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Kaine Riggan

Originally from Henderson, North Carolina, Kaine moved to Nashville in 1995 to pursue a career in country music. After a stint as a demo singer for Nashville songwriters, Kaine was cast in The Ryman Auditorium’s production of Smoke On The Mountain. His ability to sing, act and play a variety of acoustic bluegrass/country instruments took him all over the country as the painfully shy aspiring preacher Dennis Sanders in Connie Ray and Alan Bailey’s hit musical. This role also landed him center stage at The Grand Ole Opry, fulfilling a life-long dream. In 1999, he created his own production company, Nashville Stages, Inc. where he directed and produced tours of Always, Patsy Cline; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Nuncrackers. In 2002, Kaine and Nashville businessman Dave Jones re-opened the Lee Greenwood Theatre in Sevierville, Tennessee where they produced Always, Patsy Cline and a weekly country music celebrity showcase called Nashville Nights. Following the sale of the theatre, Kaine was named the Director of Performing Arts for the State of Tennessee. He is also the co-founder of the Senior Center for the Arts, a non-profit arts organization in Nashville which provides high quality, but affordable theatre to all ages.
In just four years as FOunding Director of SCA, Kaine’s Nashville Dinner Theatre brand quickly became one of Nashville’s top performing arts venues with over 18,000 annual attendees. Proceeds from the theatre program went to providing music, d

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