Childsplay is registered as a national and international professional theatre company. It was created in 1977 and as the name suggests, continues to have children as their main audience. Through the years, the group continued to create plays of the highest artistic quality that provokes the intelligence of children.

Not only is the organization dedicated in performing on stage, they have also helped classroom teachers bolster their resources in arts education. Annually, Childsplay offers additional arts education resources in 40 communities in Arizona. In the company’s more than 30 years in theatre arts, they have helped inspire and educate more than 4 million young people, together with their families. Today, the group continues to educate and provide entertainment to more than 200,000 students, families and teachers.

Childsplay is the brainchild of David Saar. He created the organization with the vision of creating theatre that aims to preserve imagination and wonder.