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Friends Life Community

Empowering adults with disabilities to tell their own stories through the arts at ‘Friends Life Community’

The nonprofit that believes that everyone, no matter what their perceived barriers, deserves to be on stage.

Monkey Baa Theatre presents Diary Of A Wombat

New Australian play ‘Diary of a Wombat’ addresses man’s relationship with nature March 7

All proceeds from this public performance to benefit WIRES — Australia’s largest wildlife rescue organization currently working to help sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in fire-affected areas.

Will Blum Spotlight Awards 2020

Nashville native and Broadway star Will Blum to host 2020 Spotlight Awards

After making his Broadway debut at 23, he’s spent the last 13 years as an actor, director and acting coach in NYC and London — currently performing on Broadway in the Tony nominated musical, Beetlejuice.

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‘Hamilton’ education program ‘EduHam’ showcases talent and creativity of local teens

The musical has done the seemingly impossible — made both theater and history cool to high schoolers.

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‘The Code’ challenges teens to consider consequences of social media

“The difference between speaking up and lashing out, and the cost of both.” A play by the Vancouver-based Green Thumb Theatre addressing the issue of cyber-bullying in schools which kicked off the 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People.

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TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools program continues to expand

When Disney Theatrical Group introduced Disney Musicals in Schools to Nashville in 2011, the idea of one day involving more than a thousand Tennessee students in its musical theater programs seemed like wishing upon a star.

Q&A with Roberta Ciuffo on HOT Season for Young People

Q&A with Roberta Ciuffo on the 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People

Roberta Ciuffo West, TPAC’s Executive Vice President for Education and Community Engagement, reflects on the upcoming 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People and how it connects to classroom learning.

TPAC announces 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People

History, classic literature and science leap to life in TPAC’s Season for Young People

The stages at TPAC are set for this school year and the 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People. More than 40,000 students and educators are expected to attend a variety of productions designed to immerse young people in aspects of life, literature, history, and social issues through the arts.