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NTPA Stages COVID-Adapted, Bilingual “In the Heights” (Read in English and Spanish)

Diversity and Safety Initiatives Unite in Upcoming Musical Production The NTPA premiere production of composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights looks a lot different than originally intended with new safety adaptations. NTPA - Plano Managing Director and Academy Head of School Mike Mazur says the organization originally scheduled the production before COVID [...]

NTPA Stages COVID-Adapted, Bilingual “In the Heights” (Read in English and Spanish)2020-09-24T14:10:40-05:00

North Texas Giving Day – September 17, 2020

Join NTPA in celebrating North Texas Giving Day! A regional and global movement celebrating nonprofits that provide hope and belonging on Thursday, September 17, 2020 How to Donate Starting now through Thursday, September 17, visit NTPA.org and make a donation of any size online. OR Make a gift online via NTPA's North [...]

North Texas Giving Day – September 17, 20202020-09-15T12:48:46-05:00

September Artist of the Month – Hannah Brewer

Congratulations to our Artist of the Month for September, Hannah Brewer! Hannah’s acting career began when she was 6 years old in the homeschool community, and she has never looked back. She began acting with NTPA as a sophomore in high school and now works as an Associate Resident Director. Hannah [...]

September Artist of the Month – Hannah Brewer2020-09-15T11:55:31-05:00

North Texas Performing Arts Credits Congressman Van Taylor In Securing SBA Emergency Loan

NORTH TEXAS PERFORMING ARTS announces that it has been the recipient of an emergency SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan through the support of Congressman Van Taylor. The loan was requested as one element of many NTPA fundraising efforts to keep its doors open in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. “We rely on over [...]

North Texas Performing Arts Credits Congressman Van Taylor In Securing SBA Emergency Loan2020-09-11T15:29:20-05:00

NTPA Announces Public School Program Enhancements & Flexibly Online

NTPA – Academy Provides Support to Families Opting In to Online Public School Safe, Flexible Programs in Plano, Dallas, Fairview and Frisco North Texas Performing Arts - Academy has made curriculum enhancements allowing students to combine their public school online and modified schedule plans with NTPA’s elite performing arts curriculum for the [...]

NTPA Announces Public School Program Enhancements & Flexibly Online2020-09-08T09:49:10-05:00

August Artist of the Month – Gregory McKnight

Congratulations to our Artist of the Month, Gregory McKnight! Gregory is a seasoned theater technician having worked tech at many venues in DFW over the past 18 years. He has found a home at NTPA as the Technical Director and enjoys guiding students and parents to discover the joys of technical theater much [...]

August Artist of the Month – Gregory McKnight2020-08-25T09:42:39-05:00

July Artist of the Month – Lindsey Lederer

Congratulations to our Artist of the Month - Lindsey Lederer! Lindsey Lederer, the VP of Youth Theatres here at NTPA, is also a proud alumni of our program. After graduating, she joined the NTPA creative team in 2011 as a summer camp teacher. She has served as a Summer Intern, a Director, an assistant in [...]

July Artist of the Month – Lindsey Lederer2020-07-23T10:16:13-05:00

NTPA Announces Managing Director of Starcatchers Theatre Troupe – Riley Gray

Please join us in welcoming Riley Gray who has joined the NTPA staff to serve as Managing Director of the NTPA - Starcatchers Theatre Troupe. NTPA - Starcatchers is the preeminent special needs theatre and therapeutic drama program in North Texas. Riley graduated Cum Laude from Ball State University in 2016, where [...]

NTPA Announces Managing Director of Starcatchers Theatre Troupe – Riley Gray2020-09-08T09:51:12-05:00

Jason Robert Villarreal – Newest NTPA Resident Director

NTPA is proud to announce our newest Resident Director, Jason Robert Villarreal! Jason began his journey with the performing arts studying the dance Ballet Folklorico in his hometown and Texas border city, Edinburg, where Hispanic culture thrives. In 2006 he moved to Dallas to attend The University of Texas at Arlington where he graduated [...]

Jason Robert Villarreal – Newest NTPA Resident Director2020-07-01T14:46:48-05:00

June Artist of the Month – DeeDee Munson

Congratulations to our Artist of the Month - DeeDee Munson! DeeDee has been teaching dance & educating students since 1991. She is the former General Manager/Artistic Director for the Power House of Dance. Her credits include Kilgore College Rangerette, Stephen F. Austin Repertory Company Member, Stephen F. Austin Pom Squad member and coach, [...]

June Artist of the Month – DeeDee Munson2020-06-23T11:40:16-05:00