Davie, Fla. (August 17, 2017) – Bailey Hall kicks off the 2017-2018 season with a free Festival of the Arts on Sunday, September 9 from noon to 5 p.m. The whole family is welcome to enjoy performance showcases, a behind-the-scenes venue tour, an art walk and children's activities. Participants can also purchase a variety of offerings from a fleet of food trucks.
Bailey Hall will offer a special preview of the eight-event mainstage season featuring innovative dance and theater from New York, musical mash-ups from artists around the globe and genre-bending shows mixing elements of film, shadow puppetry, live action and live music. The sneak peek will also draw back the curtain on an exciting six-concert series of South Florida JAZZ at Bailey Hall. The event includes a look at the return of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, which is back for a second captivating season of six independent films and post-screening discussions with the film makers.
The Rosemary Duffy Larson Classical Series unveils its lineup of top-quality solo and chamber music concerts while the College of Visual and Performing Arts will offer a preview of its exciting season of theater, dance and performances by the Broward Symphony Orchestra, Broward College Symphonic Band and Broward College Choral Society, among others.
Additional Bailey Hall presenters will participate in Festival of the Arts including Dance Explosion, Dancing Plus, Envision Ballet Theatre, Florida Children's Theatre, Florida Youth Orchestra, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and Standing Ovations.
The box office will be open throughout the event offering special one-day-only ticket pricing. There will even be a "test drive" opportunity for those interested in making the perfect choice when selecting seats for shows in the upcoming season. For a complete schedule, visit BaileyHall.org.
The flagship venue of Broward College, Bailey Hall is located on the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus at 3501 Davie Rd. in Davie and offers free parking.
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ABOUT BAILEY HALL:
Bailey Hall offers Broward College students, faculty and the South Florida community with highest quality cultural entertainment and programming which is hip, smart, engaging, and authentic. The College uses its various music, theater, and film series to incorporate an academic component for its fine arts and visual arts students through master classes, workshops and participation. Recently, Bailey Hall underwent a $5.6 million renovation to improve the experience, sound and atmosphere.
ABOUT BROWARD COLLEGE:
Serving more than 63,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.