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Hartnell College’s The Western Stage and the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts announce partnership to establish a theatre arts program in East Salinas

December 14th, 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY
ISSUED December 14, 2009
CONTACT Jackie Cruz, 831-444-2446

Hartnell College, The Western Stage of Hartnell College, and the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts will launch a partnership to establish a theatre arts program for the youth of East Salinas.  Supported by a lead grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, this partnership will provide excellent and culturally relevant youth theatre programming to a population that is currently underserved in the arts.  Leaders of both arts organizations will speak about the three-phased process that will result in a sustainable and vibrant theatre arts program in East Salinas. 

WHAT:  Launch of a partnership to establish a theatre arts program in East Salinas

WHERE: Alisal Center for the Fine Arts (Breadbox Recreation Center)
                745 North Sanborn Road
                Salinas, CA 93905

WHEN: Wednesday, December 16, at 11:30 a.m. 

WHO:    Leaders from Hartnell College, The Hartnell College Foundation, The Western Stage, the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts, and representatives from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. 

For questions or more information, please contact Jackie Cruz, Hartnell College Foundation (831)444-2446, Orlando Castro, Alisal Center for the Fine Arts (831) 585-3000, or Melissa Chin-Parker, The Western Stage, Hartnell College, (831)755-6987.