Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts



Professional visual and performing artists lead these intensive programs for Tennessee residents in visual arts, dance, filmmaking, theater and music. Visual arts media include clay, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, computer imagery, photography and video. The dance program covers ballet and pointe technique, modern and jazz. Filmmakers produce a five- to 10-minute narrative. Music students choose from orchestra, wind, chorale, piano and guitar ensembles. The theater program develops both technical and performance skills. All boys and girls attend nightly demonstrations, slide shows, films and lectures.

General Info

Name Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts
Location Murfreesboro, TN
Year-round Contacts 615-898-2223
Program Focuses & Features Ceramics, Dance, Drawing, Filmmaking, Music, Painting, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater
Grade Range (rising grades) 10-11
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 15-17
Application Deadline November
Director Raphael B. Bundage, Director
Residential Fee Free (in-state residents). 4 weeks.
Year Established 1984
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 4 weeks long


Raphael B. Bundage, Director