Performing Arts

Employees in the Performing Arts entertain audiences either in live appearances or in recorded or broadcast presentations. The Performing Arts include music, drama, dance, standup comedy, and motion pictures. Workers who support performances behind the scenes—such as screenwriters, composers, choreographers, directors, stagehands, makeup artists, and others—are included in the Performing Arts field.
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Dizzy Gillespie, Part 3
Episode 103

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When the opportunity came for a young Dizzy Gillespie to leave Cheraw, he took it. Dizzy moved to Laurinburg, North Carolina, where he went to school at the Laurinburg Institute. While in Laurinburg...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 1- Jazz Legend | Profile
Episode 101

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Jazz legend John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, was born in Cheraw, South Carolina. Dizzy Gillespie, Cheraw's claim to fame, filled many musical roles, such as trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer...
Dizzy Gillespie, Part 2
Episode 102

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Dizzy Gillespie was awarded the coveted Handel Medal, which is New York City’s most prestigious arts award. Gillespie is also part of the Newport Jazz Festival Program, and introduced friends and...
Part 3
Episode 3

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Lesson three is a continuation of The Magical Theater of Music and will be concerned with the elements which make up a "stage setting"--the style and design of the stage set, its construction and its...
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Episode 1

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This program is Part I in a series coordinated and hosted by Scot Hockman, who served as Education Associate for the Visual and Performing Arts at the SC Department of Education. Joining him on the...
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Episode 2

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This program is Part II in a series coordinated and hosted by Scot Hockman, who served as Education Associate for the Visual and Performing Arts at the SC Department of Education. Joining him on the...
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Episode 3

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This program is Part III in a series coordinated and hosted by Scot Hockman, who served as Education Associate for the Visual and Performing Arts at the SC Department of Education. Joining him on the...