Experimental as well as entertaining, verge brings smallbudget, topical, raw, representative, risky, chicago-style theater to Nashville. GsFTa students will be attending The Whale by samuel D. Hunter and Beneatha’s Place by kwame kwei-armah.Read More
Friday, June 16 ART AND FILM STUDENT FIELD TRIP Watkins college of art, Design & Film, Nashville visit the ultra-creative Watkins campus to see what some of the area’s most talented film and art students are making in these exciting fields http://www.watkins.edu/ What we now know as Watkins College of Art, Design & Film has roots in the generosity and vision of one man: Samuel Watkins (1794-1880), a self-made entrepreneur and philanthropist, orphaned at the age of 4, who lacked any formal education. In his will he left $100,000 and property in the center of Nashville for the establishment...Read More
Former GSFTA Music Student and 1st place winner in the 2016 National Orpheus Vocal Music Competition has just racked up another 1st. Anighya Crocker became the first ever Springfield High School National Future Business Leaders of America winner when he placed 1st in the Nation in Impromptu Speaking at the annual competition in Atlanta, Georgia. The competition, held from June 29-July 3, included students from all over the United States along with Canada, China, Puerto Rico, Guam, etc. for a total of over 12,000 in attendance. Crocker, along with two SHS classmates participated in the event. Anighya competed Thursday...Read More
A native of Mexico City, Joe Castillo grew up in a bi-lingual home, surrounded by art and the cosmopolitan culture of an international city. In this live art presentation, he draws fluid illustrations in sand on a light table, projecting the awe-inpiring results for large audiences to experience.Read More
About the School
The Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts exists to provide high quality arts education for gifted and talented high school students in the state of Tennessee. The pre-professional summer curriculum includes individual and group instruction designed to help each student explore and develop his or her talents in music, ballet, theatre, filmmaking, and visual art. About four hours a day, six days a week are spent working in the major area of concentration. If you are a former student, visit the Governor's School Alumni Center.
The Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts is a month long summer program for rising 11th and 12th grade students in Tennessee. Administered by the State Department of Education, we offer study programs in art, dance, filmmaking, theatre, and music. Students are selected in competitive auditions during the months of January or February. Those eligible are Tennessee residents who attend public, private and home schools within the state. Questions? - Contact Us.