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.
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.
The Percent for Art Program of the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy commissions exceptional and enduring works of site-specific public art by renowned and emerging artists for City buildings and public spaces. Philadelphia’s public art collection is recognized as the largest and most remarkable in the world.