Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Greyson James Steyer Fund supports DCCA Family Theatre Series

TheatreworksUSA production of SKIPPYJON JONES opened DCCA’s 2014-2015 Family Theatre Series, Sunday, October 12th at St. Clair Memorial Hall.

Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes the Greyson James Steyer Fund of the Darke County Foundation for their support of DCCA’s Family Theatre Series. “DCCA is pleased to receive continual generous support from community organizations such as the Greyson James Steyer Fund of the Darke County Foundation. With their assistance we are able to fulfill our mission of cultural enrichment for the community,” stated Andrea Jordan, DCCA Executive Director.

Community support allows DCCA to present high quality artistic performances for youngsters and their families at a low ticket-price of $5. According to Jordan,” the goal of DCCA’s Family Theatre Series is to inspire the imaginations of the young and young at heart, encouraging the expression of creativity. The series attracts a wide-ranging audience that includes many preschool children enjoying their first theater experience, as well as senior citizens who enjoy the shows’ strong depiction of traditional values.”

DCCA’s 2014-2015 Family Theater Series continues with The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favourites February 15, 2015 and Schoolhouse Rock Live! March 1, 2015. Performance times are scheduled to fit conveniently into most schedules at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoons. Most of the productions are original musicals based on popular tales adapted from current and classic children’s literature, although non-theatrical creativity-inspiring performances are presented as well.

All performances take place at the beautiful, historic Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at Readmore’s Hallmark in Greenville, online at www.centerforarts.net or through the DCCA office at 937-547-0908. For more information on DCCA or the Family Theatre Series visit our website or contact Executive Director Andrea Jordan.

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