Friday, April 20, 2007

Tucson: Arizona Theatre Company Gala 2007 Honors The University of Arizona School of Theatre Arts

From: Arizona Theatre Company []
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 12:10 PM
Subject: Arizona Theatre Company Gala 2007 Honors The University of Arizona
School of Theatre Arts

For Immediate Release
April 19, 2007


Arizona Theatre Company celebrates its 2007-2008 season on Saturday, October
6, 2007 with its annual Gala at the historic Temple of Music and Art at 330
S. Scott Avenue. Dine and dance under the stars with ATC artists, supporters
and staff. For the past fifteen years, this event has launched the arts
season and has become a Tucson tradition.

The evening begins at 5:00 PM with a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception in
the courtyard of the Temple, followed by the Gala performance of Hershey
Felder as Monsieur Chopin. After the performance, attendees will enjoy
dinner and dancing under the stars.

Monsieur Chopin begins at Frederic Chopin's salon in Paris. As Monsieur
Chopin's piano lesson unfolds, he reveals secrets about the art of the piano
and composition, as well as secrets about himself. Considered by his
contemporaries, and now by history, as the true "Poet of the Piano,"
Monsieur Chopin features some of the pianist-composer's most beautiful and
endearing music.

This year, ATC will honor The University of Arizona School of Theatre Arts
with the 2007 Georgy Award, named after longtime Tucsonan and ATC Trustee
Emeritus George Rosenberg. The Georgy Award is presented annually to
recognize the significant impact that certain individuals or organizations
have had on ATC and on the arts in Arizona.

For ten years Arizona Theatre Company and The University of Arizona School
of Theatre Arts have successfully partnered together, creating many
outstanding programs designed to give young aspiring artists opportunities
for growth. Each season ATC is fortunate to work with the U of A's talented
faculty members as actors, combat instructors, dialect coaches and
designers. U of A students perform and understudy roles in ATC shows each
year with amazing success. This wonderful partnership also serves area high
school students with programs that include Summer on Stage, The Wasserstein
Project and the Professional Internship Program.

Arizona Theatre Company's 2007 Gala is its major fundraiser of the year to
support education and community-based programs that enhance the theatre
experience and foster artists and audiences for the future.

Tickets for this black tie event are available for $200 each or a table of
ten for $2000. Reservations and ticket purchases can be made by calling
Sandra Um at 520.884.8210 x 8302.

Arizona Theatre Company's 2007-2008 Season!
For more information about Arizona Theatre Company's upcoming 2007-2008
season, call 520-622-2823 or visit
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