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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.

TPAC to honor Delta Dental and Mike Shmerling Aug. 24

TPAC to honor Delta Dental of Tennessee, Clearbrook Holdings Corp. chairman Mike Shmerling with Applause Awards Aug. 24

TPAC will present its highest honor, the Applause Award, to Delta Dental of Tennessee and former TPAC Board Member, TPAC Foundation chairman, and chairman of Clearbrook Holdings Corp. Michael D. Shmerling, at the 2019 TPAC Gala on Saturday, Aug. 24.

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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.