NWSA welcomes the holiday season with the award-winning musical, Fiddler on the Roof

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MIAMI – New World School of the Arts musictheater program celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Tony Award-winning musical “Fiddler on the Roof,” one of the longest-running and most-loved Broadway musicals, presented by the NWSA High School theater juniors and seniors, directed by William Roudebush - adjunct theater faculty of NWSA.
 
Fiddler on the Roof opens at NWSA, just in time for the holidays, on December 5; 7:30 PM, Louise O. Gerrits Theater. 25 NE 2 Street, 8th floor, downtown Miami. Additional performances will be held on December 6, 12, and 13; 7:30 PM, with a matinee show on December 7 and 14 at 2:00 PM. General admission is $15, students and seniors $10. Tickets can be purchased online at http://nwsa.mdc.edu.

Make Art Work (MAW) launches its fifth season with world-renowned choreographer Shen Wei

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swei maw prMiami – In collaboration with MDC Live Arts, New World School of the Arts' Make Art Work (MAW) lecture series launches it's fifth season with MacArthur Award-winning choreographer/visual artist Shen Wei. The illustrious artist will share the stage with Charles L. Reinhart, Director of the American Dance Festival 1968-2011 in an exploratory conversation where Wei will reveal his life as a choreographer, highlighting his impeccable ability to merge both art forms to create his extraordinary choreographic performances. The discussion will illuminate Shen Wei’s working process and will be open to the audience for questions and feedback.

Holiday cheer spreads with the acclaimed NWSA High School Choir Holiday Concert

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holiday concert2014 prMiami – New World School of the Arts gears up for the ever-popular NWSA High School Choir Holiday Concert, this year – for the first time – led by choir director Dr. Leslie Alan Denning. This annual feature has delighted South Florida’s public for decades and will offer the opportunity for our community to cometogether and celebrate the holiday season. Joined by the South Miami Middle School Concert Chorus, directed by Eric Firestone, the program will feature works from Bach’s Magnificat, Fauré’s Requiem as well as holiday favorites.

NWSA presents gripping one-person shows

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Fourteen graduating seniors from New World School of the Arts’ college theater program present One-Person Shows as their B.F.A. Senior Project. Writing, acting and producing their own 20-30 minute piece requires “verve and an abundance of creativity and self-reliance” stated David Kwiat, coordinator of the project at NWSA.
 
Schedule of presentation:
•       Thursday, December 18: Bill A: 5:00 pm; Bill B: 8:00 pm
•       Friday, December 19: Bill A: 8:00 pm; Bill B: 5:00 pm
•       Thursday, January 8: Bill C: 5:00 pm; Bill D:  8:00 pm
•       Friday, January 9:  Bill C: 8:00 pm; Bill D:  5:00 pm
 
All four programs will be presented at the Louise O. Gerrits Theater at New World School of the Arts, MDC Wolfson Campus, Building #5. 25 NE 2 Street, 8th floor, downtown Miami. All performances are free and open to the public.

HOTBED 2014 site-specific installation places NWSA in the center of the Art Basel tour

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MIAMI – 2014 HOTBED, the annual exhibition of exceptional New World School of the Arts BFA visual arts seniors and alumni, will be presented at Lin Lougheed’s CasaLin outdoor art space in Wynwood on the opening morning of Art Basel Miami Beach, following the project’s successful staging there last year. This is the fifth consecutive year for HOTBED, developed and produced by Wet Heat Project’s Bill Bilowit under the guidance and oversight of NWSA Dean of Visual Arts Maggy Cuesta. This year’s concept explores the phenomena of the art colony as rooted in historical tradition, its core aspects of peer community, fundamental patronage and zealousness remaining at the core of artist, art professional and collector relationships today.

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