FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb 22, 2021
Program Contact: Elizabeth Malone, 301-446-3259
Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311
M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreations, Prince George’s County Announces Virtual Teen Art Summit
Riverdale, MD – The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County presents Art Spark: A Virtual Teen Art Summit, taking place online on Saturday, March 20, 2021 - Sunday, March 21, 2021. Art Spark features master classes and teen professional development opportunities in theatre, visual arts, dance, and video.
The summit includes:
- A virtual meet & greet with Broadway star Isabelle McCalla (featured as Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and as Alyssa Greene in The Prom)
- Special performance from local teen vocalist, Charli Dahni
- Virtual master classes with CultureShock DC and Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks
- Artist portfolio reviews with Anna Trier from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Elizabeth Malone, Department Arts Specialist, stated “The Arts and Cultural Heritage Division, on behalf of the Department of Parks and Recreation, is proud to bring the fourth annual Art Spark: A Virtual Teen Art Summit online this March.” She continued, “Log on and get ready for a series of professional developments for teen visual and performing artists, and a celebration of teen voices in the arts. Fuel your artistic voice at this weekend of intimate, art workshops for teens ages 13 to 18.”
Schedule of events includes:
Saturday, March 20
- Hip Hop Dance Master Class with CultureShock DC
- Video Storytelling: Master Class in Video Creation
- Virtual Broadway: Meet & Greet with Isabelle McCalla
- Virtual Watch Party: A Performance by Charli Dahni, Teen Vocalist
Sunday, March 21
- Visual Arts Portfolio Review with Anna Trier
- Audition Master Class with Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks
Teens ages 13 to 18 can register for individual workshops at arts.pgparks.com. Limited space is available. Advanced registration is required.
About the Department
The Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit www.pgparks.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, and Instagram. The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services.