Miami, Jan. 15, 2019 – Miami Dade College (MDC) Kendall Campus’ On Stage series presents its first ever Outdoor Community Performing Arts Festival from 12 – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19. This event is free and open to the public.
The festival aims at making the arts accessible to all and bringing students and members of the community together to celebrate local talent, culture and creativity. An outdoor stage will feature performances encompassing all styles of music from jazz and opera to R & B. Dance students will perform African dance and hip hop, while the theater department will act scenes from the play Waiting for Lefty. Bands will also take the stage and there will be a special performance by the Confucius Institute. Interactive activities will engage children of all ages. Attendees can purchase bites at array of local food trucks. Various student clubs will also be present to provide information, sell concessions and assist the public. No outside food or alcohol is admitted.
On Stage is the official concert series of MDC’s Kendall Campus and showcases the combined talents of students, faculty and alumni in the Music, Theater and Dance department, as well as visiting artists. Featuring a distinguished faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and ample performance opportunities, the department guides and develops the artistic, intellectual, and professional growth of its students.
Outdoor Community Arts Festival schedule:
12 – 12:20 p.m., MDC Brass Ensemble
12:30 – 12:50 p.m., Jazz Vocal Fusion
1 – 1:10 p.m., Hip Hop Performance
1:15 – 1:25 p.m., African Dance Performance
1:35 – 2 p.m., MDC Student Band – Mahogany Purple
2:05 – 2:25 p.m., MDC Student Band – Paiige Band
2:35 – 2:50 p.m., Scene from waiting for Lefty
3 – 3:20 p.m., Jazz Band
3:30 – 3:50 p.m., Confucius Institute Performance
4 – 4:20 p.m., Rhythm and Blues
4:30 – 4:50 p.m., Piano
5 – 5:20 p.m., Opera
5:30 – 5:50 p.m., – Wind Symphony
MDC’s Kendall Campus, Soccer Field
11011 SW 104 Street
For more information, please visit the MDC On Stage website http://www.mdc.edu/onstage. High res images available upon request.
MDC’s On Stage Contact: Carolina Salazar, 305-237-2282, firstname.lastname@example.org.