Voices of Now, a Community Engagement program designed by Arena Stage will present a four-day festival featuring performances by 11 youth ensembles. The festival will bring together more than 150 young artists, ages 11-23, from D.C., Maryland and Virginia who have been working with professional theater artists from Arena Stage for eight months to devise original one-act plays.
WHERE: The Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle
WHEN: All performances are at 7:30
Wednesday, May 9: Jefferson Ensemble, Mentor Ensemble and Wendt Center Ensemble
Thursday, May 10: Burke Ensemble, Metro TeenAIDS Ensemble and Whitman Ensemble
Friday, May 11: Mentor Ensemble, Key Ensemble and Robinson Ensemble
Saturday, May 12: Mead Ensemble, Youth Empowerment Ensemble (Child and Family Services Agency) and Rachel Carson Ensemble
COST: Tickets for the Voices of Now Festival are free, though reservations are required through the Arena Stage Sales Office at (202) 488-3300.