LET SMART ARTS INTO YOUR HEART…
as you connect with dance, theatre, music, and more. This intimate setting provides for the perfect cultural journey, as guests come aboard to enjoy performances, participate in question/answer discussions, and meet artists. Where performance entertains, Smart Arts edu-tains.
Stay tuned for the Smart Arts 2020-2021 season! Discover: Ballet Folklorico Mexico, Aquila Theatre’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ Wand’ring Minstrels, National Players’ A Raisin In The Sun, Kidoons’ Jungle Book, Ice Creative Entertainment’s Spinning Tales of Peter Pan & Cinderella on Ice, Cirque Zuma Zuma, Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra’s Spooky Silents: A Silent Film Halloween, Tomaseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas, Goitse (St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Concert), Tamburitzans, and National Players’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream—all at Westchester Community College!
Smart Arts is just that: first-rate, affordable, and conveniently located with ample free parking and ticket discounts for children, students, and seniors.
Ticket Purchase Options:
- Mail-in: Make CHECK payable to FSA/Cultural Affairs and mail to (include a stamped, self-addressed envelope): Office of Cultural Affairs, Hankin Academic Arts Building, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla NY 10595.
- At the door: CASH ONLY – Available 30 minutes prior to show time.
- Online: CREDIT CARD – Click on the “Buy Tickets” link (Print out and bring emailed purchase confirmation for admission)
SMART ARTS & SMARTS ARTS PERFORMANCE ACADEMY (SAPA)
The Office of Cultural Affairs has established the SMART ARTS PERFORMANCE ACADEMY (SAPA) for Westchester’s aspiring artists in the Pre-College and College Divisions. SAPA offers a great platform for young creatives to perform their works and the works of others in: music, dance, voice, drama, film, and literary arts. Also, master workshops are conducted by noted professionals in the performing arts to allow students to hone their performance skills, to learn about the creative process, and to engage with artists in the field. SAPA is artistic exploration, professional development, along with cultural, social and community engagement!
Smart Arts, in conjunction with the Smart Arts Performance Academy (SAPA), has provided a platform for creatives at SUNY/Westchester Community College to present their talents with a variety of virtual showcases.
SAPA presents its first ever Performing Arts Virtual Showcase. The talents of WCC students and faculty are displayed through song, poetry, and film.
In collaboration with the WCC Film Club, Smart Arts hosts its first Documentary Short Films Virtual Showcase and Narrative Short Films Virtual Showcase. The compilations feature contributions by WCC’s talented film students!
Smart Arts presents its Visual Arts Virtual Showcase. Featured are works by WCC students in various visual arts mediums, as well as, film shorts related to the creative process within the visual arts.
In collaboration with the Fashion Design & Merchandising Program, Smart Arts presents the Fashion Design Virtual Showcase, a compilation of works by fashion design students at WCC. This is a look into some of the students’ design process towards finished products.
Additionally, Smart Arts’ virtual programming of professional artists introduces its first presentation, a collaboration with WCC’s Poets & Writers Series called BEAT POETRY & JAZZ.
BEAT POETRY & JAZZ is a compilation of poetry written and spoken by George Wallace, first Poet Laureate of Suffolk County, and music improvisations performed by father/son jazz duo Edward (Skip) (on piano) & Jonah Weinstock (on drums). Both George Wallace and Edward (Skip) Weinstock are Adjunct Professors of English at Westchester Community College. Enjoy the rhythms of both poetry and jazz!
For inquiries about the Smart Arts program and/or the Smart Arts Performance Academy, please contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at: (914) 606 – 6262.