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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 [...]

2021-12-26T18:15:39-06:00July 30th, 2021|NTPA Programs|

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 [...]

2021-07-22T18:57:05-05:00July 22nd, 2021|Artist of the Month|

North Texas Performing Arts Announces Fifth Location NTPA Offers Educational Programming in Southlake/Grapevine

North Texas Performing Arts, the largest non-profit youth theatre in the country announces the opening of its services in the Southlake/Grapevine area. Headquartered in Plano, TX, and celebrating it’s 30-year Anniversary, this new opening joins youth theatre locations in Plano, Fairview, Frisco and Dallas in offering performing arts productions and classes to families in [...]

2021-12-26T18:03:23-06:00July 21st, 2021|NTPA News|

Senior Marketing Director Selected for 40 Under 40 Award

Congratulations to NTPA Senior Director of Marketing, Lauren Boykin, for being selected by the Public Relations Society of America Dallas Chapter as a Top Young Professional in Marketing, Communications and Media. Lauren was chosen for the inaugural "40 Under 40" award for making an extraordinary impact on businesses, communities and the industry through [...]

2021-12-26T18:16:06-06:00July 14th, 2021|Awards, NTPA News, Staff Announcements|

NTPA’s JTF Troupe Wins Outstanding Production Award!

Congratulations to the NTPA Junior Theatre Festival Troupe! The JTF troupe traveled to Houston last week to learn and compete at Junior Theatre Festival West. The troupe was awarded the coveted Outstanding Production Award for their performance of a 15-minute selection from Seussical the Musical JR. This prestigious award was given to only 4 [...]

2021-12-26T18:16:06-06:00June 29th, 2021|Awards, NTPA News|

Join us for NTPA’s “Celebration of Champions” Recognizing Our Heroes Fundraising Gala

Together We Did Beat This!NTPA is please to announce the final of our 5-phase safety protocol drawdown and a complete return to normalcy on August 1!Thank you to our supporters, families, and staff for championing NTPA over the past year. It is because of your dedication that we can confidently say today that [...]

2021-12-26T18:03:44-06:00June 25th, 2021|NTPA News, NTPA Programs|

NTPA Safety Protocol Update – Phase 5

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 [...]

2021-12-26T18:23:18-06:00June 24th, 2021|Covid-19 Announcements, NTPA News|

NTPA Academy 2021 Fall Instructors

Kaitlyn Barnard Music Theory - Monday/Wednesday in Plano Explore Musical Theatre - Monday/Wednesday in Plano Musical Review Works of Sondheim - Tuesday/Thursday in Plano Christian Black Acting III - Monday/Wednesday in Plano Jeff Colangelo Intro to Stage Combat - Tuesday/Thursday in Plano Stage Combat Blade Work (Knives) - Tuesday/Thursday [...]

2021-06-10T14:12:51-05:00June 10th, 2021|NTPA News, NTPA Programs|