New World School of the Arts offers exhilarating dance and music performance to residents of Kings P

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10/8/2007

New World School of the Arts offers exhilarating dance and music performance to residents of Kings Point in Tamarac at state-of-the-art Palace Theater, Sunday, October 21, 2007

MIAMI--- The exceptional dancers from New World School of the Arts, accompanied by the school’s Concert Choir take their 3 dancers in an energetic snapshot at Kings Point Palace Theater exhilarating rhythms to the community of Kings Point, in Tamarac Florida for a one-day performance at the Palace Theater. The 2:00 PM performance highlights 48 dancers performing a Caribbean work by choreographer Peter Landon’s, a modern piece by Uri Sands, Paul Taylor’s, Esplanade, an African dances by Garth Fagan and by Terrance Jamison. Also performing, the NWSA 52-singer concert choir, conducted by Dr. Al Clark, will present a vast repertoire of chorus favorites, a barbershop quartet and various solos. In collaboration with Kings Point Culture Club, the performance is at the Palace in Tamarac on Sunday, October 21 and is open to the general public and to residents of Kings Point. Tickets are $12.00 per person and may be purchased by calling 954-726-5026.

    With over 1,000 seats, the NWSA performance is well attended every year at the state-of-the-art venue and at $12.00 per ticket, part of the proceeds is earmarked for the New World School of the Arts. “Not only is this a wonderful partnership, it is also mutually beneficial. Kings Point and NWSA have worked together for over a decade and we understand how important our presence in their community. Always receptive to our needs, Kings Point reciprocates by attending our events throughout the year and by offering financial support. This is of utmost importance for our institution, particularly this year when funding has become increasingly more challenging” stated Daniel Lewis, Dean of Dance at New World School of the Arts. From theater performances to dance revues and from NWSA’s symphony orchestra to its annual opera, the residents of Kings Point are loyal supporters of the school often attending a significant number of events performed throughout the year.

     Offering quality entertainment to its residents, the Kings Point Culture Club regularly brings in cultural events of various genres and interests to its residents - among these are renowned comedians, dancers, musicians, singers, authors, poets and even politicians. A long-time supporter of New World School of the Arts, President of the Culture Club, Sydney Spector, looks forward to this year’s performance as he comments “Thank you for all the years that you brought us a great entertainment show –We look forward to many more years of great entertainment.” Built over twenty years ago in Tamarac Florida, Kings Point is an over-fifty five retirement community with over 30,000 residents.
 

 

New World School of the Arts was created by the Florida Legislature as a center of excellence in the performing and visual arts, and is an educational partnership of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Miami Dade College and the University of Florida. Through its partnership with the University of Florida NWSA is able to grant Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees.

For more information, please call the NWSA Dance Division at 305-237-3582 or visit www.mdc.edu/nwsa.