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Performers Theater Workshop to Hold a Benefit Concert June 5th

Performers Theater Workshop will hold a concert to benefit its scholarship fund, on June 5th. that will include performances by noted PTW alumni and faculty.

Since 1983, Performers Theatre Workshop has been committed to bringing the arts alive to students of all ages and levels. PTW’s expert faculty is comprised of well-trained professionals who love to teach and share their expertise, experience, and love for the performing arts with others.. PTW offers a warm, supportive, culturally rich environment, where students learn at their own pace, feel good about their accomplishments and build lasting friendships.  

"The most exciting part of our history", says Executive Artistic Director, Dean Kravitz, son of the founders Esther and Howard Kravitz, "is that PTW alumni have become successful in all aspects of life, in many diverse professions, and have attributed much of their success whether in theatre or outside of theatre to the training, work ethic, and self-confidence they received at PTW".

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The June 5th Concert will be held to raise funds for the PTW Scholarship Fund and for this very special performing arts school while enjoying a wonderful evening of songs with friends old and new. The evening will conclude with a post-performance reception and include a delightful assortment of savories, sweets, and libation.  PTW families and friends will have a rare opportunity to experience the wonderful talents of the faculty and student alumni.

The PTW Scholarship Fund is a non-profit corporation established to provide financial assistance to students who otherwise would not be able to attend classes at Performer Theatre Workshop.

“Scholarships have been made available to students who would benefit and/or would contribute to our community, but whose parents would not be able to afford the full tuition.  Many families are reluctant to ask for help, so we have intentionally been very discreet with the scholarships.  It is our intention that we will continue to offer students assistance in attending PTW with the same level of respect and confidentiality” says Liz Kravitz, Executive Program Director and wife of Dean Kravitz.  “Raising money for this fund is critical, and will ensure that we can continue to help students who need it”, adds Kravitz.

The concert will be held at 6:30 PM on June 5th, 2011 at St. George’s Church, where PTW holds Saturday classes.  Ticket prices are $50 for adults, and $20 for students, include a desert reception and are available through PTW at 973-327-2250

There are also special sponsorship packages: Individual PTW Friend Package: $100, including a premium ticket, an autographed copy of the Event DVD and recognition in the program book.  PTW supporter: $250, including two premium tickets, an autographed copy of the Event DVD, recognition in the program book and partial support of a semester course for a particular student.  Additional patron packages which support a specific scholarship student are available through PTW.  For information and tickets call 973-327-2250, visit www.PTWonline.com, or email ptwevents@gmail.com  

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