(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)September 2, 2004
(Mahwah) — A specially packaged series of performances and dinner receptions – the Ramapo College Foundation’s CIT Performing Arts Dinner Series – is a way for philanthropic patrons to experience outstanding performing arts while supporting scholarships, faculty research and college programs. The series is sponsored by The CIT Group and Prestige Family of Dealerships.
Entering its fifth year, the series allows subscribers to enjoy a broad array of stage performances, an intimate dinner reception prior to each and dessert with the artist following the show. A showcase of musical, comedy and dance performances will be offered for the 2004-2005 season. The program features singer/songwriter Anne Hampton Callaway on September 18; jazz pianist Fred Hirsch and vocalist Kurt Elling on October 7; comedian Mort Sahl on October 23; the stories, music, song and dance of Tomaseen Foley’s Celtic Christmas on December 17; the sophisticated and amazing magic of The Pendragons on January 22; A Salute to Antonio Carlos Jobim” by Slide Mr. Trombone” Hampton on March 19, and Donna McKechnie’s cabaret show, My Musical Comedy Life” on May 14.
The price structure for benefactors is $1,400 for dinner and two tickets to seven performances and $1,200 for six performances. Patrons also have the option of paying $100 per ticket for each performance (a minimum of four performances required).
All performances are in the Sharp Theater in the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo campus. To subscribe or for more information about the series, contact Kathleen Austin at 201.684.6834.
Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.
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