Traverse City Events: Inspire your kids with the magic of Broadway right here in Traverse City! Take them to the free Take It From the Top recital at City Opera House on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Take It From The Top is a nationwide four-day musical theatre workshop for students age 10 – 18 interested in learning more about performing on stage. Broadway professionals mentor students on site and participants study the craft of music, dance and theatre. The intensive workshop culminates in a live performance at the City Opera House showcasing the talents and the work the students put in throughout the workshop.

Local students from Northern Michigan have taken this journey toward living their acting dreams with Take It From The Top and are ready to perform for the enjoyment of their community, friends and family. No tickets are required for this event, seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

MSU Federal Credit Union Institute for Arts & Creativity at Wharton Center, in conjunction with City Opera House and Old Town Playhouse, is excited to bring the Take It From The Top musical workshop and recital back for its fifth year. Arts education is a vibrant part of the non-profit mission at City Opera House and Wharton Center. The primary goal of City Opera House education programs is to connect learners of all ages to the performing arts by offering a range of programs suited to a variety of learner needs. It is the City Opera House’s hope that participants of every age will find that participation in the arts enriches, enhances and broadens one's life.

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