The Big Picture

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April 17-20 at the McGlohon Theater

The Big Picture is a dynamic health education and community outreach initiative that is solely written and performed by and for adolescent youth.  Based on data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Youth Risk Behavior Survey, this youth initiative addresses the current trends and health related issues facing teenagers today, with a focus on positive behavioral and health choices.

Tuesday, April 18-Thursday, April 20 10:30am performances for 9th grade health students. If you are affiliated with a school or group and would like for your students to attend one of the free daytime performances please contact Amber Jones at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 704-381-8342 to reserve your seats for your students.

Wednesday, April 19 - AHEC Conference for mental health providers. Register for this conference here.

Thursday, April 20 - 7:00pm FREE Community Performance. Please reserve your tickets today and join us for the free community finale of The Big Picture 2017. You can reserve your tickets here.

The Teen Health Connection Youth Drug Free Coalition Teen Advisory Board will be showcasing their PhotoVoice project highlighting protective factors and community norms related to youth substance use and abuse.  

Engage. View. Contribute.

(Select from the icons below to watch the 2016 preformance, view or photogallery or make a contribution to The Big Picture health initiative)

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Visit our photogallery to see pictures from previous performances of The Big Picture.

You can watch reviews from local leaders who attended the 2016 premiere performance of The Big Picture here.

If you would like to contribute to The Big Picture health initiative please click on the icon below. Thanks to a dollar for dollar match grant from The Leon Levine Foundation, you could double the impact of your gift if you donate by June 1, 2017. Some restrictions apply. Please contact Terry Albanese 704-381-8369 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.