Resident Companies

TPAC is the proud performance home of three professional resident companies, locally 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 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 Paul Vasterling, 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 world-class 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 and 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, under the guidance of Artistic Director René Copeland, is the leading, professional theatre in Middle Tennessee. Each year, highly skilled actors, designers, directors, and technicians create and present a diverse series of theatrical productions in TPAC’s Johnson Theater. The Rep is an essential source for illuminating artistic experiences and exciting entertainment, and is recognized as a model of sustainability that is home for a thriving community of professional artists. In addition to providing Nashville audiences with the opportunity to experience the widest possible variety of dramatic literature, Nashville Rep is committed to arts education in Nashville schools, community outreach, adult education, and the nurturing of Nashville artists and craftspeople.
161 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203