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TPAC partners with public schools like Warner Elementary to grow academics through arts

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.

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TPAC adds Coffee, Cumberland to Disney Musicals in Schools program

Four schools in Bedford, Coffee & Cumberland counties to join three Metro Nashville schools in their first year of Disney musical theater program.

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Arts check-in: Metro Nashville Public Schools

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.

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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.

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.