The Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2020 is just around the corner and Walt Disney World has revealed the schedules and details for the Disney on Broadway Concert Series as well as the workshops that will be available during next year’s event.

  • The Disney on Broadway Concert Series will return on January 17, 2020 with performances of show-stopping numbers from legendary Disney musicals.
  • The Disney on Broadway Concert Series schedule is as follows:
    • Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White
      • January 17
      • January 20 through 21
      • January 24
    • Heidi Blickenstaff and Gavin Lee
      • January 18 through 19
      • January 22 through 23
    • Kissy Simmons, Heidi Blickenstaff, Alton Fitzgerald White and Gavin Lee
      • January 25
    • Kara Lindsay and Kevin Massey
      • January 26
      • January 28 through 29
      • February 1 through 2
      • February 5 through 6
    • TBD
      • January 27
      • January 30 through 31
      • February 3 through 4
      • February 7 through 8
    • Kara Lindsay, Kevin Massey and TBD
      • February 9
    • Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland
      • February 10
      • February 12 through 13
      • February 18 through 19
      • February 22 through 23
    • TBD
      • February 11
      • February 14 through 17
      • February 20 through 21
    • Ashley Brown, Josh Strickland and TBD
      • February 24
  • Performances are at 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:00 PM daily from January 17 to February 24, 2020.

The Disney on Broadway sign lights up a stage filled with instruments at the Festival of the Arts

The Disney on Broadway sign lights up a stage filled with instruments at the Festival of the Arts

  • Special workshops will also be held in the World Showplace Events Pavilion every Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 11:15 AM throughout the event.
  • Each session gives Festival Guests a unique opportunity to create original art and walk away with an enhanced skillset or new understanding of various techniques.
  • The various workshops include:
    • Ink & Paint Animation – Many of Disney’s animated features were created with 2D Cel Animation. Learn about the history of 2D Cel Animation and paint your very own Ink & Paint Cel with one of Disney’s Ink & Paint artists.
    • Each week, guests will paint a different Disney character:
      • Saturday, January 18, 2020 – Mickey Mouse
      • Saturday, January 25, 2020 – Minnie Mouse
      • Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Donald Duck
      • Saturday, February 8, 2020 – Pluto
      • Saturday, February 15, 2020 – Goofy
      • Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Mickey Mouse
    • Disney 3D Paper Crafting – Guests will create their own dimensional paper artwork. Learn techniques to cut, fold and add spacers to your work to create 3D Disney shadowbox art. Guests will have the opportunity to make their own framed magical masterpiece.
      • Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    • Gesture Drawing Basics: “Story Telling Drawings” – Come learn the art of quick sketching from a former Disney animator whose credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch and Brother Bear.  During this workshop guests will create their own sketch to take home. Gesture drawing of people is a foundational practice for animators, story board artists and directors. A single drawing can tell a story.
      • Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM
      • Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM
    • Animation 101: Flip Book Fundamentals – Create your own moving magic and watch your drawings come to life during this animated workshop! Learn the fundamental principles of animation with a former Disney animator whose credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Tarzan, Lilo & Stitch and Brother Bear. Tools to complete your creation will be provided.
      • Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM
      • Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM
    • Doodling with Viz – Experience doodling to the next level. Learn, watch and draw your own doodle with hidden pictures and words to create a Viz Art Ink masterpiece.
      • Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM
  • Workshops $45 per guest, plus tax. Epcot admission is also required.

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts 2020 begins January 17 and will run through February 24.

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