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New World School of the Arts

New World School of the Arts is a Florida Center of Excellence in the Visual and Performing Arts. NWSA provides a comprehensive program of artistic, creative and academic development through a curriculum that reflects the rich multicultural community of Florida. The school empowers students to become state, national and international leaders in the arts, challenging them with innovative ideas as they prepare for professional careers in a global community. These principles guide intensive and rigorous education for talented high school and college/university arts students. NEW WORLD SCHOOL OF THE ARTS FULFILLS ITS MISSION BY: Providing a curriculum that enables students to develop a broad understanding of their roles as artists and citizens; Maintaining a climate which reflects the rich ethnic diversity of the community; Fostering opportunities for students to express their cultural heritage.

25 NE 2nd Street

Miami, FL 33132

(305) 237-3135
Presented by the New World School of the Arts Theater Division, the College music theater students will present IN THE HEIGHTS (music and lyrics by Lin Manuel-Miranda). The award-winning musical is the story of a close-knit Hispanic neighborhood in Washington Heights, New York. Over the course of three days, the protagonist - Usnavi, along with his neighbors, fantasize about winning it big and the possibility of closing shop in their small familiar surroundings to venture into the unknown in search of better opportunities. They soon realize that what they so eagerly seek can be summed in just a few city blocks and has been with them all along. At the end, all they have is more than worth fighting for. November 30, December 1, 7, 8; 7:30 PM December 2, 9; 2:00 PM Louise O. Gerrits Theater, NWSA building 25 NE 2 Street, Miami