Art Spark Teen Arts Summit

a group of teenagers

Get ready for Art Spark: A Virtual Art Summit for Teens. 

Experience a series of professional-level workshops for visual and performing artists and a celebration of teen voices in the arts. Fuel your creative passions at this weekend of art workshops for teens ages 13 to 18. Ignite your creativity.

All sessions are free and require registration through the links listed below.

Hip Hop Dance Master Class with Culture Shock DC
Saturday, March 20, 2021

This session is recommended for participants with previous dance experience.
Get up and moving in this virtual dance master class for advanced teen dancers. Cultureshock DC is the Washington, DC area's premiere Hip Hop dance troupe, committed to creating fresh, innovative choreography and technique. The master class will be a 60-minute intensive focused on learning new steps and styles, all in the comfort of your own home.

Register for the Hip Hop Master Class

Video Storytelling: Master Class in Video Creation

Saturday, March 20, 2021

The voice of the future has never been more important than this moment. This master class will guide teenagers through the process necessary to become their own video storytellers. Lead by local video artist and educator, Alan Callander.

Register for Video Storytelling

Art Spark: Virtual Broadway Meet and Greet with Isabelle McCalla

Saturday, March 20, 2021

What does it take to make it to Broadway?  Ask Isabelle McCalla in this virtual Meet & Greet! Isabelle floated to Broadway on a magic carpet for her debut in 2018, starring as Princess Jasmine in Aladdin after originating the role on the 1st National Tour. A proud UMich BFA graduate, she continued her Broadway takeover in the breakout performance of Alyssa Greene in The Prom. Isabelle loves connecting with fans who want to learn more about her experiences as a young performer making it in the biz.

Register for the Broadway Meet and Greet

Watch Party: A Performance by Charli Dahni, Teen Vocalist
Saturday, March 20, 2021

Celebrate teen’s contributions to the arts in this intimate and soulful virtual performance from 17-year old, Charli Dahni. Charli has soul and passion for music. She has been singing and performing since she was 6 years old, and has grown to be a powerful, expressive teen artist in the Washington, DC area.

Register for the Performance by Charli Dahni

Teen Artist Portfolio Reviews with Anna Trier
Sunday, March 21, 2021

Join us for a virtual one-on-one artist portfolio review with Anna Trier of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Get the insight and professional advice from a professional in the field to help create a stunning portfolio for your dream school. Open to ages 15 to 18. Students will be invited to sign up for a 25-minute session to virtually share their art portfolio in an intimate setting. Limited time slots available.

Register for a Portfolio Review Session

Teen Audition Master Class with Shakespeare in the Parks
Sunday, March 21, 2021

Auditioning for your dream theatre program? Want to get a head above your competition at your next school theatre audition? Put your prep into action and get the insight and tips from professional Washington, DC area actors. Bess Kaye and Jack Schmitt, actors with the Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks, will provide in-depth advice and instruction to make your monologue stand out at your next audition. Participants should prepare an age-appropriate monologue to present.

Register for the Audition Master Class