This week's featured artist is none other than my good friend, Niani Feelings! I am so proud of her and all of the things that she has accomplished. This South Carolina native has hit the road running and currently resides in Oregon where she is working for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival! Check out her interview below!
2) Current Job, Show, Place of employment etc.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
3) What is the normal day like in the life of a performer?
"I'd say the normal day in the life of an artist is full of creation. In my case as an actor, I spend a lot of time in rehearsal working on shows. I also try to journal, improvise in a dance studio...
This week's Featured Artist is someone that I have had the privilege of knowing for a very long time. We were absolute best friends growing up and danced every day together. Rachel grew up in Columbia, SC and now she resides in Paris as a Disney Cast Member. Check out her interview below to find out about her involvement in the arts!
1. Name Rachel Koprowski-Pople
2. Current Job, Show, Place of Employment etc.
Disneyland Paris, "Mickey and the Magician"
3. What is the normal day like in the life of a performer? "The normal day is to come in, get makeup on, then do a warm up, put more makeup on, then a rehearsal o...
Today I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Art's in Basic Curriculum Project's Peer-to-Peer Principal's Network where South Carolina's Superintendent of Education, Molly Spearman as well as Dr. Earl Franks from the National Association of Elementary School Principals spoke.
Molly spoke about her love for the arts ever since she was in school. She went on to receive her B.A. in Music Education at Lander College. Molly was even a music teacher for 18 years! She talked about the importance of the arts programs in our schools and how they will help students prepare for college and beyond. I even had a chance to talk with her after her presentation. I...
Today was a BIG day for the arts in South Carolina. The South Carolina Arts Alliance held an arts rally at the South Carolina State House as well as a Legislative Luncheon that was held at the Capital City Club. Today was just one day of SC Arts Advocacy Week. The rally began with a performance by over 350 choral students that came from Richland District Two schools.
After the performance we headed into the state house to meet and greet the legislators and to encourage them to attend the luncheon. We handed out arts advocate buttons and bracelets as the legislators came through. It was a pleasure meeting so many other arts advocates and seeing some famil...