To launch this program, a preview night will be held on May 4th featuring the talent of the UND Theatre Department. The students will come together in a cabaret showcase to cap a semester of touring cabarets around the state. Under the direction of Dr. Suna Gunther with collaborative pianist Keith Teepen, the evening will feature songs from contemporary musical theatre, Broadway, and more. The students featured include: Jacqueline DeGraff, Hannah Diers, Karter Dolan, Tyler Folkedahl, Daniella Lima, Jeremy Lindemann, Caleb Van Ornum, Joe Picardi, Ashley Restemayer, Bethany Springs, and Michelle Stahlecker.
This is a one night only event with limited seating. Guests are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance as tables are assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Table preferences can by made by calling the box office. For tickets call 701-746-5500 or visit www.empireartscenter.com.
Tickets*: $10-$20 (*$10 beverage minimum)
When: May 4th at 7:30pm
Where: Empire Arts Center, 415 DeMers Ave Grand Forks, ND 58201
The official grand opening of The 1919 Lounge will be held June 23rd at the Empire Arts Center. To learn more about The 1919 Lounge visit www.empireartscenter.com.
This initiative was made possible by a grant given by the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks, and Region through the Knight Foundation Fund. This fund supports initiatives that attract, retain and harness talent; that expand opportunity by increasing entrepreneurship and economic mobility; and that support civic infrastructure to accelerate the growth of ideas and bring people from diverse social and economic backgrounds together. More information on this Community Foundation grant can be found at gofoundation.org/grants