REVELS WITH A CAUSE celebrates the 25th anniversary of The Estelle Craig ACT II STUDIO, which began as a tiny theatre program for people over 50 and blossomed into the most extensive of its kind in North America. Every few years ACT II STUDIO hosts a fundraiser to raise the additional operating funds needed to turn our skills into theatrical productions that inform, entertain, and impact the lives of others. PLEASE JOIN US on Thursday, September 28th at 6:30 p.m. at the Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor Street West. See “Read More” for more details or click on BUY ONLINE NOW to go to the online ticket site. Also, you can CLICK HERE to view/download the form to purchase program advertising.
Bernie Gelfand wrote the play which won first place this year, an intriguing piece called “Hunger” about two writers, a second rank novelist and a successful non-fiction author who find their ambition and character flaws fuel powerful emotions of envy, hate, lust and fear as one interviews the other for a major magazine article.
The G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Awards are new to Ryerson University and celebrate the exemplary generosity and contribution of alumni and friends to the university. The awards are named in honour of the late G. Raymond Chang, an Officer of the Order of Canada and former chancellor of Ryerson University, for his deep belief in the importance of volunteering. The business leader and philanthropist participated in 95 convocations and awarded nearly 30,000 degrees and diplomas. It was one of his favourite things and expressed the way he embraced his role as “the students’ chancellor”.
ACT II STUDIO could not be the vibrant creative community it is without the generous donation of time and skills by many individuals. Over half of our active members are engaged in committee, Board and production work. Some have made significant volunteer contributions amounting to hundreds of hours over many years. We are delighted to […]
Meeting Estelle Craig is like visiting another country. At 100 years old, Estelle has more life experience than most of us can imagine. But when she shares her passion for writing, travel and the theatre, it is clear that some things – like curiosity and the need for artistic expression – never change.