History

"In an exhilarating and exciting journey that was at once joyful and provocative, dazzling and erotic, the artists of Dance Theatre of Tennessee took audiences through all the differing Aspects of Love with the company's latest series. Staged artfully and confidently, DTT's latest offerings demonstrate beautifully how far the company has come during its short history, firmly and exuberantly claiming its place among the most daring companies to be found."

   - Jeffrey Ellis, Brodway World Nashville

Dance Theatre of Tennessee was born out of a desire to bring the beauty of dance and the magic of ballet to the people. Through the inspiration of Principal Dancer and Artistic Director Christopher Mohnani, Dance Theatre of Tennessee is slowly carving its niche among the many active and engaging performing arts organizations in Nashville.

With the goal of exposing new audiences throughout Middle Tennessee to the excitement of live dance theatre, Dance Theatre of Tennessee travels the area creating affordable, accessible entertainment while maintaining unrivaled artistry. Hosting the Academy at Dance Theatre of Tennessee in its facilities allows DTT to offer outstanding instructors with unrivaled credentials offering the highest level of training and programs in numerous styles and levels to suit pre-professional, recreational and adult students.

In its very young history, Dance Theatre of Tennessee has reached thousands through its numerous professional performances and community outreach programs. It has partnered with fellow arts organizations and assisted other non-profits through its free performances. Dance Theatre of Tennessee has hosted principal artists from around the globe and through grants and private donations, highly esteemed choreographers and repetiteurs, setting timeless classics and cutting edge works showcasing its level of artistry and depth of talent to the community.


Mission Statement

Dance Theatre of Tennessee (DTT), the non-profit performing arm of (AAPAS), is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded to:


Dance Theatre of Tennessee – By The Numbers

In less than 3 years, Dance Theatre of Tennessee by the numbers: