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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Join us as we kick off our 2019-2020 competition season! This event is open to all family and friends of Shining Starz Dance Studio. Come support our dancers as they perform for a live audience and gain valuable feedback from a panel of judges, you won't want to miss it!
The Rat Pack Now is a world-class tribute show recapturing the music, style, comedy, and camaraderie of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr. All three entertainers are brought to life by a trio of talented tribute artists who together create an unforgettable performance that will wow fans and new listeners alike. In a dazzling nod to the past, each player in The Rat Pack takes the stage and the audience is transported to a bygone era with classics like "That's Amore," The Candy Man," and "Luck be a Lady”
Santa's Workshop Holiday Show
Music City All Stars is excited to invite our parents to our holiday parent viewing. This will allow our children a chance to experience the stage as well as creating an opportunity for parents to see what they have been working on!
Home for Christmas featuring Debbie Cunningham
The Dancer Project presents
Leslie Norris Townsend and The Belles of Franklin
Brighten up your holiday season with the very merry hilarity of award-winning comedian Leslie Norris Townsend! One of America's Funniest Clean Comediennes on the circuit today, Leslie has been featured on the Tonight Show and TBN’s Huckabee. This holiday celebration will open with the rich vocal stylings of The Belles of Franklin presenting seasonal favorites. Join us for a festive treat the whole family will enjoy.
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents MACBETH, Shakespeare's story of a soldier seduced by ambition, who murders his king to take the throne, only to descend into paranoia and devastating tyranny. Directed by David Wilkerson, this new production is set in the dark ruins of an imagined post-apocalyptic future.
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company founded in 1988. Heralded as a Nashville treasure, the NSF is beloved for its annual free Summer Shakespeare productions that have delighted audiences for more than thirty years, including the last four summers here at Academy Park. Consider supporting the Festival's non-profit mission by buying a Royal Package - $100.00 which includes premium seating, reserved parking, a private reception, and more! Royal Package seating is limited.