Posts Tagged ‘ Theatre Arts ’

Supporting Arts & Arts Education in Chatham County: Remarks to Chatham County Commissioners

April 16, 2012
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Supporting Arts & Arts Education in Chatham County: Remarks to Chatham County Commissioners

Investment and Achievement Benefits of Arts in NC In addition to improving the quality of life and promoting communities to new residents and business, the creative community offers tangible, economic benefits. As of 2009 in NC, this industry created and sustained almost 300,000 jobs, generated $10 billion in employee compensation, and produced more than $40

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Convergence

October 15, 2010
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Convergence

Recently,  NHSAEF, ChathamArts, & NHS Arts Ed hosted a local Creative Conversation for National Arts & Humanities Month, and our friends from EbzB, Serena Ebhardt and David zum Brunnen, presented a great interactive program on Arts Integration. Students, teachers, administrators, and community members participated in a short example as Serena & David led us through

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Moving Right Along…

September 21, 2010
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Moving Right Along…

For our next act, we’ve got an exciting program planned for October, National Arts and Humanities Month. It’s a collaborative effort and we hope to attract broad spectrum of the community … Pittsboro, NC—NHS Arts Education Foundation, ChathamArts, and the … Continue reading

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In the Thick of It Thicket

March 22, 2010
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In the Thick of It Thicket

Last week I was listening to a Downstage Center Podcast from the American Theatre Wing.  Susan Hilferty, Broadway costume designer for Wicked, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and Spring Awakening was interviewed and talked a lot about … Continue reading 

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Snippets

February 25, 2010
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Snippets

I love the things that just appear on my digital doorstep.  Since my husband introduced me to google alerts, every day I get information both useful and quirky. At the moment, in addition to alerts for “arts education” + “gina harrison” , I’m getting

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Looking Back on the Way Ahead

August 19, 2009
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Looking Back on the Way Ahead

As an addendum to the NorthwoodArts Annual Report, here’s a short retrospective slide show of highlights from 2008–2009. Marching band season, the fall drama Up the Down Staircase, dance & choral concerts, parades, art exhibitis, Into the Woods, Tri-M music honor society, graduation, drama camp. Another year at Northwood has begun. Students, teachers, parents, and alumni

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NorthwoodArts Report Online

August 11, 2009
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NorthwoodArts Report Online

I’ve completed the NHS Arts Ed. Department’s annual report and posted it online at last!  The back page includes a tentative calendar of events for the coming year, so of course it will need updating, but otherwise I think it’s complete. There’s information about Northwood instrumental music, choral music, dance (NHS has the oldest public school

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New Horizons

July 12, 2009
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New Horizons

Last week we got to visit Chicago for a few days. Immediately after dropping off our bags at the hotel, we walked over to Millenium Park and had a delightful afternoon, happening on to an open rehearsal by the Grant Park Orchestra for their concert the following night of Bruckner’s 4th Symphony.

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