Paula Flautt

CPA Artistic Director

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Flautt is a theatre artist whose roles have included Titania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Grace Bradley (Best Christmas Pageant Ever) and Lotus Blossom (Teahouse of the August Moon). She has directed in such Nashville venues as Cheekwood, Traveller’s Rest, Belmont University, and TPAC’s Johnson Theatre. Writing credits cover one-acts The Importance of Being Earnest, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, theatre industrials for Historic Traveller's Rest, Dillard's and Leadership Nashville, a television pilot, a series of video scripts, and several musical projects for Meadowgreen Publishing, the Benson Company and Word Publishing. In earlier times, for Nashville Institute for the Arts, she co-authored the Master Guide Book for Theatre Arts, served on the Summer Session Faculty, and taught in the Wolftrap Artist in Residence program. Also a private acting coach, in 1991 she became the founding Artistic Director of Christ Presbyterian Academy developing and leading an award-winning multi-faceted program of classes, performances, and events. Her adaptation of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol, with music written and arranged by Nathan Burbank, will be a part of the Studio Tenn season for the fourth year in December 2013. Included in the TPAC HOT Season, it will be produced in the Polk Theater.