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What to Know Before You Attend a Theatre Performance

If you’re new to theatre, you might not know what to expect when you attend your first performing arts show. Don’t worry! We have you covered with 7 tips to help you look like a theatre-attending pro. Theatre can be a fun night out for the whole family! Many of our patrons [...]

What to Know Before You Attend a Theatre Performance2021-10-04T14:43:45-05:00

Time to Get Spooky! Join Us at our Upcoming Halloween Events!

Fun for the Whole Family!A Drive-Through EventSaturday, October 30, 11:00 AM-4:00 PMThe Shops at Willow BendJoin us for the 2nd Annual NTPA Trunk-or-Treat hosted by the NTPA – Academy! Enjoy our Halloween festivities in a socially-distanced, safe way by joining our Drive-Through Trunk or Treat! The trick-or-treating meets carnival extravaganza will provide fun for the [...]

Time to Get Spooky! Join Us at our Upcoming Halloween Events!2021-09-24T12:23:07-05:00

September Artist of the Month – Cheryl Lowber

Congratulations to our September Artist of the Month, Cheryl Lowber! Cheryl is a professional actor, director, and acting coach based in DFW as well as an experienced UIL One Act Play adjudicator at both the Middle School and High School levels. She holds a B.A. in Theatre from Oklahoma Baptist University and [...]

September Artist of the Month – Cheryl Lowber2021-09-22T12:39:49-05:00

Jessie Booth – Newest NTPA Resident Director

Welcome to NTPA’s newest Resident Director, Jessie Booth! Jessie holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts as well as a minor in NonProfit Management from the University of Central Florida. She has worked as a professional Director, Stage Manager, Company Manager, and has worked directly with Broadway Producers. She is a trained triple threat and [...]

Jessie Booth – Newest NTPA Resident Director2021-09-22T12:40:38-05:00

Free Vaccination Clinics at Willow Bend Center of the Arts!

North Texas Performing Arts continues to encourage all participants and patrons who are able to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of Covid-19 within the NTPA family. In an effort to make it as easy as possible for patrons to get vaccinated, NTPA is proud to partner with Just Shots, PLLC to offer free vaccination clinics at [...]

Free Vaccination Clinics at Willow Bend Center of the Arts!2021-09-22T12:30:11-05:00

OPEN TO ALL NTPA STUDENTS: High School Musical Master Class with Drew Seeley!

Did you know the singing voice of Troy Bolton in High School Musical was actually Drew Seeley?! High School Musical Master Class with Drew Seeley! August 27, 6:00-7:30 PM Egelston Akers Black Box, Willow Bend Center of the Arts $50 per student - OPEN TO ALL NTPA STUDENTS! Join us for a BroadwayPlus [...]

OPEN TO ALL NTPA STUDENTS: High School Musical Master Class with Drew Seeley!2021-09-22T12:24:04-05:00

NTPA Academy Head of School Featured at International Conference Mike Mazur to Speak at Birthplace of Theatre — Athens, Greece

North Texas Performing Arts Academy Head of School Mike Mazur has been selected as a featured speaker at the 9th Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World in Athens, Greece. Mazur currently serves as both the Managing Director of NTPA’s Plano youth theatre troupe and Head of School to the NTPA [...]

NTPA Academy Head of School Featured at International Conference Mike Mazur to Speak at Birthplace of Theatre — Athens, Greece2021-08-18T13:36:29-05:00

NTPA Safety Protocol Update – August

NTPA Safety Protocol Update The North Texas Performing Arts Covid-19 Task Force of 30 medical doctors, legal counsel, board members and others meets weekly to update our safety protocols so that we can provide the safest possible environment for our students and patrons. Those protocols have allowed us to reopen and enjoy over 35,000 [...]

NTPA Safety Protocol Update – August2021-08-03T14:16:40-05:00

NTPA Plano’s Premiere of Miss Saigon: School Edition

NTPA is excited to produce the NTPA premiere of the compelling story of Miss Saigon: School Edition. Based on Giacomo Puccini's 1904 opera Madame Butterfly, Miss Saigon has been a huge hit with the original Broadway production in 1991 featuring Disney Princess Lea Solanga playing the lead role of Kim. The most recent Broadway [...]

NTPA Plano’s Premiere of Miss Saigon: School Edition2021-08-18T13:42:45-05:00

July Artist of the Month – George Variames

Congratulations to our July Artist of the Month, George Variames! George Variames is currently working as the music director for Miss Saigon: School Edition with NTPA Plano. George is a renowned vocal coach and pianist and is excited to be joining the NTPA team! George is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and completed [...]

July Artist of the Month – George Variames2021-07-22T18:57:05-05:00