2017 Rising Stars Showcase, an Evening of Art

Benefits New World School of the Arts


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Friday, March 31, 2017
Art Exhibition: New World Gallery (5 - 6:30 p.m.)
25 N.E. 2nd Street, Downtown Miami - Free
Performance: Olympia Theater (7 p.m.)
174 E. Flagler Street, Downtown Miami
www.NWSA.MDC.edu
VIP Reception: NWSA (immediately following performance)
25 N.E. 2nd Street, Downtown Miami
305-237-3502 (VIP Tickets)
JLeary@MDC.edu

Rising Stars is a professionally staged, energy packed, one-of-a-kind performance that presents the extraordinary talent of high school and college students from New World School of the Arts, Florida's premier arts institution.

The showcase begins at the New World Gallery with a juried visual arts exhibition featuring impressive student artworks. The show, as diverse as the school population, includes painting, drawing, design, sculpture, digital media and installations.

The evening continues just a few blocks away at the historic Olympia Theater with excerpts from dance, music and theater works performed by the high school and college students during the school year.

The showcase will also feature the work of world-renowned artists in the areas of dance, music, theater and visual arts, who will be coming back to NWSA to celebrate their alma mater's 30th year.

In celebration of New World School of the Arts' 30th Anniversary, Rising Stars will continue the festivities immediately after the performance with a VIP Reception at the school, where guests will have an opportunity to join the celebration. In attendance will be NWSA founders, alumni and faculty, art enthusiasts, local media and other friends and supporters of New World School of the Arts.

About New World School of the Arts

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New World School of the Arts was conceived 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 and in 1987 admitted the first class of college BFA students. NWSA’s audition-based programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance, Music, Theater and Art & Design. NWSA offers the high school diploma the AA college degree as well as a four-year BFA or BM degrees.