NexGen 2017 – Central PA

Jumpstart Your Creative Career

Discover the educational and professional pathways toward creative occupations such as digital and visual design, animation, performance, and fashion through a series of workshops and conferences.



Design | Film
Technology | Photography
Performance Art
Music | Illustration
Animation | Fashion

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Saturday, April 1
9 am – 4 pm 
Workshops, Lectures, and Performances

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Participate in the Fashion Show, Hair Stylist Competition, and Photography Competition and so much more!

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Joe Trojcak

Joe Trojcak is a composer, recording engineer, professor, and owner of Progressive Enterprise Sound Studios. He will be teaching on Top Strategies for Freelancing Artists.

Aubrey Lynch

returns again this year to share the world of professional dance, choreography, and life through his honest and engaging presentations. 

Nicole Alleyne

a multimedia designer, producer, and educator from New York. Her education, experience, and curiosity in multiple areas of media production, combine to form unique experiences for her students of all levels.

Megan Piphus

a musical ventriloquist who has graced the stages of “America’s Got Talent”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” will perform live on Saturday, April 1st

Fashion Gala

Models, hair stylists, fashion designers, and more! Presented by Andrea Fulton and ABW Productions.

Star City Players

Local youth dance troupe will perform!

Aminah Cole

Learn from actress, model, singer, and producer Aminah Cole at the Acting Workshop with the Harrisburg Talents Acting School.

Wendell Murray

CEO of Barak, Inc. and Conference Organizer will speak on “Your Creative Child.”

This conference was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Many thanks to our media sponsor, ABC27!