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RECAP: Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share brings tigers, princesses, and more to TPAC

Between TPAC’s three theaters, there are hundreds of events that take place each year including Broadway shows, comedians, resident company performances, and more. Arguably the most fun (and rewarding) is the Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share Celebration.

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Lilla Galgoczy-Toler, Trenton McCrary win top honors at 2019 Spotlight Awards, will compete nationally in New York

Two Davidson County high school students, Lilla Galgoczy-Toler of Nashville School of the Arts and Trenton McCrary of John Overton High School, took home Outstanding Lead Actress and Actor honors at the 2019 Spotlight Awards and will travel to New York in June to compete nationally in The Jimmy Awards.

Introducing your 2019 Spotlight Award Outstanding Lead Actress and Lead Actor Finalists

Get to know each of the 10 finalists for Outstanding Lead Actress/Actor a little better before they take the stage this weekend at the 2019 Spotlight Awards.

TPAC & Lipscomb University celebrate high school talent in 2019 Spotlight Awards

TPAC & Lipscomb University announce nominees for 2019 Spotlight Awards

Ten Middle Tennessee students are nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Lead Actor for the 2019 Spotlight Awards, to be presented Saturday, May 11, at the Tony Awards-style ceremony in TPAC’s Jackson Hall.

(From L to R) Roberta Ciuffo West, TPAC Executive Vice President for Education & Outreach; Dr. ReGina Etters, Metro Schools Coordinator of Magnet School Curriculum; Adam Prouty, fourth-grade teacher at Warner Elementary Arts Magnet School; and Dr. Ricki Gibbs II, Principal of Warner Elementary Arts Magnet School.

TPAC honors Adam Prouty of Warner Elementary Arts Magnet as 2019 Teacher of the Year

Adam Prouty, a fourth-grade math and science teacher at Warner Elementary Arts Magnet School in Nashville, is the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year.

TPAC & Lipscomb University celebrate high school talent in 2019 Spotlight Awards

TPAC & Lipscomb University celebrate high school talent with 2019 Spotlight Awards

Talented high school actors, singers, dancers and technicians from 28 Tennessee schools are putting their skills on display this year and seeking recognition and important feedback as part of the sixth annual Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards, or Spotlight Awards.

2017-18 Annual Report to the Community

17-18 Annual Report highlights TPAC steps as producer, growth in education community

TPAC’s 2017-18 Annual Report to the Community highlights its artistic innovations and investment in a growing education community made possible last year by corporate sponsors, community partners, donors and more.

TPAC expands Disney Musicals in Schools program into Bedford County

For the first time since launching a pilot Disney Musicals in Schools program in 2011, TPAC is expanding it to students and educators in rural Tennessee communities, inviting two elementary schools in Bedford Country to participate.