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May 25

District 4 Talent Show - Spring Show

City Of Philadelphia
May 27

Spring Dance Recital

The Pretty Pointers
May 27

CANCELED // Improv Night

Venice Island Performing Arts Center
May 28

You Are What You See

Kismet Henderson Productions
Jun 2 to Jun 3

A Night Of Disney

The Star Players
Jun 3

Gone But Not Forgotten

Premiere Dance Academy

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

We hope everybody had a safe and productive holiday season! Venice Island is excited to be ringing in the new year with some of our exciting endeavors:

Venice Island's "Shoebox Company Short Theatre Festival"  

"If you have a short theatre piece to share, or an idea for a short theatre piece that has not yet come to fruition, submit for a spot in the 2017 Shoe Box Theatre Festival! You may be wondering if you should bother submitting your weird idea, and the answer is an emphatic yes.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Our friends over at the Philadelphia Water Department have just uploaded a really interesting article and video, highlighting some of the recent temporary art installments down on Venice Island.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The Young Performers Theatre Camp had eight performances from four camp groups in summer 2015. Our musical theater senior camp, made up of our 15 to 18 year olds, performed Elton John's Aida. Our Teen camp, made up of 13 & 14 year olds performed Cole Porter's Anything Goes. Our Junior camp, made up of 9 to 12 year olds performed Disney's 101 Dalmations. Lastly, our 120-member 9 to 18 year old dance camp all of whom performed jazz, modern, ballet & tap wowwed a packed house.

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Venice Island able to provide low to no cost programming opportunities to youth and families, as well as a very competitively priced theatre and recreation space. Your financial support will go a long way to ensure that Venice Island will continue to provide these great services and achieve our mission.