Preview, ATC's Online Newsletter
No. 1 - Fall 2011
ATC In Our Community
Gala 2011 Celebrates Arizona Theatre Company’s 45TH Anniversary
Since 1990, Arizona Theatre Company’s annual Gala has launched the Tucson arts season and become a glittering local tradition. ATC sparkles this 2011-2012 Season on Saturday, October 1, 2011, with its 21st Gala at the historic Temple of Music and Art. Dine, dance and be dazzled by this elegant evening full of entertainment under the stars. This year’s Gala Co-chairs are Laurie Kaye Glaser and Kim Bourn.
In conjunction with the event, ATC has named Lew Schorr and Lewis and Roca as recipients of the 2011 Georgy Award which will be presented at the Gala, The Georgy Award was created to honor George Rosenberg, an Arizona Theatre Company Trustee Emeritus and longtime benefactor of ATC, at the first Gala in 1990. Since then, the Georgy Award has been presented annually to individuals and organizations that have made an outstanding commitment to the theatre and a meaningful contribution to ATC. Both recipients this year have beendriving forcesin the Tucson community and for ATC as advocates for Arts Education.
GALA 2011 begins at 5:00pm with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception in the Temple Courtyard located at 330 S. Scott Ave. in downtown Tucson on Saturday October 1. Immediately following, guests will enjoy an exclusive performance by Academy Award nominee Jevetta Steele, star of ATC’s highly-acclaimed production Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. An evening of dinner and dancing, accompanied by a live auction, will round out the festivities. Genevieve and the LP’s,one of Tucson's finest live Soul and R&B bands featuring the amazing vocals of Genevieve Gaus, will provide live music for guests’ dancing and listening enjoyment. Dress is cocktail attire.
All proceeds from GALA 2011 support ATC's education and community engagement programs that enhance the theatre experience and foster the artists and audiences of the future.
Ticketsto GALA 2011 are $200 each or a table of 10 for $2,000. For more information about GALA 2011, contact Mae Krueger, Associate Director of Development at 520.884.8210 ext. 8302 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Corporate sponsorships and tables are still available.
Please mark your calendar and plan to join us on Saturday, October 1 at The Temple Lounge. You will be sure to have a great time for a great cause!