Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Michelle Obama Will Be Honorary Chair at Imagination Stage's 30th Anniversary Gala

Imagination Stage’s 30th Anniversary Gala

First Lady Michelle Obama will be the Honorary Chair of Imagination Stage's upcoming Gala, titled "Once Upon a Time...Into the Future." The Bethesda, Maryland-based company will hold the event on October 24, beginning at 6:30pm. In a statement, the company's founder and executive director Bonnie Fogel says, "we are grateful for the support of Mrs. Obama during this, our 30th anniversary year. She and the President are vocal proponents of the importance of arts education in nurturing the creative thinkers the United States will need to lead in the future."
 
The evening promises to be a spectacular evening benefiting the organization’s theatre and arts education programs. The evening will include an original performance by Imagination Stage Students and Actors featuring Imagination Stage Alumnus Mo Rocca, Writer and Satirist, a unique silent auction, and a reception to follow entitled “A Fresh Taste of Fall” courtesy of Ridgewells Caterer

Single tickets begin at $250, while sponsorships begin at $1,000.

Courtesy of TM Insider and Imagination Stage.org