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Annual WFAA TALENT SHOWCASE
Thu, April 20, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
Spotlighting the outstanding and talented, graduating high school seniors in McHenry County, the annual Woodstock Fine Arts Association Talent Showcase is scheduled for Thursday, April 20. The Woodstock Fine Arts Association is awarding ten McHenry County high school seniors the 2017 Helen Wright Fine Arts Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each, and the opportunity to perform in the Talent Showcase on the stage of the Woodstock Opera House.
Open to the public and free, the Talent Showcase is an opportunity to celebrate these aspiring, young people on the stage of the historic Woodstock Opera House. A light reception is held after the Talent Showcase in the opera house's community room for scholarship winners, their families and friends as well as for the talent showcase audience. There is no charge to attend either the Talent Showcase or reception. No advance registration is needed.
The Helen Wright Fine Arts Scholarship has been given since 1964 to graduating seniors in McHenry County who have recognized abilities in the performing, literary and visual arts and who plan to continue their education and dedication to the arts following graduation. In the past 10 years, WFAA has awarded $77,000 in scholarships.