TEDx Presentation with speaker Blythe Corbett, Ph.D. April 18th

We are excited to share that Vanderbilt Human Resources Employee Learning and Engagement team will host the 7th Annual TEDxVanderbiltUniversity event on April 18, 2023.

Blythe Corbett, Ph.D., Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Psychology will be one of the six speakers from the Vanderbilt Community to step into the red circle to share their idea worth spreading!

Where: This year’s event will take place in Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music

When:  April 18. Doors will open at 5:00 PM, the show will start promptly at 6:00 PM, with reception to follow.

Reservations: Tickets are free, available on a first-come-first-served basis. In- person attendance at http://vanderbi.lt/tedx-tickets.  An online live stream will be available for those who are not able to attend in-person. If you plan to watch online, please do not reserve tickets. The event will be streamed on Vanderbilt University’s YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/vanderbilt.

More information: http://tedxvanderbiltuniversity.com/ Tickets: http://vanderbi.lt/tedx-tickets

What is TEDx?  In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxVanderbiltUniversity, where x = independently organized TED event.

SENSE Theatre Production of “The Adult School” April 15th and 16th

Performance Details:

Dates: Friday, April 15, 2022 & Saturday, April 16, 2022 @ 7:00 PM CT (Doors open at 6:30 PM)

Location: Wyatt Center Rotunda (1930 South Drive, Nashville, TN 37212)


Audience Registration Link: https://redcap.link/TheAdultSchool_Apr_22


Event Description: Adults with autism will take the stage with Dr. Blythe Corbett’s SENSE Theatre® program April 15th & 16th at 7pm CT in Vanderbilt’s stunning Wyatt Center Rotunda to perform The Adult School, a play about a group of reluctant students who do not see the benefit of growing up until they meet a teacher who inspires them. The performances are free and open to the public. To register to attend, please visit https://redcap.link/TheAdultSchool_Apr_22.


SENSE Theatre® – A Stage of Hope For Children, Adolescents and Adults With Autism – is a unique intervention research program designed to improve the social and emotional functioning of individuals with autism. The intervention research is supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, ACM Lifting Lives®, and the Vanderbilt University Department of Theatre. SENSE Theatre® is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.