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Items filtered by date: November 2020


Carpenter Academy of Irish Dance (CAID) is proud to announce student Darla Sutrich, from the Asheville location, won the Adult Championship for the Southern Region of the Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America Southern Region, Oireachtas. This is the highest level of Irish Dance in which an adult dancer can compete.

Asheville Performing Arts Academy is expanding its programming to offer students who are choosing the 100% online option for their school education in the Spring the opportunity to attend our School by the StageAPAA’s virtual learning support center.
We are opening in August in our new 4000 sqft premises at 55 Shiloh Road and will offer  places to students to be supervised onsite Monday and Wednesday from 8:30am to 3:00pm. Students will also be welcome to stay onsite until their regular afternoon Academy classes start.

Designing for Prep Program's production of Macbeth began with a class investigation into what life was like in 11th Century Scotland. After unanimously agreeing that even though we would not want to live there, our costuming would reflect the period rather than setting the story closer to the present day. (We made a creative exception for the witches because Willow was committed to the use of glitter and a rainbow color palette).

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