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PROGRAMMING

 

Education and Outreach

Studio Tenn Theatre Company's Department of Education and Community Outreach exists to foster a direct and passionate engagement for youth, educators, artists and the broader community in all aspects of the theatre experience.  

The Education and Community Outreach Program includes:

  • Student education and matinees

  • Summer theatre master classes

  • College audition preparatory classes

  • Company apprenticeships/internships

  • Sensory Friendly performances

  • Gift of Theatre for underserved populations

 In rehearsals for Studio Tenn's 'EVITA'. Photo by MA2LA.   For more information email us at    info@studiotenn.com    or call our offices at (615) 541-8200.

In rehearsals for Studio Tenn's 'EVITA'. Photo by MA2LA.

For more information email us at info@studiotenn.com or call our offices at (615) 541-8200.


 
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Studio Tenn and Backlight Productions:
New Works Writer's Lab

Studio Tenn Theater Company and Backlight Productions are collaborating to create and workshop a new play for artists with special needs!  Led by Interim Artistic Director Benji Kern, and Backlight Production Artistic Director Melissa Smith, the play will cover the themes of celebrating the perspective of artists with special needs in this world premiere. 
The lab will end in three public performances in June. LEARN MORE HERE!

Backlight Production Mission:

Backlight Productions is a non-profit theater arts program for adults with special needs that provides opportunities for its students to gain education in the arts and perform significant roles before live audiences, enabling them to enhance their social skills through artistic expression and grow in confidence both on and off the stage.