Mark Allen was born to perform. And he is looking to put his vast stage experience to good use as a finalist in the 2012 Rising Star Emerging Performing Artist Award Competition on March 24. It takes place at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College, Columbia, MD. This event is part of the 15th Annual Celebration of the Arts Gala in Howard County, a fundraiser for the 31 year-old Howard County Arts Council.
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