Nashville Children's Theatre
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Nashville Children's Theatre (NCT) is the oldest continually operating professional children's theatre company in America. It is a member of the Theatre for Young Audiences, the ASSITEJ, and is affiliated with the Actors' Equity Association.
NCT was established in 1931 by the Junior League of Nashville. Originally called The Nashville Academy Theatre, it opened with the production of "Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp." NCT has performed at Belcourt Theatre, Vanderbilt University and Belmont University.
|Five Best Children's Theatre Companies in the U.S.||TIME Magazine||2004|
|2009 - No. 1 Performing Arts Organization - Ranked by number of performances||Nashville Business Journal||2009|
|Four of NCT's 2009 Productions were ranked in NBJ's 2009 Top 25 Musical Theater/events||Nashville Business Journal||2009|
|Best Local Theater Company||Nashville Scene||2010|
|Best Live Performance||Nashville Parent||2010|
|Ranked #2 Performing Arts Organization in Nashville by total attendance||Nashville Business Journal||2013|
|Ranked #4 & #5 Top Attended Music/Theatre events in Nashville||Nashville Business Journal||2013|
|Ranked # 2 Performing Arts Organization based on attendance totals||Nashville Business Journal||2014|
|Ranked #2 Performing Arts Organization based on attendance totals||Nashville Business Journal||2015|
|Arts & Culture 12th Awards Winner||12th & Broad||2016|
|Best Local Theatre Company||The Tennessean's Toast of Music City||2015|
|Ranked #3 Performing Arts Organization based on attendance totals||Nashville Business Journal||2016|
|Ranked #1 & #2 Top Attended Performing Arts Events in Nashville||Nashville Business Journal||2016|
|Ranked Top Ten Entertainment and Performance Venues in Nashville based on attendance totals||Nashville Business Journal||2016|
|Best Professional Theatre||Broadway World Nashville||2018|
|Theaterati of the Year - Ernie Nolan||Midwinter's First Night||2018|
|ANE (Association of Nonprofit Executives)||2001|
|ASSITEJ International (International Assn of Theatre for Children and Young People)||1964|
|Center for Nonprofit Management Excellence Network||1999|
|Actors' Equity Association||1998|
|Nashville Chamber of Commerce||1996|
|Association of Junior Leagues International||1931|
|Nashville Arts Coalition||1994|
|Nashville Area Association for Young Children (NAAYC)||2006|
|Metro Arts Commission||1989|
|Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member||2008|
|Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce||2004|
|Tennesseans for the Arts||1990|
|The National Association for Professional Theatres for Young Audiences (TYA/USA)||1990|
|Hands On Network||2007|
- "Our History | Junior League of Nashville". www.jlnashville.org. Retrieved 2018-03-07.
- "Belcourt Theatre a trove of cinema treasures, new and old". The Tennessean. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
- Richard Zoglin (Nov 15, 2004). "Theater: Setting a New Stage for Kids". Time. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007.
- "2010 BEST OF NASHVILLE READER'S POLL". Nashville Scene. Retrieved 2019-05-31.
- Ellis, Jeffrey. "Norma Luther, Ernie Nolan Named 'Theaterati of the Year' at Midwinter's First Night". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2019-05-31.