Join the Celebration of Our Artistically Gifted Young People!
On Monday, May 29, PSAE will host the first performance of its 2017 Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto Series. In its 9th year, the series will showcase young actors, dancers, musicians, writers and visual artists in the high profile venue of Spoleto USA Festival through its affiliation with Piccolo Spoleto.
A series of six programs, each program will feature 5 young artists and/or ensembles in a conversation and performance format. All programs are presented at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church across from Marion Square on King Street in the heart of downtown Charleston at 4 PM.
Tickets may be purchased for $8.00 either online at www.piccolospoleto.com, by phone through Ovation-Tix at (866) 811-4111 or at the door.
Location: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, across from Marion Square in the heart of downtown Charleston
Time: 4:00 PM
Dates: May 29, 31, June 2, 5, 7, 9
About Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto
Palmetto State Arts Education is pleased to present Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto 2017. In its 9th year, the six-program series presents artistically gifted students ages 9 through 18. The goal of the Rising Stars series is to provide a high profile performance venue that focuses on the many artistically gifted students. Each performance features five to seven individuals or ensembles that are gifted in classical dance, creative writing, classical music, theatre, or visual art.
WHAT IS RISING STARS?
The goal of Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto is to provide artistically talented youth of the US Southeast (SC, NC, GA, TN, AL, MS, and FL) with a high profile performance venue that recognizes their exceptional artistic talent. The programs will be presented on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the 2017 Spoleto USA/Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, being held from May 29th through June 9th. Each of the six Rising Stars programs will feature five to seven young artists and/or ensembles in a conversation and performance format. The programs will receive special recognition and be listed in the Festival program. All the programs are presented at St. Matthew’s Auditorium, which is located at 1 Vanderhorst Street in the heart of downtown Charleston across from Marion Square.
- Students between the ages of 9 and 18 who are not full-time college students residing in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.
- Students who are visual artists, actors, classical dancers, creative writers, classical solo musicians (instrumental & vocal), and classical musical ensemble groups.