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NEA report covers challenges, impact for theatre for young audiences

Theaters are preparing the next generation to inherit an increasingly complex world, but that doesn’t come without its challenges.

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How David Epley blended acting and science to become Doktor Kaboom

“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.”

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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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‘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.

2018-19 Season for Young People

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.

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Award-winning play for students explores change, personal loss

Respect for the intelligence and sophistication of students attending TPAC performances is “square one” for Sherri Leathers as she builds the annual HOT Season for Young […]