The 2016 National Performing Arts Festival at Walt Disney World took place on Friday, Feb. 19 through Monday, Feb. 21. This unique performance event is a three-day festival filled with competition and inspiration. Theatre and dance students from across the country join together to learn from Disney actors, participate in various workshops, compete in performance competitions, and most importantly, make memories that will last a lifetime.
Here are 10 of our favorite photos from this year's National Performing Arts Festival:
Lights, cameras, action! Let the festival begin ...
Students taking advice from a professional actor during their Workshop for Actors.
Winning an award is only made better when you receive a hug from Mickey Mouse.
Students bust a move in the dance workshop.
Disney park-goers received an amazing performance from a National Performing Arts Festival group chosen to perform on stage.
Experiencing a live music performance during the Meet the Actor Session.
Students shine in an outstanding performance.
Strike a pose during the Solo and Duo Competition!
This group was Walt Disney World ready!
Students participating in a Q&A session with Disney professionals.
The 2016 National Performing Arts Festival was truly a memorable trip. Thank you to everyone involved in making this event a sensational one. For information about the 2017 National Performing Arts Festival, please visit our website.