Triangle Rising Star finalists take DPAC stage June 2


   DURHAM – Twenty students from area high schools will perform at the Triangle Rising Star Awards at 6:30 p.m. June 2, 2013, at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), 123 Vivian St.
The program brings area high school musical theater students together to compete for educational scholarships; it is a member of the National High School Musical Theater Awards, a national program. The two student winners will receive $1,000 academic scholarships along with an invitation to represent the Triangle Rising Star Awards in an all-expense-paid trip to the National High School Musical Theater Awards in New York City, June 25-July 2, 2013. After a week of coaching, auditions and rehearsals, the students will perform “on Broadway.”
“DPAC is pleased to recognize such amazing local talent from such wide regions of the Triangle at the upcoming Triangle Rising Star Awards. It is an amazing educational opportunity for a chance to experience performing on the DPAC stage as well as the opportunity to be a part of our very own Nederlander program in New York City (the Jimmy Awards),” said Rachel Gragg, senior director of marketing at DPAC.
Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased at or (919) 680-2787.

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