Recommended for grades 6 - 12
RITON, Grammy-Award-Winning Recording Artist, DJ & Producer: Henry Smithson, best known by his stage name Riton, is an English electronic music DJ and producer. Kicking off his career in dance music during the 1990s, this initiated his big success with the label Switch Recordings. In 2016, Riton hit chart success with the track "Rinse & Repeat"; the track featured vocals from Kah-Lo. Make sure to check out Grammy-Award-Winning DJ and Producer, Riton!
ABOUT MEET THE EXPERTS: LEARN ABOUT THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY—FIRST HAND!
As part of a career-preparedness series, learn about the entertainment industry and the different opportunities available to those inspired by the arts! From performing on stage to production and management, there is a lot more to learn than meets the eye as an audience member. This series will consist of performers and professionals that represent many genres and those who make it happen. Meet the Expert will provide an eye opening opportunity to understand the everyday practices of professionals in the theater world. The sessions are aimed towards 6th -12th graders across Eagle County. Meet the Expert aims to reach a new age bracket, not normally served by STARS, reaching out to middle and high school students with insightful information for career development or inspiration. The VPAC will present artists and professionals who will lead a 45-60 minute session where they talk about their career, combined with a presentation or performance and live Q&A.
WHERE: A Zoom livestream event — enjoy it from your home or classroom.
WHAT: Educational sessions exploring the many opportunities in the entertainment industry.
WHEN: Select Wednesday's at 1:00pm MST. Each session will last approximately 40-60 minutes.
WHO: The series is designed for Eagle County students 6th - 12th grade.