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  • Meet The Artists of Shakespeare in the Parks AS YOU LIKE IT: Christian Gibb
    Christian Gibbs: Orlando 1.Whats youre background? I was born in the Caribbean raised in NYC and the DMV. I love bringing words to life through performance. My grandfather was my personal griot; his joy in storytelling inspires me. 2. Whats your favorite thing about performing in front of a live audience? One of my favorite things is the sharing of energy between the audience and actor. The connection to a live audience is very different than to a camera or no audience at all. 3. What has been the most ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Exploring Theater Arts Camp At Harmony Hall
    Have a child whod love to spend the summer exploring drama dance singing costumes and all the other magical elements that bring a play together? Our Exploring Theater Arts Camp being held at Harmony Hall still has a few slots still available. The class culminates in a final production staged for friends and family and is the perfect summer activity for drama-loving kids aged 8-14. The camp starts next week so act now! For details and to Register go https://smartlink.pgparks.com/smartlink/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.asp HERE ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, August 12, 2017
  • Call For Entries For Sole Purpose Exhibit
    Use a soon-to-be discarded shoe as a starting point or create one entirely from scratch. Artists are given the challenge to re-construct re-invent and re-design the shoe with Sole Purpose at Arts/Harmony Hall. ... Read More
    Published on Friday, August 11, 2017
  • Student Songwriting Workshop With Grammy-Nominated Artist
    Aspiring Middle and High School songwriters are invited to join Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Eric Roberson and members of his multi-talented band for a fun-filled day of music making. Roberson is an outstanding storyteller and his music is relatable allowing him to form personal connections with each of his listeners. His music is unconfined to a singular genre and is influenced by elements of music styles varying from soul rhythm & blues house hip-hop jazz rock and more. His music is personal poetic positive and progressive. Bring your instrument (optional) and lunch. ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, August 5, 2017
  • Meet The Artists of Shakespeare in the Parks AS YOU LIKE IT: Willem Krumich
    Meet the Artists of Shakespeare In The Parks: As You Like It Willem Krumich: Jacques/Charles the Wrestler Whats your background? Ive been in love with theater as long as I can remember and that crystallized when I performed in American Shakespeare Centers youth camp. Since then Ive performed in areas all over Virginia DC and Baltimore. Whats your favorite thing about performing in front of a live audience? Theres something magical about a live audience both on and off the stage. Were not selling a product as you would find ... Read More
    Published on Friday, August 4, 2017
  • Call For Artists For Sculptural Bus Shelters
    Deadline to Apply: September 29 2017 5:00pm The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation on behalf of Landex Development LLC is accepting artist proposals for the design and fabrication of two (2) sculpturally-devised bus shelters for placement at two (2) revitalization sites on Rhode Island Avenue in the Prince Georges County Gateway Arts & Entertainment District. The project is privately funded and intended to engage the imagination of Gateway Arts District stakeholders. The Bus Shelter placements will be provided outside of the newly constructed Studio 3807 and Artisan at 4100 as a ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, August 3, 2017
  • Meet The Artists of Shakespeare in the Parks AS YOU LIKE IT: Chelsea Mayo
    Chelsea Mayo: Rosalind 1. Whats your background. Im originally from Nashville TN and I moved to DC after graduating from Vanderbilt University. Locally Ive worked at Shakespeare Theatre Company Quotidian Theatre Company Chesapeake Shakespeare Company and Annapolis Shakespeare Company among others. Im an Affiliated Teaching Artist at STC and this is my first show with PG Shakes. 2. Whats your favorite thing about performing in front of a live audience? For Shakespeare - direct address. Its especially fun when playing a character like Rosalind who has the audience on her ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, August 2, 2017
  • What Juneteenth Means To You
    At our annual Juneteenth celebration this past Saturday Arts On A Roll asked attendees to fill a massive canvas with their response to the question: What does Juneteenth mean to you? They responded with thoughtfulness and enthusiasm. Visit the post on our Facebook page and add your own answer to the question https://www.facebook.com/Artspgparks/photos/a.1453921334850024.1073741828.1433978450177646/1889988077910012/?type=3&theater in the comments. ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2017
  • 2nd Star Productions Presents Mary Poppins At Bowie Playhouse
    Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the Oscar-winning 1964 film this authorized Disney musical production was adapted for West End and Broadway by Julian Fellowes the creator of Downton Abbey and won the Olivier award in 2005. The original Broadway production ran for over 2500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven 2007 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Dancing chimney sweeps flying kites spoonfuls of sugar and classic Disney songs you know and love! Directed by Fred Nelson Produced by Eugene Valendo Music Direction by Sandy ... Read More
    Published on Monday, July 31, 2017
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