Graphic designers create illusion of authenticity through “Alternate Realities”

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jkato kelvi prMIAMI--- Nine graphic design college students from New world School of the Arts present Alternate Realities – an exhibition that puts into question what is and is not real offering alternative options. “Alternate Realities attempts to question reality as we know it while highlighting the influential power designers have in regards to creating the illusion of authenticity,” said Rosario Martinez-Cañas, director of the show and NWSA faculty member. “The designers involved in this show each present vastly different premises that parallel our own reality to a convincing degree.”

Opening Reception is on Thursday, October 23, 2014, from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. New World Gallery. 25 NE 2nd Street, downtown Miami. Reception is free andopen to the public. Show will be on view from October 23 thru November 17; Monday - Friday; 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM.

The NWSA music calendar of events offers varied concerts throughout Miami

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nwsa symphony orchestra prMiami -- The October music calendar at New World School of the Arts is rich with NWSA high school music students in multiple ensemble performances. They include the Jazz Ensemble; and Instrumental Ensembles, which will be presented in different Miami areas.
Directed by Jim Gasior, Associate Professor Jazz Studies at NWSA, the High School Jazz Ensemble will interpret energizing Jazz tunes alongside guest vocalist Lenard Rutledge. The robust program will showcase such popular songs as Hubbard’s The Intrepid Fox, Concerto for Clarinet by Artie Shaw, Victor Herbert’s Indian Summer, and the ever favorite Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard, arr. Nelson Riddle.

NWSA Repertory Dance Ensemble launches the Dance season with a vibrant, wide-ranging program. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

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repertory prMIAMI--- No in its third season, New World School of the Arts’ NWSA Repertory Dance Ensemble continues to be the opening concert for the NWSA dance season. Gracing The City of Aventura, the concert features a dynamic program with performes in the ballet, modern and hip-hop styles. This year’s performance will feature NWSA’s talented High School and College dancers performing a varied evening of choreography.

"Rock 'n' Roll" jumpstarts the NWSA college theater season with a special recognition to Philanthropists Ralf Lutrin and Alfred Allan Lewis

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MIAMI – New World School of the Arts theater program kicks off the NWSA college theaterseason with Rock ‘N' Roll, a play written by British playwright Tom Stoppard. With direction by NWSA Faculty member and Artistic Director of Zoetic Stage, Stuart Meltzer, the play features the NWSA college theater students. “Rock ‘N' Roll is one of the greatest political epic plays for our generation and we are thrilled as artists to have the chance to sink our teeth into the work of Mr. Stoppard and challenged as theatre people to be honest with the storytelling,” said Meltzer.

Professor Maria Martinez-Cañas receives prestigious Civitella Ranieri Fellowship

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civitella fellows mcanasNew World School of the Arts photography professor Maria Martinez-Cañas was one of 13 fellows and one Director's Guest at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Umbria, Italy. Nominated by a Museum curator, Martinez-Cañas was offered the opportunity to live and create work during six weeks in a 15th century castle located in rural Umbria. The fellowship alsoincluded round-trip travel, room, board and studio space.

Dr. Daniel Andai, is selected as NWSA dean of music

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Miami, Florida—New World School of the Arts has selected a new dean to lead its award-winning music program. Dr. Daniel Andai, an internationally acclaimed professor and performer, will begin in his new post this August when classes resume at the renowned arts conservatory. Dr. Andai brings a wealth of artistic, academic and administrative experience to NWSA, having held leadership positions across the nation. As the Dean of Music, Dr. Andai will serve as the chief academic and artistic officer for the Music Division of New World School of the Arts, overseeing administration of both the high school and college programs in Music.

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