ADVISORY BOARD

 Mayor David Still

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Mayor David Still

City of Lawrenceville

GCPS and Central Gwinnett High School are proud to partner with the City of Lawrenceville to bring the School of the Arts to life!

City of Lawrenceville

 Ann-Carol Pence & Anthony Rodriguez

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Ann-Carol Pence & Anthony Rodriguez

Aurora Theatre Co-founders

Aurora Theatre is committed to producing quality, professional theatre for the Southeast, North Georgia, and our most ardent supporters—the residents of Gwinnett County. We will serve these communities by offering entertainment that nurtures a love of theatre and develops a new generation of theatergoers. 

Aurora Theatre

 Nite Driscoll

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Nite Driscoll

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

CEO

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media (AIMM) has a uniquely effective approach to vocational training for musicians, audio production, and recording engineering.

Utilizing a well-rounded curriculum of classroom instruction, stage performances, computer labs, recording studios, and live clinics, AIMM offers an extensive education that no other Accredited Music College can match.

AIMM

 Carolyn Wright & Sylvia Culberson

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Carolyn Wright & Sylvia Culberson

LONA Foundation

The LONA Foundation mission is to Offer a Universal Artistic Expression to the Community, to Provide Access to All Forms of Cultural & Creative Experiences, to Educate in an Inspired Environment, because....The HeARTS Matter!

LONA Foundation

 Angela Harris

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Angela Harris

Dance Canvas

Executive Artistic Director

Dance Canvas, Inc. is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organization, incorporated in the City of Atlanta in 2008 with a mission to provide opportunities and venues to increase the awareness of professional dance in Atlanta. We achieve our mission through three program areas of service: Choreographer Career Development, Youth Leadership Development, & Audience Engagement.

Dance Canvas

 Jessica Kiger

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Jessica Kiger

The Atlanta Opera

Director of Community Engagement & Education

The Atlanta Opera’s mission is to build the major international opera company Atlanta deserves, with a vision to reimagine opera.

Atlanta Opera

 Laura Cole

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Laura Cole

Atlanta Shakespeare Company

Director of Education & Training

We believe that to build a better world, our art must actively educate, engage, and reach out to each new generation of young people. Thus, we have committed ourselves to this task with the same enthusiasm, intellectual vigor and passion that drives all of our professional work. This extraordinary alignment of ASC's Core Aesthetic, company values, and teaching methodology gives our work the power to change lives. Doing just that time and time again for our adult audience on the main-stage and for tens of thousands of young people all over Georgia is our mission, our plan, and the embodiment of our artistic vision.

Atlanta Shakespeare Company

 Jaclyn Hofmann Faircloth

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Jaclyn Hofmann Faircloth

Georgia Gwinnett College

Assistant Professor of Theatre

Georgia Gwinnett College

 Nikki Toombs

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Nikki Toombs

True Colors Theatre 

Education Director

True Colors Theatre Company is a nonprofit regional theater company based in Atlanta, GA. True Colors Theatre Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich traditions of Black storytelling while giving voice to bold new artists from all cultures. We add dimension and relevance to our work on the stage through active community engagement and 3rd – 12th grade education programming. The vision of Artistic Director Jamil Jude is for the company to thrive at the intersection of artistic excellence and civic engagement.

True Colors Theatre

 Laura Ballance

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Laura Ballance

The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning

Executive Director

The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning is dedicated to bringing art lovers, leaders, and learners together through quality programs and exhibits. We accomplish this through visual arts initiatives, such as year-round fine art exhibits and classes for all ages; as well as community arts initiatives which reach out to underserved students and residents throughout Gwinnett.

Hudgens Center

 

 Lara Langston

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Lara Langston

Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)

Director of Educator Outreach

SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.

SCAD

 

 Dr. Steve Flynt

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Dr. Steve Flynt

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Associate Superintendent

 

 Anthony Smith

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Anthony Smith

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Assistant Superintendent

 David DuBose

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David DuBose

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Director of Fine Arts