NWSA Summer Arts Academy offers exclusive performing and visual arts curriculum.

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NWSA Summer Arts Academy offers exclusive performing and visual arts curriculum. Open to all Miami-Dade County public and private High school juniors and seniors

NWSA will be offering a unique opportunity to 11th and 12th grade students in Miami-Dade County public and private schools students from summer arts academy who plan to attend arts colleges and pursue professional careers in the arts. Program runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM daily, Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 20, 2008. New World School of the Arts, MDC Wolfson Building 5, 25 NE 2nd Street, downtown Miami.

The two-week session promises a low student / teacher ratio guaranteeing students high artistic quality instruction and experience in the areas of dance, music, theater and visual arts.

To be admitted, candidates must be recommended by an arts teacher from their home high school. The total cost for the program is $600 per student; however, scholarships are available to minority and at-risk youth from low-income families who otherwise would not be able to afford this unique opportunity. The NWSA 2008 Summer Arts Academy is funded in part by The Aetna Foundation and by The Children's Trust Foundation.

Tuition / scholarships includes all arts materials, lessons and activities, lunch, snacks as well as a bus pass and / or Metrorail pass to facilitate transportation to and from NWSA, and / or free parking. The coveted program also includes field trips and cultural enrichment sessions to such destinations as the Miami Art Museum and a backstage tour of the Performing Arts Center, and culminates in a free Student Showcase Performance by all of the program students.

Applications must be received at NWSA by Friday, May 23, 2008. Limited space is available.

For more information or for an application, please visit our website at nwsa.mdc.edu or call Lourdes Werner, Director of Student Affairs at 305-237-3472.

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