|Community invited to celebrate at "A Night on Fire"|
Join the Community Theatre at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, for “A Night on Fire.” This event will serve as the Community Theatre’s annual meeting and Dalmatian Award presentation.
Enjoy music and friends at the social hour from 7 to 8 p.m., featuring beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and the local bluegrass band, The North River Ramblers. At 8 p.m., a short presentation will outline the new board members for the Community Theatre, as well as present the 2007-08 Dalmatian Awards. There will be a short musical performance by outgoing board member and local talent Jared Kinney.
"A Night on Fire" is free and open to members of the community. Come and celebrate the talent in Grand Forks and your community theatre.
A special bonus to the night will be an opportunity to be the first to see the newly renovated lobby!
Nominations for Dalmatian Awards
Best Actor in a Play or Musical: Jeff Weatherly (Brighton Beach), Daniel Dutot (Jacques Brel), Daniel Dutot (Dracula)
Best Actress in a Play or Musical: Julia Porter (Dracula), Wendy Swerdlow-Pederson (Brighton Beach), Deb Berger (Jacqes Brel)
Best Supporting Actor in a Play or Musical: Sam Ivory (Brighton Beach), Jared Kinney (Dracula), Richard Josephs (Dracula)
Best Supporting Actress in a Play or Musical: Kathy King (Brighton Beach), Amber Hale (Dracula), Amanda Zimmerman (Brighton Beach)
Best Direction: Sam Ivory (Dracula), Job Christenson (Jacqes Brel), Julia Porter (Brighton Beach)
Best Set Design: Sam Ivory/Jeff Kinney (Dracula), Julia Porter/Jeff Kinney/Jared Kinney (Brighton Beach), Job Christenson/Jerry Lowe (Jacques Brel)
Best Youth Performer: Ryan King (Brighton Beach), Ali Nicolai (School House Rock), Carly Flaagan (Brighton Beach)
Best Newcomer: Jeff Weatherly (Brighton Beach), Amanda Zimmerman (Brighton Beach), Richard Josephs (Dracula)
Best Production: School House Rock, Brighton Beach, Dracula, Jacques Brel
The Dalmatian Awards are an annual award presented by the Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre to recognize the outstanding dedication of our casts and crews in the promotion of regional theatre. Nominations are made by production directors and the Community Theatre board, and voting is done by ballot by season ticket holders and theatre members.
-- Benjamin Klipfel, Executive Director, Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre, email@example.com, 701-746-0847