth anniversary was celebrated in 2001 with a revival of DLT’s first production, “Once Upon A Mattress”. Our thirty-fifth anniversary was celebrated in 2017 with a variety show highlighting many of the plays and musicals performed by DLT. Several original DLT cast members from shows dating back to 1993 to 2016 chose to return to the DLT stage, performing again songs from select shows.