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 [...]
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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 [...]
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, [...]
NTPA is proud to announce our newest Resident Director, Ms. Kally Duncan! Kally grew up surrounded by theatre and started acting at the age of 6. Her first show was "Anything Goes" and once she got a taste of the spotlight she never looked back. She received her BFA in Acting and minor in Directing [...]
Congratulations to NTPA Academy student Amanda Reid on booking her first film role as a pageant contestant in “Miss Juneteenth,” a local independent movie filmed in Ft. Worth, TX. The film premiered at Sundance and was selected for SXSW, before it was cancelled due to coronavirus. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation from slavery in Texas on [...]
It is with proud reflection and gratitude for his time with us that we announce Tevin Cates was honored posthumously as the recipient of The Column Awards 2020 Chita Rivera Dance Award for his performance in North Texas Performing Arts’ Repertory Theatre’s production of “West Side Story”. Tevin Wayne Cates passed away suddenly on [...]
In order to maximize the safety of NTPA students, parents, patrons and staff, the North Texas Performing Arts created its Reopening Task Force of some 25 professionals including four medical doctors, legal counsel, board members and others. The Task Force defined the procedures and protocols outlined in this document to ensure that NTPA's [...]
Looking for an alternative to Public or Private School Next Fall? NTPA - Academy Conservatory is excited to announce it's expansion this fall into all 4 NTPA Campuses! Applications are now being accepted in Dallas, Fairview, Frisco and Plano for students in grades 6-12! Classes Begin August 24! NTPA - [...]
Congratulations to our Artist of the Month - Lauren Boykin! Lauren joined NTPA in December 2016 and is currently our Senior Director of Marketing. Lauren grew up in Alma, Arkansas, where most of her evenings were spent doing homework and playing in the back of the Alma Performing Arts Center, where her mom [...]
Join NTPA in celebrating North Texas Giving Tuesday Now! A regional and global movement celebrating nonprofits that provide hope and belonging on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Two Ways to Support NTPA 1. Make a donation of any size between now and May 5 2. Join us online in a family sing-along of "Tomorrow" from [...]