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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.

Students from Metro Schools and Music City Strings to perform with Black Violin on May 9

As if we weren’t excited enough for Black Violin to return to War Memorial Auditorium on May 9, it was recently announced that they will be […]

(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.

Studio Tenn offers students theatre opportunities outside the classroom

On March 23, high school and college students gathered at Studio Tenn to take advantage of one of the company’s educational programs – a Broadway master […]

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.

Mason Trueblood, Ivan Marić, Malcom Buchanan, Ben Giroux, John O’Hurley, Peyton White, Ariana Crowder, Bridget Whitman and Dan Castiglione in 'Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas'

PREVIEW: Lythgoe Family shares gift of Panto with ‘Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas’

Over the years, the Lythgoe family has earned a reputation for producing popular reality television shows, such as “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” But also they share a real passion for “bringing affordable theatre to families across America.”

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.