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Forbes Center for the Performing Arts Open House

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Forbes Center for the Performing Arts Open House

Saturday, September 8, 2018 September 8, 2018 Hotel Madison

The Forbes Center for the Performing Arts is opening its doors to the Harrisonburg community and beyond for an open house on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 10 am to 2 pm. The event is free of charge to the public. Offerings include backstage tours every 15 minutes as well as educational workshops and mini performances in the venues every 15 minutes.

Guests can also:

  • attend interactive dance workshop and mini theatre and musical theatre performances
  • learn how to play the ukulele with JMUke
  • learn about the design and construction of Steinway pianos
  • learn about lighting and sound design
  • experience demonstrations on stage combat, stage makeup techniques, and percussion concepts
  • learn about the development of costumes from the page to the stage and through the ages
  • win free tickets to upcoming Forbes Center performances

Children can also make theatre masks, get their faces painted, and participate in theatre games.

Park for FREE in the Warsaw Parking Deck directly behind the Forbes Center. Handicapped parking is on each floor next to the elevators. Metered parking is located in the outdoor lot adjacent to the deck. Drop-off and pick-up are permitted in the West Plaza Circle.