Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tri-DAC Nominations for Summer 2017 Program

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Tri-District Arts Consortium Summer Program. Middle school students who attend the public schools of Lexington One, Lexington/Richland Five and Richland Two are eligible to participate. This year marks the 32nd year Tri-DAC has provided students an outstanding and concentrated study of the arts through this summer program.

The program is designed for artistically gifted and talented students who are rising sixth through ninth graders in the summer before the 2017-2018 school year. Students may audition in creative writing, dance, music (strings, vocal and wind/percussion), theater or visual art.

The Summer Program will be held on the campus of the Palmetto Center for the Arts (PCA) at Richland Northeast High School June 26 through July 15 from 9:00 am till 3:15 pm each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and until 4:15 pm on each Wednesday. Monday and Tuesday July 3rd and July 4th will be observed as a holidays. Cost for the three weeks will be $400.00. 

Arts teachers, classroom teachers, administrators or parents may nominate students. Nomination forms may be obtained from the principal’s office at district elementary or middle schools or by contacting the Gifted and Talented Coordinator in one of the three districts: Mrs. Erin
Fitzgerald, Lexington One; Mrs. Tami Richardson, Lexington/Richland Five; or Dr. Maria Kratsios, Richland Two. Nomination forms for all art areas, along with general information about the Tri-District Arts Consortium are also available on our web site at www.tridac.org.

The District Coordinator must receive all nominations by January 16, 2017. Applications will be sent to each student nominated. Spaces for qualified students from each district are limited.

Auditions for Dance, Vocal, Wind/Percussion and Visual Art students will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Richland Northeast High School. Auditions for the areas of Creative Writing, Strings, Theatre and Visual Art students will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Richland Northeast High School. There will be no make-up auditions.