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Mark Cabus holding a candelabra with blown out candle with black background

Q&A with Mark Cabus on ‘A Christmas Carol’

Actor Mark Cabus has performed his adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol for more than two decades and to tens of thousands of students both at TPAC and in schools across Middle Tennessee.

Teaching Artist Allison Bencar working with students

Q&A with Allison Bencar, TPAC teaching artist

We check in with Allison Bencar to discuss how she’s staying busy and why it’s important to keep the arts alive during this time.

Students seated in a classroom

Q&A with Alison Brazil, TPAC teaching artist

Singer, dancer, musician, artist, teacher. All of these describe Alison Brazil, one of the dozens of teaching artists who create and lead arts-centered learning through TPAC’s education programs in schools.

Spotlight Awards: Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards

TPAC, Lipscomb announce hiatus for Spotlight Awards ceremony in modified program for 2021

TPAC and Lipscomb University will modify the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards program for the 20-21 school year, including a hiatus for all in-person events and the Spotlight Awards ceremony.

2020 Spotlight Awards announces honorees

Lily Soto, Jack Roden named Outstanding Leads in 2020 Spotlight Awards virtual ceremony

Lily Soto of Hume-Fogg Academic High School and Jack Roden of Chattanooga Christian Academy received Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Lead Actor honors while Hillsboro High School won for Outstanding Musical,

Women's Suffrage Sticker

Nashville chooses winning student sticker celebrating 100 years of Women’s Suffrage

After two weeks of online voting and more than 2,300 votes cast, Nashville has chosen a design by Milka Negasi, a rising senior at Hume-Fogg Academic […]

Outstanding Vocals Award

And the nominees for the 2020 Spotlight Awards are…

On Tuesday, May 12, TPAC announced the nominees for the 2019-2020 Spotlight Awards. Awardees will be announced June 13.

TPAC Education’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Joy Patton

Getting to know TPAC’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Joy Patton

Teaching the arts to non-traditional students in non-traditional ways.