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Academy Park Performing Arts Center is a unique venue designed to enrich, educate, and entertain our community by providing an array of programming including concerts, theatrical productions, recitals, festivals, and workshops.

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CYT_Frozen_Vendini_thumb_385x385CYT presents Disney's Frozen JR.
Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm
Friday, February 21 at 10:00 am
Friday, February 21 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 22 at 2:00 pm 
Saturday, February 22 at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $13 in advance, $14 at the door

CYT Nashville is excited to present Disney’s Frozen Jr! Based on the 2018 Broadway Musical, Frozen Jr. brings the magical land of Arendelle to life on stage. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! It features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time_1620x761-01Renaissance High School and the Moonlight Players present
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Friday, February 28 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 29 at 7:00 pm 
Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 pm
Tickets: $10

Join Renaissance High School and the Moonlight Players for their spring production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, a 90-minute play adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens and based on the popular book by Mark Haddon. Christopher Boone sees the world through a unique lens as a 15-year-old with autism. When his neighbor's dog ends up dead and he resolves to find the killer, he instead uncovers unexpected family secrets. As Christopher bravely embarks on a journey to redefine home and safety in his life, it is through his eyes we see our own needs for acceptance, love, and the chance to succeed in life.
* Some themes and topics in this production may not be suitable for elementary school students. 

Celtic Rhythms On Fire-01-04Nashville Irish Step Dancers presents Celtic Rhythms on Fire
Saturday, March 7 at 7:00 pm 
Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 pm
Tickets: Adults - $20, Seniors & Kids - $15 - Group of 10+: $5 off Adult Tickets

Celtic Rhythms on Fire, an energetic fusion of live Irish dance, music, and song, that has sold-out performances each year, returns to Nashville. This groundbreaking performance is produced and performed by the Nashville Irish Step Dancers (NISD), a local Irish dance troupe. NISD, founded in 1990 by Chicago native, Mary Moran and is now celebrating its 30th anniversary of teaching and performing Irish dance in Nashville. You'll experience a celebration of the rich and vibrant artistry of Irish dance and music, and, in a larger sense, the fiery spirit of the Irish culture and heritage. NISD has built an impressive resume of local and national exposure having 20 appearances on the ‘Grand Ole Opry”, 8 performances with the legendary “Chieftains” as well as being featured on “The Chieftains: Down the Old Plank Road”. Since 2000 NISD has won numerous Championship Awards at the Regional, National and World Championship levels.

385x385 - Willy Wonka Vendini ThumbnailMusical Theatre Experience Program presents Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka KIDS
Friday, March 27 at 7:00 pm 
Saturday, March 28 at 1:00 pm
Tickets: $7
BUY TICKETS HERE - Available for sale on Monday, March 2, 2020

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka KIDS follows the mysterious candy maker Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is the likeable Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally kind grandfather....

Five Points Swing Spring 750x600-01Juke Box Saturday Night Series featuring 5 Points Swing Band
Saturday, March 28 at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $10

Join us for a fun night of music featuring Williamson County's premier swing band favorite, "5 Points Swing." Sit back, relax and enjoy the music or bring your favorite dance partner to jump, jive and boogie on the dance floor. Optional dance lessons start at 6:00 pm and are provided by Champion Ballroom Center.

Shine Your Light 2020_300x300Shine Your Light Youth Vocal Competition
Saturday, April 4 at 6:00 pm
Tickets: $10 

Shine Your Light Youth Vocal Competition is presented by Dreams Do Come True Princess Parties honoring Raymond Cruz. A portion of proceeds will be donated to the Social Workers at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.
Raymond Cruz valiantly fought a battle with Stage 4 Ewing-like Sarcoma from 2017-2019. Throughout his battle, he was given the opportunity to share his message of hope with people through his music, from the hallways of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital to the stage of the Ryman. Ray was a son and a brother. He was a talented singer-songwriter. He was a man of God who used his time on earth to spread love, positivity and indenting generosity. 
Ray and his mother, Blandina, started the Shine Your Light Youth Vocal Competition in 2019 to raise funds for the Families at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital where Ray received his treatments.
Ray's family and friends will continue the competition in Ray's name and with his spirit guiding them.

Ignite Event Vendini imageIgnite Dance Company presents Kaleidoscope
Saturday, April 25 at 3:00 pm
Tickets: $5 

Ignite Dance Company is proud to present our second annual Showcase:  "Kaleidoscope." This performance will feature 10 pieces of choreography in a variety of genres. Whether you're a dance lover in general, or you are coming to support a friend - we would love to have you join us! Ignite was founded as a Company for dancers ages 18 and up who were looking to reconnect with their passion for movement. We have grown in just two years and we can't wait to celebrate all that we have been working on with you!

website picThe Dancer Project presents Ballet Classics and New Works
Saturday, May 16 at 5 pm
Sunday, May 17 at 2 pm
Tickets: $23

The Dancer Project's Spring Gala presents some of classical ballet's most treasured favorites and new contemporary dances. The performance begins with the beloved tale of baby Aurora's christening in the prologue of "The Sleeping Beauty," then moves to all original contemporary works, and finally culminates in the truest form of corps de ballet, Act 2 of "Swan Lake." With revised original choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, Artistic Director Jennifer Foster-Drake re-staged most of "Swan Lake" to keep traditions pure while adding her own choreography. We hope you enjoy these performances with our talented dancers of all ages.