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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 [...]

2020-05-11T13:01:49-05:00May 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 in Plano. MC Trivia is a 2-hour event featuring trivia questions from all kinds of categories. [...]

2021-05-12T21:47:38-05:00April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2021-05-13T00:59:01-05:00April 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2020-05-13T12:46:20-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2020-06-11T08:47:30-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2019-05-14T13:42:57-05:00May 14th, 2019|Artist of the Month|

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 [...]

2021-07-19T11:51:41-05:00March 4th, 2019|Tips and Tricks|

Audition Tips for Students

Always arrive early Arriving early gives you the best chance to be calm and centered while also allowing you to scope out the scene and get to see what is required. Give yourself plenty of time to arrive and find parking. Dress Pay attention to what you wear. We recommend clothes you can move [...]

2021-07-19T11:51:48-05:00January 29th, 2019|Tips and Tricks|

Christian Black Named NTPA – Dallas Program Director

North Texas Performing Arts is pleased to announce that Christian Robert Black has been named Program Director for the North Texas Performing Arts - Dallas Theatre. NTPA - Dallas is the fastest growing of NTPA's youth theatres, and will produce over twenty productions in 2019 under Christian's Leadership. Christian is an NTPA success story; [...]

2019-05-09T14:07:51-05:00November 21st, 2018|NTPA News|

The Shops at Willow Bend Wins Obelisk Award!

The Shops of Willow Bend and Starwood Retail Group win Business Council for the Arts New Initiative Award for 2018! Founded by the philanthropist and developer, Ray Nasher, the Business Council for the Arts connects business, leaders in our community and arts nonprofits to provide a vibrant cultural arts environment in North Texas. Each [...]

2020-10-13T12:15:08-05:00November 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|