Tony Award-Winning Annie to Benefit Homeless Animals!
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The last date listed for Annie was Saturday November 18, 2006 / 7:30pm.
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Led by Juilliard-trained conductor Brad Keimach, the Glendale Youth Orchestra is filled with… More
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Annie was a special surprise. I was expecting to see the story I've always known and have quite frankly become a bit bored with. Instead, I saw a very fresh, engaging and charming take on Annie. The cast was teriffic and so talented. And it was hard to remember that we were watching high school kids performing. Really a wonderful treat!
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The Glendale Humane Society and other local animal rescue groups will participate in and receive donations from the proceeds of this event.
Born in the roaring twenties and abandoned in the great depression, Little Orphan Annie and her homeless canine sidekick, Sandy, were a symbol of hope to a generation of disillusioned and downtrodden Americans. The little redhead who refused to give up her search for loving parents and the scruffy mutt whom she saved from slaughter in the nick of time are as relevant today as they were in the 1930s. Southern California is home to thousands of orphan children and animals; this production will celebrate and support the most needy among them. Glendale Humane Society and other local animal rescue groups will participate in and receive donations from the proceeds of this event.
The performers will be joined onstage by a group of homeless dogs … residents from Los Angeles animal rescue centers who will be available for adoption. This humane effort has been organized by Young Artists for Animals, a new initiative to foster compassion for all animals through artistic expression, supported by The Hollywood Office of The Humane Society of the United States.
About the Ticket Supplier: LA County High School for the Arts-Music DepartmentOpened in 1985, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA) provides specialized instruction and training in dance, music, theatre and visual arts. Arts High School is a California Distinguished School for academic excellence and a Golden Bell recipient for its outstanding visual arts program. The school has received the Bravo Award, presented by the Music Center (now the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County) for excellence in arts education. In 2006 LACHSA was awarded a Grammy Gold as one of the top high school Music Departments in the USA.
Each year, Arts High graduates are recruited by, and receive scholarships from, the finest arts institutes in the world, including California Institute of the Arts, Pasadena Art Center College of Design, Berklee School of Music, Cooper Union, the Juilliard School, the Tisch School of the Arts (NYU), and the Art Institute of Chicago. Graduates also attend the nation's top private colleges and every University of California and California State University campus.
The professional training at Arts High has allowed our students to become finalists in the National Arts Recognition and Talent Search, Presidential Scholars and regional finalists for the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County's prestigious Spotlight Awards. In addition to core courses in the various arts, the school has developed new programs in film, musical theatre and animation.