MACON THE STAGE
Macon the Stage: Talent Expo is a collaborative community event that offers emerging, seasoned and distinguished artist an opportunity to exhibit their creative brilliance; while providing family friendly “edutainment” and honoring the rich history of artist that have contributed to Macon’s “artsphere.” The initiative is a community partnership between the Douglass Theatre and Land Mindz to raise funds to provide scholarships for youth interested in attending the Douglass’ STAGEWORKS summer theatre camp.
Bourbon, BBQ & Black Broadway
JUNE 5, 2019 - JUNE 6, 2019
FAMILY FRIENDLY. OPEN TO PUBLIC. GROUPS WELCOMED.
FRIDAY, 7:30pm-9:00pm “Lyrical Canvass” Kickback and enjoy, with a sneak peek of today’s top rising stars. This creative showcase includes singing, dance, spoken word, and comedy artist from the local community and across the diaspora. Limited Seating Available. +$4
SATURDAY, 11:30am-12:30pm “Learn Out Loud” performance intensive workshop. An opportunity to Master the fundamentals and hone your acting and performance skills to succeed on and off stage. Limited Slots Available. FREE for youth (8-12yrs old). $5 at-door donation for individuals 13 & up.
CELEBRATE & EAT
SATURDAY, 5:30pm-6:30pm “VIP” pre-closing performance reception. Includes a tribute to an industry-changing artist of yesterday and today; and awards ceremony. +$30
SATURDAY, 7:00pm-8:30pm “Closing Performance” exhibit. ABTF Encore & Best of the Fest main-stage theatrical performance- Eclipsed by Tony Award nominated Danai Gurira (“Walking Dead” and “Black Panther”), directed by multiple award-winning Rhonda Wilson. +$20