Our Mission

Believing the culturally curious child is the future, Nashville Children’s Theatre nurtures the next generation of global citizens by providing transformational theatrical experiences which reflect our evolving community, instill profound empathy, and foster personal discovery.

Our Vision

Nashville Children’s Theatre aims to be recognized as an accessible and inclusive haven empowering all young people in Middle Tennessee through cultural literacy and creative exploration.

Our Values

Nashville Children's Theatre believes in the following enduring values:

  • We acknowledge every young person’s creative and personal potential.
  • We recognize the expressive and emotional power of the theatre.
  • We practice mutual respect.
  • We celebrate community.
  • We embrace the unexpected.
  • We exemplify leadership.
  • We implement ingenuity.
  • We maintain a playful sense of wonder.

Who is Onstage?

Nashville Children's Theatre employs some of Nashville's finest professional adult actors on stage to bring the highest quality performances to student groups during weekday performances and to families on evening and weekend public performances.

Kids age 3 - 18 try on their own acting skills through NCT's Drama Classes, with older students performing in full-length student productions during the summer months.