Jefferson Performing Arts Society Seeks Nominations for 2014-15 JPAS Celebrities; Deadline 3/30
Jefferson Performing Arts Society is seeking nominations for individuals who are involved in the arts to participate as a JPAS Celebrity for 2014-2015. These individuals will be included in the 2014-2015 Season Program, In Performance, which is viewed by 20,000+ patrons. The 2014 JPAS Celebrities will be presented at the Annual Celebrity Tea planned for September 24th, 2014 and also presented at the 19th Annual Pasta & Puccini Fundraising Gala, October 24th, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel, New Orleans.
JPAS Celebrities represent all disciplines of the performing arts. These individuals are the future leaders of the arts who share their passion to keep the arts alive in the Greater New Orleans metropolitan area. It is appropriate that JPAS give tribute to these outstanding community stars.
JPAS Celebrity Tea is a special event to showcase Honorees benefitting the Jefferson Performing Arts Society.
Please submit applications no later than 12:00 noon on March 30, 2014 to be considered as an Honoree. Submit your application to:
Ms. Lynn E. Skidmore, Chair
JPAS Celebrity Tea
1118 Clearview Pkwy., Met., LA 70001
Or Fax your application to: JPAS Tea, (504) 885-3437
Visit www.jpas.org to download an application.
Founded in 1978 by Maestro Dennis G. Assaf and Hannah Cunningham, the Jefferson Performing Arts Society is a non-profit professional arts organization whose mission is to promote arts performance, training, and outreach by providing a diverse range of quality programs that entertain, educate and enrich the cultural and economic vitality of Jefferson Parish, Greater New Orleans and the Gulf South.
JPAS focuses on three main elements:
Performance: JPAS annually provides a wide range of theatrical performances that appeal to many interests and age groups. Most seasons include a selection of grand opera, musical theater, dance and music. JPAS strives to network and partner with national and international artists and companies to bring new and diverse programming to the Southern Region.
Training: JPAS provides performance and technical based training in the arts for all ages with a particular focus on young people.
Outreach: JPAS provides arts education programming in local area schools, as well as access to professional theatrical experiences that align to classroom curricula and Louisiana Content Standards, including Arts Adventure Series, Cultural Crossroads and Stage Without A Theatre. JPAS provides performers, musicians, artistic experiences and expertise to select area events and organizations to enrich the community.