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About Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto
Palmetto State Arts Education is pleased to present Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto 2018. In its 10th 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 2019 Spoleto USA/Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, being held from May 27th through June 7th. 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 Parrish Hall, which is located at 1 Vanderhorst Street in the heart of downtown Charleston across from Marion Square.
October 14, 2018 Online Applications open
February 15, 2019 Deadline to apply
March 15, 2019 Applicants notified of decision
May 27, 2019 Opening Performance
May 27-June 7, 2019 Series dates
- 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.