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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.

TPAC Gala on August 25

TPAC honors Bridgestone Americas, John Cody with Applause Awards at TPAC Gala

Recognizing decades of support for its nonprofit mission, TPAC presented its highest honor, the Applause Award, to Bridgestone Americas and John Cody, the former Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), at the TPAC Gala.

Feature image for 18-19 HOT Season

Classic literature, history – even soccer – shape TPAC’s 2018-19 Season for Young People

A journey to the Klondike during the gold rush, a bilingual musical tour of the Americas and even the excitement of a soccer match await student audiences who attend performances through TPAC’s 2018-19 Season for Young Audiences, now open for reservations.

80 nominees from 24 states pose pre-show at the Minskoff Theatre in New York.

And the Jimmy Award goes to…

Coveted awards for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor were presented to Reneé Rapp (Charlotte, NC) and Andrew Barth Feldman (New York, NY) at the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards June 25 at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway.