Young Artists Take Stage for New Works Festival

More than 100 young performers from around Northcentral Wisconsin will take part in a day-long celebration of the performing arts. New Works Festival 2014, hosted by Introspect Arts will run throughout the day on Saturday, June 21st with two musicals, three plays, a choreography showcase and several other events.

Sunrise 7's Sean Caldwell spoke with festival director Ken Stetzer and playwright Anna Young to learn more about the challenges of putting together such a large event. Emily Vesper, Allie Folino, and Megan Marohl offered a preview of one of the many events taking place throughout the day.

Schedule of Events:
10:00 a.m. - Doors open. Silent Auction begins & Art Gallery/sale begins
11:00 a.m. - Choreography Showcase
12:00 p.m. - "whatever a sun will always sing is you," a new play
1:00 p.m. - "DMV The Musical!" (pay what you can/free will donation performance)
2:30 p.m. - Comedy Improv Troupe & "Silence Is...," a new film
3:30 p.m. - "The Silenced," a new play
5:00 p.m. - "Tea," a new play
6:00 p.m. - Choreography Showcase
6:45 p.m. - Comedy Improv Troupe & "Silence Is...," a new film
7:30 p.m. - "The Fandom Manifesto," a new musical
9:15 p.m. - Art Gallery/sale & Silent Auction close

All events take place at the D.C. Everest Senior High School.

$5 for one event + Silence Is..., Comedy Improv Troupe, Silent Auction, Art Gallery/sale and more.
$20 for access to everything happening during the festival.

To order tickets, visit at the link below.

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