Shining a Spotlight on the Broadway Classroom

Broadway Balances America

The Balancing Act visits a Broadway Classroom Song & Dance workshop in New York City with the cast of Pippin and, it features insights from the workshop leader and a message from Broadway Classroom President, Stephanie Lee. Viewers will learn how Broadway Classroom workshops can be arranged anywhere across the country to enhance the experience of seeing a Broadway show.


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Meet Me on Broadway

Children and adults get to experience all aspects of a Broadway production in these interactive workshops from Broadway Across America

Ahhh Broadway, the stage, and the lights, the music and the players — it all works together to create a magical experience for everyone who goes.

Of course travelling to New York City and attending a show on Broadway is something a lot of Americans are unable to experience due to distance, cost and more. So if you can’t get to Broadway……

Broadway will come to you — thanks to Broadway Across America!

Broadway Across America is a unique program that has been bringing the joy of experiencing live theatre around the country to people of all ages for over 20 years!

Thanks to New York City’s Broadway Classroom and, Broadway Across America, you can also enhance the experience of seeing a Broadway show by taking part in an interactive workshop that gives children and adults the chance to experience all aspects of a Broadway production.

  • Keeping the Arts alive in our communities and schools is a vital part of education
  • Children have a chance to learn, explore and express themselves in a medium that encourages exploration of self and imagination.
  • This unique program allows children to see the world around them in a dimension they don’t get a chance to see in everyday life.
  • Going to the theatre together as a family for the first time can be a very special bonding moment for all generations.

You can visit http://www.broadwaybalancesamerica.com to learn about all the different programs, workshops and experiences available across the country and in your area.

The workshops organized by Broadway Across America allow students to learn as much as they desire about live theatre, enabling them to meet actors, directors, writers, set designers and more. The experience shows students who may be interested in a career in the Arts, all the different opportunities available to them, fostering confidence and raising self-awareness.

Get ready to enjoy yourself and step under the lights of Broadway, no matter where you live. It is an experience you won’t soon forget. We’ll meet you on Broadway!

To learn more, please click here to see the show that aired on The Balancing Act on Wednesday, November 12 and 19th at 7:30 am (ET/PT) on the Lifetime Channel.

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The Balancing Act's “Broadway Balances America” Series Shines Spotlight on Broadway Classroom on November 12 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT)

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The Balancing Act’s “Broadway Balances America” Series Shines Spotlight on Broadway Classroom on November 12 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT)

From a Broadway Classroom workshop in New York City to the new Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center in Florida,
this segment highlights the importance of arts education for anyone, anywhere across the country

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. PR LOG – November 11, 2014) – Arts Education will take center stage on the award-winning morning show “The Balancing Act®,” in collaboration with Broadway Across America, as the “Broadway Balances America” miniseries continues. The penultimate episode of the series will premiere on Wednesday, November 12th at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) and will re-air on Wednesday, November 19th at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime.

Host Olga Villaverde travels to the newly renovated Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, just one of the performing arts centers affiliated with Broadway Across Americawhere arts education takes the lead. Olga gets a firsthand look at the interactive workshops that are helping kids gain confidence, think creatively and have fun.

The segment also visits a Broadway Classroom Song & Dance workshop in New York City with the cast of Pippin and, it features insights from the workshop leader and a message from Broadway Classroom President, Stephanie Lee. Viewers will learn how Broadway Classroom workshops can be arranged anywhere across the country to enhance the experience of seeing a Broadway show.

“Broadway Balances America” highlights the shows featured on Broadway Across America’s 2014-2015 Broadway series nationwide – from Boston to Costa Mesa, from Houston to Minneapolis, and everywhere in between.

For more information about these programs and the “Broadway Balances America” series, please visit http://www.broadwaybalancesamerica.com.

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About Broadway Across America:
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and is operated by John Gore (Owner & CEO).  BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets.  As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre.  Current/upcoming productions include Beautiful, Million Dollar Quartet and Pippin. Past productions include Bullets Over Broadway, Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Memphis, Promises, Promises and The Producers. Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.

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