Epcot International Festival of the Arts - Week 3 & 4 Highlights
Can you believe that the Epcot International Festival of the Arts is almost halfway done? The following is on tap for weeks 3 and 4 at the Festival of the Arts.
Disney on Broadway - The Lion King
The popular Disney on Broadway performances take place Friday - Monday at the America Gardens Theater at 5:30, 6:45, and 8 p.m. The next two weeks feature performances from Alton Fitzgerald White, who plays King Mufasa, and Kissy Simmons, who plays Nala, from The Lion King Broadway show. Can you feel the love tonight?
Each week there are different seminars available from animation drawing to floral arts that guests can partake in at no extra cost (included with park admission). The next two weeks offer some interesting seminars for guests:
Tuesday January 30, 2018:
Watermelon Carving Stephanie Barlow, National Watermelon Promotion Board Odyssey Festival Showplace Seminar starts at 1:30 PM Watch as a watermelon is artfully carved and take away some tips and tricks that you can use at your next party
Saturday February 3, 2018:
The Art of Disney Animation Story Paul Briggs, Head of Story for Frozen and Big Hero 6, Voice Actor, Director Odyssey Festival Showplace Seminar starts at 1:30 PM Learn about classic story art and methods the artists use to create the amazing films of Disney Animation
Monday February 5 & Tuesday February 6, 2018:
Pancake Art Dan Drake, Co-Owner and Manager, Dancakes Odyssey Festival Showplace Seminar starts at 1:30 PM Watch as Dan incorporates artistry and color to transform pancakes into artistic masterpieces
Each week there are different workshops for guests to enhance their skill set. The workshops due incur an additional cost depending on what workshop you choose. The next two weeks offer some amazing workshops including:
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Floral Arranging Disney Floral & Gifts Odyssey Festival Showplace Workshop begins at 11:00 AM $39 per person plus tax Learn basic floral design principles and create your own petite arrangement in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Epcot
Friday, February 2 & February 9, 2018
Premium Workshop: Painting with a Disney Artist Odyssey Events Pavilion Workshop begins at 8:00 AM $259 per person plus tax, includes continental breakfast After enjoying a continental breakfast, stroll through World Showcase—before it opens—to one of Epcot’s breathtaking landscapes where you will paint your own canvas under the guidance of a talented Disney artist during this 4-hour session
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Animation 101 Todd Bright, Bright Animation, Former Disney Animator Odyssey Festival Showplace Workshop begins at 11:00 AM $39 per person plus tax Make your own animated flip book and learn the fundamental principles of animation
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Disney Cartoons David A. Bossert, Author and Disney Historian Odyssey Festival Showplace Workshop begins at 11:00 AM $39 per person plus tax Learn about the origins and history of Walt Disney's first major animation success in this immersive lecture that includes the screening of rare Oswald cartoons
Are you attending one of these shows, seminars, or workshops? If you could, which one would you choose?
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