ATARA: The Association for Torah & the Arts for Religious Artists
Arts Expression, Torah Values is pleased to present:
The 10th Annual Arts & Torah Conference for Women
March 2-5, 2017 in Baltimore, MD
Performances in classical music, original songwriting, dance and theater
• Professionally trained Torah observant women share their talent to uplift and inspire
• Includes full women’s orchestra and performers from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and ISRAEL!
• Thurs March 2 7:30pm – Classical Music
• Motzei Shabbos March 4 9pm – Songwriters & Dance
• Sun Matinee March 5, 3pm – Opera, Theater & Women’s Orchestra
FEATURING GUEST ARTISTS: Bracha Adrezin, Polina Imas, Stella Filler, Franciska Kay, Esther Leah Marchette, Tanya Guterson, Shoshana Michel, Devra Siedel, Fraidel Leah Kletter, Abby Harris, Tzirel Mitzman, Rivki Silver, Miriam Leah Gamliel, performers from Tzohar Seminary for Chassidus & the Arts PLUS DC AREA’s OWN: Women’s band Ayelet HaShachar, Elena Tal, The Baltimore Women’s Orchestra, Shari Rosen, Lazooz’s Michelle Penn, performers from Girls Night On Baltimore and MORE.
PLUS Special Filmmakers program featuring Kol Neshama director and Los Angeles filmmaker Robin Garbose with Leah Gottfried, the creator of Soon by You!
SUNDAY MARCH 5
Master Classes & Workshops in music education, dance, theater, film, comedy and visual art!
• Includes: MUSIC composition, pedagogy and “bel canto” technique, DANCE Lyrical & hip hop. THEATRE Mime, Medical clowning, Acting, Screenwriting, Directing, Successful auditioning & more.
• PLUS Go “Behind the scenes” with filmmakers, producers and band members!
• New track this year: Arts Administration: intellectual property law and generating income as an artist!
• FILMMAKERS PANEL: Featuring Torah observant Hollywood and New York film directors and producers
• JUNIOR ATARA: gifted artists age 10-17
• ART RECEPTION: visual artists present their work
• Plus live stream performances from Jerusalem and a “boutique” for women’s original music CDs, DVDs, art prints & books
WEEKEND INCLUDES Shabbaton for the Arts (March 3-4)
• Torah on creativity, music and the arts, a cappella & mime performance, interactive theater & more.
• Discussion: using the arts as a tool for teaching Torah
• Relationship building with your colleagues – Torah observant women in the creative and performing arts!!!
Register Now! $120 for the entire weekend INCLUDES HOSPITALITY & Shabbos meals!!
Email for artist participation: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization Site: www.artsandtorah.org