Update: This giveaway is now closed.  But continue reading to learn more information about the Summer Camp & Fall Class Offerings from Forefront Arts.

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Sponsor Spotlight:  Forefront Arts

Do you have a child that just loves to perform?  One that enjoys becoming a character on stage?  Forefront Arts is ready to help your child develop that character – both on & off the stage!  With six metro Atlanta area locations, Forefront Arts provides on-site training in performing arts to its students.

Services include:

  • Enrichment Programs for Schools
  • Classes in the Performing Arts
  • Workshops & Summer Camps
  • Drama Clubs for Schools, Community Centers & Private Groups

Forefront Arts would like to extend an invitation for you to get involved & see what their current clients already know!

“Schoolhouse Rock” Tickets on Sale Now

The Young Actors Ensemble will present “Schoolhouse Rock” in an upcoming show featuring students from all over the metro area, including some from Cumming & Forsyth County.  Not only would this make a fun family night out event, but it will also be a perfect opportunity to see what your child could do at Forefront Arts.
Performances at the New Dawn Theatre in Duluth will be as follows:

  • May 18th – 7pm
  • May 19th – 2pm
  • Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
  • Advance tickets can be purchased from a cast member or by emailing info@ForefrontArts.com or calling (708) 299-4956.

Psst:  We’re giving away tickets to the show!!  Keep reading for details on how to enter!

Summer Camps at Forefront Arts

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Join Forefront Arts for an exciting week of Camp!
During the June 4th – 8th Drama Camp in Johns Creek, students will participate in creative play, music & dance rehearsals, fun theatre games, crafts, and rehearsals … all culminating in an exciting show of “How to Eat Like a Child”  on Friday!  They’ll be exposed to many aspects of live theatre including auditions, line memorization, movement, music, blocking, theatrical makeup, and set & costume design.  It will be a great combination of work AND play hard!
All are welcome – novice & experienced!
More About “How to Eat Like a Child” Drama Camp
Dates:  June 4 – 8
Location:  Johns Creek Presbyterian Church
10950 Bell Road Johns Creek, GA 30097
Ages:  6 – 14 years
Times:  9am to 3pm
Cost:  $150
Final Show Performance:  Friday, June 8th at 7pm
Click here for more information or to register.
For a complete listing of all camps offered throughout the Atlanta area, click here.

Fall 2012 Registration is Now Open

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Registration for the 2012-2013 Season is now open and already filling up. You’ll find a great line-up of classes being offered at its Johns Creek location, including:

  • Creative Dramatics – Young performers will begin to build their confidence & creativity as their experience fun theatre games, music, puppetry, crafts & other creative activities.
  • Musical Theatre:  Annie – Students will learn acting technique, theatre etiquette & terminology, all while bringing characters & songs to life from the popular production, Annie.
  • Improvisation – Learn how to think on your feet & perform as an ensemble without a script!
  • Musical Theatre: Seussical the Musical – Students will receive instruction in basic music theory, work on singing & dancing skills while preparing for a showcase performance of Seussical The Musical.
  • Acting – This class will be tailored to each student’s experience level – learning how to make strong choices using their faces, voices & bodies to portray different characters.
  • Young Actors Ensemble – Students will learn all about the different elements that go into a successful theatrical production, while working towards the end goal – a full-length Broadway musical!
More about 2012-2013 Class Offerings at Johns Creek
Location – Academy of Fine Arts at Johns Creek Presbyterian Church
10950 Bell Road Johns Creek, GA 30097
Fall Session: Week of September 10 – Week of December 10
Winter / Spring Session: Week of January 14 – Week of May 13
All Sessions are on Tuesdays
Click here for times & additional details.

Visit Forefront Arts online to view a complete class schedule, read class descriptions, and to register.

Young Actors Ensemble

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Registration is currently open for the Young Actors Ensemble for the 2012-2013 Season.  The Young Actors will rehearse weekly in Johns Creek and perform a full-length Broadway Jr musical at a local theatre upon the completion of the Season.  Students age 7 through 17 are invited to join the ensemble for the production of “Flat Stanley Jr“.  In addition to rehearsals, students will receive further training in auditioning & theatre etiquette, music theory, singing & dancing, along with drama games & the overall experience of learning to work as an ensemble.  Professional actors, vocalists & choreographers will work with the cast to help them reach their full potential!
Ensemble classes will be held at Johns Creek Presbyterian Church on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30pm weekly.
For more information on joining the Young Actors Ensemble, click here.

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We’ve got 2 tickets to giveaway to an upcoming presentation of “Schoolhouse Rock”, May 18th or 19th (winner’s choice).  This is a great way to enjoy a night out and also experience all that Forefront Arts has to offer!  Take your son or daughter to see if they want to experience all the on-stage fun!
To Enter:
Simply leave a comment below & let us know if you have a favorite Broadway production. Have you seen a presentation on a Broadway stage?  Or maybe a local presentation of one?  Or if you’ve never had the opportunity, which one would you love to see one day?  Share!


Disclosure (The Quick Version): Giveaway will close on Monday, May 14th at 10:00pm EST. ONE winner will be selected from all above entries via Random.Org to win. Winner(s) will be notified via email & have until Tuesday, May 15th at 10:00am EST to submit their mailing address.
Disclosure (The Longer Read):
While this giveaway is being promoted on Facebook, it is in no way associated with, sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook. By entering this giveaway, you acknowledge this and release Facebook from any responsibility of such. Furthermore, you acknowledge that any information provided for entry is being provided to Cumming Local and not to Facebook.

No Purchase necessary. Giveaway open to all residents, 18 years of age or older, in the US (although it would make most sense if you lived in or near Forsyth County, Georgia). This giveaway opens at time of publish and closes at 10pm, on Monday, May 14th.  Entry is only accepted via the forms listed above (completion of tasks & entry of comment on this post). Each prize is valued at less than $600. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Winner(s) will be selected via Random.Org and notified via email. Winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize & provide a mailing address for shipment. If unclaimed, a new winner will be selected in the same manner. By submission of an entry, reader acknowledges that they are 18 years of age or older and also grants Cumming Local the right to use their name in a winner’s announcement, if applicable. By submission of entry, reader agrees to hold Cumming Local harmless in the event that the prize in some way negatively impacts the winner. Giveaway hosted by Cumming Local, LLC PO Box 972, Cumming GA 30028. Void where prohibited by law.