City Lights North is a free performing arts school located in Farmington, Maine. They educate children in dance, singing, acting, sound production, set design, and community participation and organization. Classes are offered seven days a week when a program is in session.
The only cost is hard work. In the disciplined training, students build character. In the process of learning to teach other children, they learn responsibility and become leaders. Through community performances and workshops, they learn a sense of social responsibility—for their communities, for their ability to effect change through art and through one-on-one involvement. Through professional performance and touring opportunities, they learn to overcome individual differences, to share and cooperate, to earn respect through hard work, and to never give up on themselves.
A signature event is the annual two-week “summer performance camp” usually held the last week of June and first week of July, bringing together children from the greater Farmington area and from the Boston City Lights program.
Learn more by visiting www.bclperformingarts.org
, calling (207) 778-9114 or (617) 543-9749, or stopping by their location at 231 Broadway, Farmington (the old State Theatre building).
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Farmington, the Shire Town of Franklin County, is nestled in the foothills of Maine’s High Peaks, only 45 minutes from Augusta and 90 minutes from Portland. We are the gateway to Maine's Lakes and Mountains region, and we invite you to stop along your way.
Not sure where to start? Take the Walk Around Farmington trail. Soon you'll notice that Farmington is one of Maine’s best-preserved downtowns. Here among our beautiful historic buildings, you will find a wonderful array of independently-owned shops and eateries, farmers markets, and contemporary professional services. Locally-made goods highlight quality Maine workmanship and friendly faces appear in every doorway.
Spend a day with us--park (for free!) in one of several convenient locations, lose yourself in our eclectic shops, enjoy a meal (without having to drive!) and finish with a movie or a cultural event at our University of Maine at Farmington campus.
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