Now Accepting Nominations!

The NTPA Stardust Awards recognize outstanding North Texas performing arts educators, artists, volunteers, businesses, non-profit organizations and their leadership in the North Texas community. Presented by North Texas Performing Arts, public nominations for individuals and organizations for these awards may be made via online application.

Nominations will be accepted through June 30, 2022. Nominations will be judged by the NTPA Arts Advisory Council made up of civic leaders and industry professionals. Finalists in each category will be announced in August, and the Award Recipients will be notified in September.

Top Finalists in each category will be recognized at the annual Stardust Awards on Saturday, October 15 at the legendary Southfork Ranch. Award Recipients must be present to be recognized.

North Texas Performing Arts Stardust Award Categories

Community Awards NTPA Volunteer Awards
  • Middle School Performing Arts Educator
  • High School and Senior High Performing Arts Educator
  • Collegiate Performing Arts Educator
  • Distinguished Artist
  • Performing Arts Volunteer
  • Distinguished Performing Arts Leadership
  • Distinguished Performing Arts Organization
  • Distinguished Performing Arts Philanthropy
  • Business Champion for the Performing Arts (Small & Medium Business)
  • Business Champion for the Performing Arts (Large Business)
  • Show Manager of the Year
  • Set-Build Manager/Designer of the Year
  • Costume Design of the Year
  • Tech Design of the Year (Lights/Sound)
  • Promotions Volunteer of the Year
  • Founder’s Award
  • Legacy Award
  • President’s Award
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Arts Advocate of the Year
View the Award Descriptions
Submit Your Nomination for an individual or Organization
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You are invited to a

NTPA Stardust Awards

Saturday, October 15

Southfork Ranch – Lonestar Atrium
3700 Hogge Dr, Parker, TX 75002

with entertainment from Emerald City presents Party Machine Band!

Learn More and Nominate Today!