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The Palm Springs Young Playwrights Festival

WELCOMING STUDENT SUBMISSIONS

Deadline to submit student plays:
August 31, 2020

Artslift Conference 2020Enhancing student achievement through the arts

Tuesday | September 29, 2020

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
UCR ARTS
3824 Main Street | Riverside, CA 92501

The new Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) unit strives to promote and expand the arts in Riverside County.

Lead by artist, poet, activist, speaker, and arts instructor Mrs. Louisa Higgins, the unit will be developing a county arts plan, supporting districts who would like to create their own plan, and providing VAPA standards, support, and training to our districts.

RCOE VAPA Priorities include:

  • Initiating Arts Residencies for county alternative education programs
    • Boys Arts Mentoring – Court Schools
    • Everybody Dance Now – Community Schools
  • Developing Arts Partnerships with arts organizations
    • Poetry Out Loud
    • Inlandia Institute
    • Palm Springs International Film Festival
    • International Dance Festival
    • Palm Springs Young Playwrights Festival
    • UCR – Be Your Own Kind Of Beautiful