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man and woman on stage in A Streetcar Named Desire

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ is now a ballet, and Nashville will be the first US-based company to perform it

Some of us were lucky enough to read ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ in high school. Others remember the riveting 1951 film with Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh and Kim Hunter. But anyone who knows anything about the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams is wondering the same thing: “How do you translate the beautiful narrative into a ballet, where no words are uttered?”

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TPAC joins commemoration of 19th Amendment centennial

Almost 100 years ago, half of our country’s population was given the right to cast a ballot for the first time. In honor of this landmark moment in history, TPAC has joined over 40 other Nashville organizations to commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote.

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.

Company Dancer Mollie Sansone as Juliet

Nashville Ballet opens 2019-20 season with ‘Romeo & Juliet’

Nashville Ballet will open its performance season with the return of Artistic Director Paul Vasterling’s Romeo & Juliet September 20-22 to tell the impassioned tale of a love […]

children from Nashville's Nutcracker on stage

Nashville Ballet to hold community-wide youth cast auditions

Nashville Ballet invites community youth ages eight and up to open auditions for the 2019-20 season production of Nashville’s Nutcracker. Auditions are on August 18, August […]

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Nashville Ballet announces 2019-20 company roster

Nashville Ballet Artistic Director Paul Vasterling has announced the 2019-20 season roster. Vasterling promotes three artists from within and welcomes four newcomers to the organization. Nashville […]

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Ben Folds and Nashville Ballet reunite for Concerto’s return April 26-28

From alt-rock to orchestra, Ben Folds’s musical career is nothing short of impressive making Nashville Ballet pleased to join him back on stage with the triumphant homecoming of Artistic Director Paul Vasterling’s The Ben Folds Project: Concerto at TPAC’s Jackson Hall, April 26-28.

couple performing onstage as Romeo and Juliet

Nashville Ballet announces 2019-20 season stacked with premieres and unprecedented works

With a collection of new works and poignant classics, the 19-20 Nashville Ballet season raises a mirror to society in an exploration of perceptions, standards and stereotypes. Through thought-provoking, entertaining programming, it promises to captivate, educate and spark meaningful conversations.