Kaitlyn Barnard 2023 headshot

Congratulations to our October Artist of the Month, Kaitlyn Barnard!

Kaitlyn graduated in 2013 Cum Laude from Texas Woman’s University where she performed in both their opera and theater productions. She is currently completing her Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling. Kaitlyn joined the NTPA staff in 2017 and served as a Resident Director and Assistant Head of School before taking on her current role of Director of Education for NTPA Academy. Before joining NTPA, she taught music and choir in Plano ISD for five years. Kaitlyn is certified in the Kodaly Method of music education. Kaitlyn is passionate about seeing children grow through music and theater, and is a model of NTPA’s Ten Characters throughout all of her roles at NTPA.

Join Kaitlyn for one of these exciting upcoming shows:

  • NEW! Frog and Toad KIDS (Plano) – auditions due 11/9
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Plano) – auditions due 1/8
  • Newsies (Dallas) – auditions due 1/29
  • Secret Garden (Plano) – auditions due spring 2024
  • Little Mermaid JR (Dallas) – auditions due 4/2
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