Thursday, August 6, 2015

Darke County Endowment for the Arts Sponsors KING ARTHUR’S QUEST

The cast of KING ARTHUR’S QUEST performed, Saturday, August 1st at the Versailles Performing Arts Center. The Missoula Children’s Theatre production was made possible by a grant from the Darke county Endowment for the Arts.

Missoula Children’s Theatre Residency

DCCA recognizes the Darke County Endowment for the Arts for their support the Missoula Children’s Theatre Residency and production of KING ARTHUR’S QUEST. “Thanks to the Darke County Endowment for the Arts students in Darke County are able to experience every aspect of a musical theater production in one week, at no cost to the participants.” Shared DCCA Executive Director, Andrea Jordan. “We are absolutely thrilled to see the students in our community receive the benefit of their generosity and ensuring the opportunity to learn and grow through the arts.”

In one short week the Missoula Directors cast, rehearsed and presented the musical KING ARTHUR’S QUEST, featuring 55 local students grades 1-12 in roles as well know Camelot characters. The cast performed two productions held on Saturday at the Versailles Performing Arts Center. Audiences applauded the wonderful performances and adventures of King Arthur and his companions.

The purpose of Darke County Endowment for the Arts is to keep the Arts alive forever in our community. Darke County Endowment for the Arts is a non-profit organization that receives and manages charitable gifts, which are invested to produce income to benefit the Arts in Darke County. The Endowment assists donors in fulfilling their charitable wishes, creating lasting legacies to enrich lives through the Arts for years to come.

Darke County Endowment for the Arts is managed by a Board of Trustees made who meet regularly to manage investments and consider appropriate action to assist the Arts in Darke County as funds are available. Current trustees are Suzanne Brown, Marilyn Delk, David Feltman, Tom Graber, Barbara Greiner, Becky Hartnagle, and Andrea Jordan; Julie Strait serves as Treasurer.

King Arthur’s Quest was also made possible thanks to the Ohio Arts Council, local foundations and DCCA Memberships.

For more information on Darke County Center for the Arts contact the DCCA office at (937) 547-0908 or visit our website

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