Monthly Archives: August 2012

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy Open House on Saturday 8/25

Come join The Lofts at 7714’s newest tenant, Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, for their grand opening Open House this Saturday, August 25th from 10 am to 2 pm.  The general public is invited to tour the academy; enjoy refreshments, live music and giveaways, including coupons for
use on that day; and enter a drawing for a FREE month of lessons.

And don’t miss Angela Gordon, owner and founder of Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, as she performs at Mint Hill’s Art in the Park festival this Sunday, August 26th.  The festival starts at 1 pm and goes to 6 pm, with Angela performing at 4:15 pm.

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Yoga is Coming to The Lofts at 7714

Bettie Shea, a certified Yoga teacher, has joined the tenant community within The Lofts at 7714 where she intends to create a peaceful and inspiring Yoga studio in her 250 square foot space.   Bettie’s Yoga instruction concentrates in accessible, alignment-based flow.  She strives to offer “Yoga for Every Body.”

Bettie had previously offered several one-day Yoga workshops in the anchor space of The Lofts at 7714 and when the 250 square foot space became available, she opted to open her own studio with ongoing classes.

Stay tuned for more information about class schedules and registration.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy Celebrates Grand Opening in The Lofts at 7714

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

MINT HILL, NC, August 15, 2012 – Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, LLC, has leased the 3,600 square foot anchor space within the The Lofts at 7714, located at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.  The Academy, which will offer private and group music, voice and theatre arts classes, will celebrate with an Open House on Saturday, August 25th.

Angela Gordon, owner and founder of Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, will lead a staff of highly qualified teachers to provide lessons in every musical category, as well as theater arts, to the residents of Mint Hill and surrounding communities.  “Spotlight will serve an untapped market in Mint Hill providing a convenient and affordable place to learn a musical instrument, further develop existing skills or tap into one’s voice or acting talent,” Ms. Gordon stated.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy opened its doors to students on Aug. 13, 2012 with a primary focus on instruction for students ages 6 to 17 but students of all ages are welcome. “We also anticipate staging theatre productions for the community at the Academy and fielding choral groups to perform in local and travel competitions,” added Gordon.

The Academy will celebrate its Grand Opening with an Open House on Saturday, August 25th from 10 am to 2 pm.  The general public is invited to tour the academy; enjoy refreshments, live music and giveaways, including coupons for use on that day; and enter a drawing for a FREE month of lessons.

“We are thrilled to welcome Spotlight Performing Arts Academy to The Lofts at 7714,” indicated Mary Crotty, managing partner for JMMT Partnership, the owners of the building.  “They make a great addition to our tenant community and further our goal of making The Lofts a welcome home for performing and visual artists.”  In that vein, The Lofts is also home to Pottery 51, a clay pottery studio; Asylum Digital, a music recording studio; and Mint Hill Martial Arts, a traditional martial arts school.

Angela Gordon has over ten years of experience in her field.  With a Masters Certification in Music Business and Songwriting from Berklee School of Music and a Bachelors in Vocal Performance, she has extensive knowledge of various musical instruments, including band instruments; classical, musical theatre and commercial voice; as well as guitar, piano and songwriting.  She has directed several plays, led multiple show choirs and directed the Levine Center Senior Chorus and Arts Group.

For more information or to sign up for classes, call 704-545-7373 or visit www.spotlightacademyonline.com.

For more information about The Lofts at 7714, contact Mary Crotty, JMMT Managing Partner, at 704-968-8286 or marycrottywriting@gmail.com.

Mint Hill Martial Arts Offers Boot Camp

The Lofts at 7714 tenant, Mint Hill Martial Arts, is now offering a fitness Boot Camp.  This is in addition to their traditional and classical martial arts classes in Daitoryu Aikijujutsu, Lai Tung Pai Kung Fu and Tai Chi Chuan.

For more information about the Carido Boot Camp or to register, call 980-BODYNOW!