The top 10 DC public and public charter high school student DC-CAPITAL STARS finalists, selected via a city-wide audition and public voting process, will take center stage and compete for college scholarships at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 8th Annual DC-CAPITAL Stars: The Sounds of Movie Music, presented by the DC College Access Program (DC-CAP). The event is the largest annual fundraiser for the DC-CAP and showcases the students’ artistic abilities in vocal, dance and instrumental performances.
During the show, a panel of celebrity judges (see below) and votes from the audience will help determine the grand prize winner who will receive a $10,000 college scholarship. Each of the remaining performers also will receive a scholarship to be applied toward their first year of college. The performance is followed by a private reception for gala ticketholders.
The evening is dedicated to local businessman and philanthropist, A. James Clark (1927-2015), who is being honored for his lifelong passion for education, commitment to community, and his support of DC-CAP.
Learn more and purchase tickets at www.dccap.org/gala.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Eisenhower Theater
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20566
WHO: Celebrity Judges:
- Donnie Simpson, Radio One disc jockey and TV personality
- Mark Rivera, Award-winning musician, singer and musical director
- Fik-Shun, “So You Think You Can Dance” winner (Season 10)
Ted Leonsis, DC-CAP Board Chair and Host Committee Chair
DC-CAPITAL STARS Top 10 Finalists from DC Public and Public Charter High Schools