Delgado Theatre Department Hosting Showcase and Fundraiser April 12
April 02, 2019
The Delgado Community College Theatre Department is hosting “Poor Players: A Theatre Club Showcase and Fundraiser,” Friday, April 12, 2019 in the Timothy K. Baker Theatre at the Delgado City Park Campus.
The fundraiser will include free food, beverages and a silent auction. It will culminate
in an evening of theatre and music performances by Delgado theatre students and alumni
including Idella Johnson, Christina Ingrassia, Megan Whittle and Elyse McDaniel.
Silent auction bidding begins at 5 p.m. The performance starts at 6:30 p.m.
The purpose of “Poor Players” is to raise money to send Delgado theatre students to the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival, an annual college theatre festival dedicated to improving American theatre and education: http:www.kcactf.org/home.
The regional festival takes place in February 2020 in Abilene, TX, and funds raised by “Poor Players” at Delgado will go directly to pay for student travel, lodging and registration expenses.
Admission is $5. For online reservations go to Eventbrite. For additional information, call 504-671-6616.
Delgado Community College will celebrate 100 years of service to the New Orleans region in 2021. The oldest and largest community college in Louisiana, Delgado provides instruction online and at seven locations. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Delgado offers students the most comprehensive array of education and training services available in the 10-parish New Orleans region. Additionally, Delgado has articulation agreements with most of the state’s four-year colleges and universities that allow students to transfer their Delgado credits to bachelor’s degree programs. As well as offering degrees and transferable college credits, Delgado provides diplomas and certificates in many professional and technical areas. Workforce development is a priority at Delgado, hence the college’s well-known motto: “Education that works!” www.dcc.edu