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10 x August 3 - 16, 2017

10 x August 3 - 16, 2017 x THE ARTS Orlando boasts an eclectic variety of cultural events, performance troupes and arts centers. Theater groups, museums and local attractions offer something to suit everyone. For those looking to learn for themselves, there are numerous music and dance schools, as well as art and acting studios that can teach students the skills they need to become true artists. Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s 13th annual The Arts segment offers an up-close look at some of the area’s most popular venues, groups and experienced schools. Clermont Performing Arts Center For the upcoming season, Clermont Performing Arts Center has lined up bright stars and brilliant performances, from Broadway to Nashville to the musical streets of Motown. Join them for comedy, drama, plays, musicals, concerts and cabarets — all in your own backyard! Standouts include Roseanne Barr; Tuesdays with Morrie, starring Jamie Farr; On Golden Pond; Menopause the Musical; Chubby Checker and Assisted Living the Musical. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the box office, located at 3700 S. Highway 27 in Clermont. Box office hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 352-394-4800. registering students for its 37th dance season. Under the artistic direction of Elizabeth Parsons and Meredith Bright, the school offers dance instruction for all ages in classical ballet, jazz, tap, modern, acrobatics, lyrical and hip-hop. Classes are limited and begin Aug. 7. In addition, the dance company performs at the annual Evening of Dance at Lake Eola on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 407-876-4604, email or visit Orlando Ballet School Elizabeth Parsons School of Dance Elizabeth Parsons School of Dance, located at 116 W. Sixth Ave. in Windermere, is now Orlando Ballet School is regarded as one of the finest training academies in the world and is the official school of the Orlando Ballet.

With three locations in Central Florida, Orlando Ballet School adheres to the American Ballet Theatre National Training curriculum, and its American Ballet Theatre-certified teachers provide disciplined training for dancers of all ages. Orlando Ballet School is now enrolling for fall classes. Locations include the South Campus at 7988 Via Dellagio Way, Suite 204, Orlando, 407-352-9733; Central Campus at 2201 McRae Blvd., Orlando, 407-418-9818; Seminole Campus at 1811 W. State Road 434, Longwood, 407-834- 8895; and administration offices at 3751 Maguire Blvd., Suite 111, Orlando. For registration details, visit Orlando Premier Music Instruction Orlando Premier Music Instruction is the place to find the highest quality x August 3 - 16, 2017 x 11 local music lessons for piano, guitar, voice, woodwind, brass, drums, art and more. Its professional, friendly music teachers offer flexible lesson scheduling and lessons that suit your style, ability and personal needs. They also provide after-school music classes in the areas of piano, guitar, dance, vocal expression, musical theater and intro to drama in several locations around the area. OPMI is offering a new program called OPMI MusicFirst. This unique, cutting-edge “mommy & me” style of music curriculum is an CONTINUED ON PAGE 12 In The Dr. Phillips Marketplace JR TEENS 6-12 TH GRADE Free Audition Workshop! Thursday night August 10th at 6:30pm Broadway talk-back session with Paul Canaan from the original cast of Legally Blonde! Kids YOUTH CAST K-6TH GRADERS THE SEARCH FOR ANNIE AND THE CAST OF... This production will be working directly with Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell and Company, the original Broadway Production team of Legally Blonde! AUDITION SLOTS ARE GOING FAST! ? Classes for all ages in: •Musical Theatre •Acting • Voice •Ballet • Tap •Musical Theatre Dance •Private Lessons •Youth & Professional shows. Register today to get in our 2017/2018 Fall Season KIDS/TEENS THEATRE/DANCE: Musical Theatre Showcase Musical Theatre Intensive Improv and Scene Study Ballet, Tap, Musical Theatre Dance ADULTS: Yoga • Zumba • PIYO • Boot Camp Tap • Improv and Scene Study AUDITIONS AUGUST 12 th and 13 th Sign up for classes & auditions at 7601 Della Drive, Orlando, FL 32819