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CENTER FOR THE ARTS
The Award Winning, National Renowned
Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble Christopher Dorsey, Director 2501 NW 11th St. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 www.dillardhigh.com/pva 754.322.0838
From the Principal Mrs. Casandra D. Robinson I am exceptionally proud and honored to be the Principal of Dillard High School. The pride that permeates throughout the campus and community is contagious. I love that Panther Pride! Dillard High School, where teaching and learning is our first priority, has a rich history of over 100 years. With a wide variety of rigorous academic and artistic courses, we are uniquely qualified to work with students from all over Broward County, under the expertise of master teachers. . We are committed to the challenge of equipping our students with skills that will help them to take their rightful place among the many distinguished Dillard alumni. That commitment extends through Dillard Center for the Arts, Broward County’s exclusive high school visual and performing arts magnet program. By helping young people “find their voice,” the blending of both academic and artistic connections toward a quality, well-rounded education allows us to help high school students immerse themselves in their element, their passion and their creativity. I invite you to explore our programs and performances. Discover what makes Dillard Center for the Arts a special place for students with great interest and abilities in music, visual arts, theater, and dance. We’re a family at Dillard High School. We believe we can all achieve and we believe, Together We Make Great Things Happen through Proper Planning, Professionalism and with Panther Pride!
Casnadra D. Robinson CASANDRA D. ROBINSON PRINCIPAL
DILLARD CENTER FOR THE ARTS Dillard Center for the Arts (DCA) is Broward County Schools’ exclusive high school visual and performing arts magnet program providing training in dance, music, theater, and visual arts. At Dillard Center for the Arts (DCA) we’ll bring the magic of the stage to you. DCA seeks to offer preparation for higher education and professions in the arts by providing a diversified curriculum not available at the traditional high school, while creating an environment conducive for artistic growth and development for bright and talented high school students residing in Broward County. DCA provides training in dance, music, theater, and visual arts, complimented by a rigorous academic curriculum. Students must demonstrate ability and interest in one of the four artistic disciplines to be considered for acceptance. And it’s not just our curriculum or distinguished staff and alumni that’s outstanding - our spacious facilities are home to an array of dance studios, music studios, practice rooms, a full scale theatre, and space for a variety of performing arts programs. The mission of Dillard Center For The Arts is to foster independent thinking and creativity in both a challenging and rewarding environment. We cater to students with the drive and talent to succeed in a highly competitive field. Whether you can sing, dance, draw, play an instrument or act, DCA provides the ideal setting and environment to help you nurture and develop your talent. I would like to invite you to become a part of the Dillard Center for the Arts family by applying to our award winning visual and performing arts program. As an institute with a proven track record, our goal is to ensure you achieve the results you want while helping you make the most of your time here. With a huge range of courses to choose from, excellent facilities, and a team of outstanding teachers who have the experience and dynamism to support all students in realizing their potential, we’re perfectly placed to help you succeed.
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DILLARD CENTER for the Arts
DILLARD Center for the Arts The STARS SHINE BRIGHT at DCA DCA is recognized as one of the nations premier high schools for arts education. Our sprawling Ft. Lauderdale facility features several dance studios, private and group music studios, five instrumental and vocal ensemble rehearsal rooms, a state of the art music production lab/ recording studio, three performance venues, as well as several theater and visual arts classrooms, all housed under one roof. At Dillard Center For The Arts (DCA), the visual and performing arts is our specialty! Our ability to integrate a rigorous academic curriculum with an intense study of arts under the tutelage of a highly qualified staff of music educators and industry professionals is just a few of the reasons why you should consider Broward Countyâ€™s premiere visual and performing arts magnet.
DILLARD CENTER for the Arts
The Venue Dillard Center for the Arts features instructional, community, and professional entertainment and informational programs designed specifically for arts education and community engagement.
Dillard Center for the Arts boasts a
orchestra suites, a piano laboratory,
designed specifically for arts education
spectacular proscenium theater with
two acting studios, a music theater
a state-of-the-art sound system and
laboratory, a green room, scene
655 seats, as well as a 4000 square
shop, costume and property storage,
foot Black Box theater and a 250
orchestra pit, make-up/dressing
seat Recital Hall, a 2,500 square
room areas, lockers, showers, ticket
foot art gallery. Designed with
booth and snack bar, the Performing
three dance studios, five visual arts
Arts Center is a one-of-a-kind
studios, two vocal studios, band and
multi-purpose performance center
DCA BLACK BOX THEATER The Black Box Theater, is a unique â€œflexible seatingâ€? venue featuring new and experimental productions. Due to the nature of the venue, the exact number of seats available
for performances may vary.
Access to the Black Box Theater
Therefore, a limited number
is through the Recital Hall Foyer
of seats will be placed on sale
entrance on the south side of
DCA has been constructed to
at the beginning of the season
accommodate attendance for people with
until the exact seating count has
accessibility requirements. Accessible
been confirmed by the technical
seating is available on the main floor in the
staff. All seating in the Black Box
Orchestra seating section of Rows N or P
Theater is General Admission â€“
Please contact the Box Office for additional
on a first-come first-served basis.
DCA SEASON TICKETS JOIN OU R SE ASO N TICK ET S UBS CRIBERS WHO EN JOY LIV E B R OADWAY E NT ERTAINMEN T, LIVE MUS ICAL CON CERTS , B AL L ET AND MOD E R N DAN CE P ERFORM AN CES , CLOSE TO HOME AT T H E B E AU T IFU L D ILLARD CEN TER FOR THE ARTS T HE AT E R .
Why become a season ticket holder?
Exclusive Pre-Sale Opportunities
Our loyal patrons and donors enable us to
Get your tickets to other great Dillard High
bring the best musical productions, dance
events before the general public!
concerts and theatre to Dillard Center for the Arts. Imagine the lights, the costumes,
the atmosphere, and anticipation! As
You wonâ€™t miss a show! We will ensure
the curtain rises, the outside world fades,
there is a space for you in all of the
transporting you to a world of monarchs,
productions of your series.
heroes, villains, passion, rage, wonder, time and LOVE.
Reserved Parking Passes Your parking spot will be reserved for you
To show our appreciation, we offer the
following benefits: The Best Seats
For more information visit
Season Ticket Holders get access to great
dillardhigh.com/showtime or call
seats before groups and the general public.
The Price Season Ticket Holders save up to 30% versus purchasing tickets individually.
Please Note Plays, productions, ticket prices, casting, performance dates and times are subject to change.
BOX OFFICE Box Office & Patron Services Information: The DCA Box Office is located at the east entrance to Building #2, which is directly across from the Dillard High Administration Building. Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9am-3pm. Contact the Box Office by phone at 754.322.0838, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Please do not submit ticket orders by email.
Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.dillardhigh.com/showtime.
• 10 to 24 people receive a 10% discount off regular ticket price. • 25 to 49 people receive a 15% discount off regular ticket price. • 50 and more people receive a 20% discount off regular ticket price. Please visit our website at dillardhigh.com/showtime or contact the Box Office for additional information.
Our productions are possible because of generous gifts from our friends. If you would like to learn more about how you can make a positive impact in the lives of students such as those featured in this brochure, visit our website at dillardhigh.com/giving or please contact Israel Charles, Artistic Director, Dillard Center for the Arts. 754.322.0838 email@example.com
DCA FACULTY Principal Mrs. Casandra D. Robinson
Assistant Principal to the Visual & Performing Arts William A. Barrow
Artistic Director Israel Charles
Dance Faculty Alina Guerrero Pena Enjoli Paul
Music Faculty Sophia Beharrie - Director of Vocal Studies Christopher Dorsey - Director of Jazz Studies Juan Sebastian Fernandez - Director of Orchestral & Piano Studies Phillip M. Jones II - Commercial Music Studies Sheldon McLean - Director of Wind Bands
Theatre Faculty Angela Thomas Steven Whitcombe
Technical Director Paul Thomas
Visual Art Faculty Stacey Jenkins Celestin Joseph Barbara Mazur Administrative Assistant/Box Office Meera Hammad