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There’s No Business Like Snow Business

Enter the All-Ages Virtual Talent Competition! Deadline: February 19, 3:00 PM Just post a video to Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or Twitter with the hashtag #NTPASnowBusiness! While performers all around North Texas are snowed in, we invite you to share your talent and enter our all ages virtual talent competition, “No Business [...]

There’s No Business Like Snow Business2021-02-18T14:12:00-06:00

A Message to NTPA and the World

We proudly share and present this powerful video featuring NTPA Senior Resident Director and NTPA-Dallas Program Director Christian Robert Black expressing in his own words what it means "To Be Black in America". Christian is a member of the NTPA Senior Management Team and oversees NTPA's Dallas operations.  Christian was introduced to the performing [...]

A Message to NTPA and the World2020-10-14T08:29:11-05:00

How to Talk to Your Child About Wearing a Mask

As we prepare to reopen NTPA facilities, NTPA staff have brought together 25 professionals including medical doctors, legal counsel, board members and others to form the NTPA Reopening Task Force. The Task Force has put together a thorough set of safety protocols for summer camps, which open on June 1. As part of these [...]

How to Talk to Your Child About Wearing a Mask2020-05-29T12:40:36-05:00

NTPA Partner Offers Special Deal for NTPA Families

NTPA is Proud to Announce Partnership with MyHome.Pro Exclusive Pool Services Provider of NTPA MyHome.Pro is an inaugural member of the NTPA Business Affinity Partnership program enabling sponsoring businesses to make special offers to NTPA patrons for great products and services that provide a funding benefit back to NTPA! Special Offer [...]

NTPA Partner Offers Special Deal for NTPA Families2020-05-11T13:01:49-05:00

Virtual Trivia with MC Trivia!

About MC Trivia Mike and Curtis have been hosting trivia for many years and quickly became a staple in Plano entertainment after relocating to DFW from their home state of Ohio. They regularly host trivia on Wednesday nights at Hub Streat near Downtown Plano. MC Trivia is a 2-hour event featuring trivia questions from [...]

Virtual Trivia with MC Trivia!2021-02-22T12:16:12-06:00

FREE Virtual Story Time with Ms. Sara!

Sara's Story Time Join Ms. Sara for readings of some of your favorite children's stories! "I still remember my Walnut Hill Elementary fourth grade teacher reading Charlotte's Web each week on Friday afternoons. Having read this book to generations of children, Mrs. Caroline Hatch had developed the most wonderful and imaginative character voices. It [...]

FREE Virtual Story Time with Ms. Sara!2021-03-12T17:49:06-06:00

NTPA Offers Courses with Sally Cade Holmes

NTPA is thrilled to offer specialty courses with Tony Award-winning producer Sally Cade Holmes! Upcoming Courses Broadway Happy Hour Pull up a stool, pour yourself a beverage, and join Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, Sally Cade Holmes for a fun dive into the ins and outs of Broadway. Learn what it takes [...]

NTPA Offers Courses with Sally Cade Holmes2020-05-13T12:46:20-05:00

North Texas’s Got Talent – NTPA Goes Viral!

The World's Largest All-Ages Virtual Talent Competition! Thank you to our sponsors! Friends and Family Platinum Donation in honor of Darrell Rodenbaugh Friends and Family Silver Donation in memory of Joshua Akers Thank you to everyone who participated in North Texas's Got Talent! Performers from around the world are invited [...]

North Texas’s Got Talent – NTPA Goes Viral!2020-06-11T08:47:30-05:00

May Artist of the Month – DeAnna Stone

Congratulations to our May Artist of the Month, DeAnna Stone! DeAnna serves as the Managing Director for the North Texas Performing Arts Academy. She began her adventure on the stage at the young age of six years old and continued to pursue the stage throughout college. After college, she continued her theatre journey [...]

May Artist of the Month – DeAnna Stone2019-05-14T13:42:57-05:00

Audition FAQs for Parents

How do I help my child choose appropriate material for their audition? Students who are new to theatre and/or NTPA are highly encouraged to take the Intro to Acting and/or the free UpSTARt Workshop. These courses focus on performance basics, and include help with audition prep.  Students auditioning for musicals are highly encouraged to listen [...]

Audition FAQs for Parents2019-05-09T13:30:59-05:00