County of Fairfax, Virginia
The Robert Ames Alden Theatre
at the McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean VA 22101
Media Contact: Sabrina Anwah
Director of Communications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, Jan. 27, 2017
High School Student-Artists Can Win $1,200 by Competing in the James C. Macdonald Fine Arts Scholarship Competition
Application Deadline Has Been Extended to Monday, Feb.6
McLean, Va.- High school students are invited to showcase their artistic achievements in the 2017 James C. Macdonald Arts Scholarship Competition. Sponsored by The Alden, this competition encourages artistic development and promotes study of the arts. The deadline to apply for this year's competition is Monday, Feb. 6.
The competition is open to ninth through 12th grade students who reside or attend school in Dranesville Small Tax District 1A. A $1,200 scholarship prize will be given to first-place winners in each of the following categories: Dance, Theater, Vocal Music and Instrumental Music; second-place winners in all four categories will receive $800; third-place winners each receive $400. There are no restrictions on the use of the award money. Finalists must be present and prepared to perform in a preliminary round the week of March 13, and at the final competition on Wednesday, Mar. 29, to be eligible to receive an award.
Applications can be completed online at: http://bit.ly/1DVkoVM. A non-refundable, $20 fee is required for each application form submitted.
For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/1DVkoVM or contact Alden Youth Theatre Programs Director Danielle Van Hook at Danielle.firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:Danielle.email@example.com> or 703-790-0123, TTY: 711.
To view the MCC tax district boundaries, visit: http://mcleancenter.org/about/district.
About The Alden
Built in 1975, the 383-seat Robert Ames Alden Theatre, "The Alden," is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean and the Washington Metropolitan area that presents a full professional season of interdisciplinary and high-quality performances, lectures and educational programs for audiences of all ages. The Alden is ADA-compliant and will make arrangements for accommodations. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-790-0123, TTY: 711, or visit: www.aldentheatre.org<http://www.aldentheatre.org>.
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The Robert Ames Alden Theatre is a cultural resource for the citizens of McLean that presents high-quality performances, lectures and educational programs for audiences of all ages. The Alden Theatre is ADA-compliant and will make arrangements for accommodations. To request this information in an alternate format, call 711.