Resident Companies

TPAC is the proud performance home of three professional resident companies, producing performances of the highest quality for Tennessee audiences. Though they operate independently, these distinguished artistic companies collaborate with TPAC on educational and patron service initiatives.

Nashville Ballet

Nashville Ballet leads the way for dance and choreography in the state, by bringing classical and contemporary works from noted choreographers to the stage. Guided by the high standards of Artistic Director & CEO Nick Mullikin, Nashville Ballet presents a varied repertoire of dance paired with live music from The Nashville Symphony, ALIAS Chamber Ensemble, local singer-songwriters, and other talented collaborators. In addition to its four series performances at TPAC, Nashville Ballet performs for more than 30,000 children and adults at schools and community centers throughout Middle Tennessee. Nashville Ballet also operates its own school, which provides exceptional instruction in ballet and other forms of dance for dancers of all ages.
3630 Redmon Street
Nashville, TN 37209

Nashville Opera

Nashville Opera, Tennessee’s largest professional opera company and led by Artistic Director & CEO John Hoomes, is dedicated to creating legendary productions and transformative artistic experiences that entertain, elevate, and shatter expectations. As one of the most successful regional companies in the United States, the company presents four mainstage productions performed in three different halls to 13,000 people annually. Nashville Opera offers numerous programs each season that demonstrate its commitment to artistic integrity, community engagement, and cultural impact. In addition to producing both traditional and contemporary operas, the company also believes in creating a future audience for the art form through education programs that reach thousands each year. It also aims to support new talent through the Mary Ragland Emerging Artist Program, and opportunity extended each season to four or more developing professional singers and one accompanist. By acting as both a torchbearer for the art form’s tradition and a celebrant of news works and talents, Nashville Opera strives to fulfill its mission and create a lasting impact on its audiences.
3622 Redmon Street
Nashville, TN 37209

Nashville Repertory Theatre

Nashville Repertory Theatre is Nashville’s premier regional theatre company. Founded in 1985 by Martha Rivers Ingram and Mac Pirkle and celebrating over 35 years of presenting musicals, hot new plays, and reimagined classics, Nashville Rep presents an ambitious season of spectacular main stage productions each year. It also serves the community with the Ingram New Works Project, The Nashville Rep Conservatory, professional development and educational programs, outreach activities, special events, and its props and costume rentals program. Every year, more than 20,000 people experience a Nashville Rep production, special event, or outreach program. Employing over 200 actors, playwrights, designers, directors, musicians, technicians, and educators each year, Nashville Rep is the leading employer of theatrical artists in Middle Tennessee. The Rep has been recognized across Tennessee as a theatrical company of the highest quality including being named Best Professional Theatre by the Nashville Scene and the Best Local Theatre by The Tennessean. Its productions, actors, directors, and designers have been honored with awards from Nfocus, the First Night Awards, Nashville Scene, and The Tennessean, and Nashville Rep has been recognized by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for 30 years of service to the community.
161 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203