Rising Stars Showcase

Benefits New World School of the Arts

Friday, March 21 2014, beginning at 5 p.m.
New World Gallery, MDC Wolfson Campus
25 N.E. 2nd Street, Downtown Miami
305-237-3620 Information
Olympia Theater at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts
174 E. Flagler Street, Downtown Miami
305-237-3753 Tickets and Information

New World School of the Arts’ annual Rising Stars Showcase is a celebration that highlights the remarkable next generation of artists. With a cutting-edge exhibition followed by a professionally staged, energy-packed, Broadway-style performance, Rising Stars is an exhilarating display of art, dance, music and theater. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m.

The evening gets underway at the New World Gallery with an opening reception and art exhibition with artwork created by both high school and college students specifically for the showcase. Admission to the opening reception is free and open to the public. The Rising Stars exhibition will be on view through April 30, 2014.

The performing arts lineup takes place at the Olympia Theater at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, featuring performances by actors from the Theater division, as well as dancers and musical artists. Tickets for the performance are $50, $40, $30 and $20.

About New World School of the Arts

The distinguished history of the New World School of the Arts began in 1984 when the Florida State Legislature established the institution to provide artistically talented high school and college students the means to achieve both an academic education and artistic training. In September, 1986, NWSA opened its doors to students in grades ten through twelve. New World School of the Arts is a center for excellence in the visual and performing arts. Through an educational partnership with Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida, NWSA provides a comprehensive educational program of artistic training, academic and creative development, and preparation for professional careers in the arts. Its audition-based programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art, Dance, Music and Theater. NWSA offers the high school diploma as well as a four-year BFA or BM college degree. Visit NWSA.MDC.edu for more information.

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