SOUTHERN NEVADA WOLF TRAP EARLY LEARNING THROUGH THE ARTS
This regional program, serving Clark County, is in cooperation with the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts in Virginia. The internationally respected arts program provides innovative arts-based teaching strategies and services to early childhood educators, parents and children up to five years old through the disciplines of drama, music and movement.
The Southern Nevada Wolf Trap Early Learning Through the Arts is one of 16 regional programs of Wolf Trap and is in partnership with United Way of Southern Nevada Success by Six with funding provided by Citibank.
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS PARTNERS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM
This national program fosters partnerships among arts organizations, schools and communities. The Smith Center is proud to be a member of the program offering a variety of opportunities to students and teachers including:
• Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers
• Demonstration Teaching in Classrooms
• Developing Arts Integration in Schools
NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATER AWARDS
The Smith Center is coordinating a community-wide competition that will culminate in the Smith Center High School Musical Theater Awards in spring 2013. The two top performers in the local competition will have the opportunity to participate in the week-long National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City. More than 50,000 students across the country participate in 30 regional competitions leading up to the week in New York, and The Smith Center is facilitating Nevada students’ participation for the first time.
The Smith Center is pleased to partner with CAMP BROADWAY® to offer two week-long theater arts camps in the summer: one for 6 to 9-year olds and one for 10-17 year-olds. CAMP BROADWAY® is recognized as an industry leader in theatre arts camps that promote character building and life-long learning through the performing arts. Since 1995, the company has hosted over 20,000 children from around the world; June 2012 marked the first time local students had the opportunity to participate in the program at The Smith Center.