Montverde Academy to Present IN THE HEIGHTS This September
Montverde Academy's upper school presents "In the Heights," directed by Montverde Academy's Theatre Arts Director Roberta Emerson, running September 28-30.
In the Heights is a Tony Award-winning musical written and produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the man behind Hamilton. The story explores three days in the vibrant Latino neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. Life has always been a struggle in this "Barrio" but there's a change in the air as residents find themselves being priced out of their homes. The score features hip-hop, salsa, merengue, and soul music.
Performances run Thursday, September 28 - Saturday, September 30, 7 p.m. each night.
$25 VIP tickets - includes seating in the first six center rows, early admission, beverage and snack
$15 preferred seating - Center rows 8 -16
$10 general seating
Tickets can be purchased HERE.
Montverde Academy's Theatre Arts Director Roberta Emerson Roberta is a graduate of both the University of Minnesota with a BFA in acting and New York University with an MFA in acting. She has worked in many regional theaters around the country, performed extensive voice over and film work, and has been a teaching artist both state-side and in Europe. She is also an affiliate director with CFCARTS. Roberta couldn't be prouder to be the new Theater Arts Director for MVA and she is honored to work with such outstanding students.
Montverde Academy is an international, coeducational, independent college preparatory school for grades PK3-12, with a boarding program serving grades 7-12, and post-graduate studies. Our mission is to inspire students to become knowledgeable leaders with global vision that instills a passion for learning, and that nurtures character development in a disciplined and diverse community. Visit Montverde.org for more information. For more news about Montverde Academy, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @mvaeagles.