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The Balancing Act’s “Broadway Balances America” Series Shines Spotlight on Broadway Classroom on November 12 at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT)

From a Broadway Classroom workshop in New York City, to the new Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center in Florida, segment highlights the importance of arts education for anyone, anywhere across the country

By - Nov 11th, 2014 09:39 am

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. Wire – DATELINE, 2014)-Arts Education will take center stage on the award-winning morning show “The Balancing Act®,” in collaboration with Broadway Across America, as the “Broadway Balances America” miniseries continues. The penultimate episode of the series will premiere on Wednesday, November 12th at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) and will re-air on Wednesday, November 19th at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime.

Host Olga Villaverde travels to the newly renovated Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, just one of Broadway Across America’s many centers where arts education takes the lead. Olga gets a firsthand look at the interactive workshops that are helping kids gain confidence, think creatively and have fun.

The segment also visits a Broadway Classroom Song & Dance workshop with Pippin, and features insights from the workshop leader and a message from Broadway Classroom President Stephanie Lee. Viewers will learn how Broadway educational workshops can be arranged anywhere across the country to enhance the experience of seeing a Broadway show.

“Broadway Balances America” highlights the shows featured on Broadway Across America’s 2014-2015 Broadway series nationwide – from Boston to Costa Mesa, from Houston to Minneapolis, and everywhere in between.

For more information about group sales and educational workshops in Milwaukee, please visit http://www.marcuscenter.org/group-sales/students/.

About Broadway Across America:
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and is operated by John Gore (Owner & CEO). BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets. As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current/upcoming productions include Beautiful, Million Dollar Quartet and Pippin. Past productions include Bullets Over Broadway, Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Memphis, Promises, Promises and The Producers. Broadway.com is the premier theaterwebsite for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.

About The Balancing Act®
Now in its 7th season, The Balancing Act® continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act® is simple – the show strives to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them positive solutions to enrich and empower them. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act® on weekday mornings Mon.- Wed. at 7:30 am (ET/PT) and Thursday and Friday at 7:00 am (ET/PT) airing on Lifetime® television. For additional information or to view a segment visit: www.thebalancingact.com.

ABOUT THE MARCUS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is owned and partially funded by Milwaukee County. The Marcus Center has been the premier entertainment destination for Milwaukee and Wisconsin since 1969. It provides the setting for outstanding cultural experiences, where the arts come to life for current and future generations. Located in the heart of the Downtown Theater District, the Marcus Center is a community facility that offers live performance of opera, ballet, children’s theater, symphony and first-class national touring productions. For more information on Broadway shows presented as part of BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee, visit the Marcus Center website at www.MarcusCenter.org.

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