The musical has done the seemingly impossible — made both theater and history cool to high schoolers.
“It took me 40 years to figure out what I wanted to do for the rest of my life,” says Doktor Kaboom creator David Epley. “But when I found it, I never looked back.”
As a result of TPAC’s partnership, educators are being introduced to a new style of learning for students in one of Tennessee’s lowest-performing schools and where 93% are considered economically disadvantaged.
Four schools in Bedford, Coffee & Cumberland counties to join three Metro Nashville schools in their first year of Disney musical theater program.
Metro Nashville Public Schools continues to encourage the students of Nashville to pursue their dreams through artistic endeavors. Here’s some recent stories from the world of MNPS that may brighten your day.
“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.
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.
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.