The Carpetbag Theatre, Inc. is searching for new staff. The Development Director will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing all fundraising activities including annual giving, endowment, and capital campaigns, special projects, fundraising for the continuation of new staff positions, and other related solicitation.Read More
As we roll into our 50th year anniversary in 2019, we celebrate our vision through small things like t-shirts and new merchandise. We'd love for you to celebrate with us. Pre-order your t-shirt today.Read More
This year marked the 29th Year of our annual Youth Theatre Festival. We were so blown away by the performances of groups such as Kuumba Watoto, Knoxville Children's Theatre, Tennessee Children's Dance Ensemble, and individual youth artists such as Adun Henry, Denzel, The Dynamic Ray, Nayeema Hoffman, and Brooklyn.Read More
Every Summer since 1989, we have worked closely with community artists and community organizations to provide quality theatre arts education that encourages and advises young people ages 5 - 18 on how to pursue viable and equitable careers in theatre and theatre technology.
Harry Bryce is guest director for our upcoming production, Nothin' Nice. Bryce has developed visionary works as a director, choreographer, writer, and arts educator for over thirty years. He has led dance companies in Richmond, VA and Atlanta, GA where his original concert ballet, Where the Cane Breaks: Moments in the Life of Harriet Tubman performed to sell-out crowds and received national and critical acclaim at the National Black Arts Festival.Read More