ArtsBridge Foundation is offering a Zoom panel discussion for graduating seniors to get behind-the-scenes of the theater industry and ask experts career advice. CONTRIBUTED

Recent high school grads offered theater career advice

Recent Georgia high school graduates have an opportunity to learn a few things about the theater industry just as they’re preparing for the rest of their lives.

ArtsBridge Foundation, a local arts education nonprofit, is offering the class of 2020 a chance to participate in a behind-the-scenes meet-and-greet with top industry leaders from Broadway. 

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“We are honoring the class of ’20 with access to this exclusive webinar including a star-studded panel discussion with top names of Broadway,” said Jennifer Dobbs, executive director of ArtsBridge Foundation. “[Recent graduates] will learn from theater industry experts about the important resources they’ll need during the transition from high school to the ‘real world’ of their professional careers.” 

Panelists include director Kenny Leon, scenic designer Beowulf Borrit, performer Shuler Hensley and choreographer Warren Carlyle, as well as other choreographers, makeup artists, talent managers, agents and others from Broadway such as performers Elaine Hendrix and Norm Lewis and producer/director Kenneth Green.

Registration is first-come, first-served and open until 10 a.m. June 18 at the special events page of the ArtsBridge Foundation website, ArtsBridgeGA.org/special-events. 

The discussion is set for noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 19. 

Questions? ArtsBridgeGa.org or education@ArtsBridgeGA.org

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