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May 2019

Cinderella

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by AGHS Theatre Department

May 16-18, 2019

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical.

This contemporary take on the classic tale features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” alongside a hilarious and romantic libretto by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane as well as some new characters, and surprising twists.

Held in the Forbes Theater

General Admission $15; Seniors $12, Students $10 all schools
* $2 surcharge for tickets purchases less than one hour before curtain*

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Cinderella

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presented by AGHS Theatre Department

May 16-18, 2019

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical.

This contemporary take on the classic tale features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” alongside a hilarious and romantic libretto by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane as well as some new characters, and surprising twists.

Held in the Forbes Theater

General Admission $15; Seniors $12, Students $10 all schools
* $2 surcharge for tickets purchases less than one hour before curtain*

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Cinderella

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by AGHS Theatre Department

May 16-18, 2019

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical.

This contemporary take on the classic tale features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” alongside a hilarious and romantic libretto by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane as well as some new characters, and surprising twists.

Held in the Forbes Theater

General Admission $15; Seniors $12, Students $10 all schools
* $2 surcharge for tickets purchases less than one hour before curtain*

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Newsies

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Disney’s “Newsies: The Broadway Musical”

Presented by Nipomo High School Theatre Department

May 23 thru May 26

In 1899, New York City got its news from an army of ragged orphans and runaways called ‘newsies’. One of them, Jack Kelly, dreams of a better life, far from the hardship of the streets.

When newspaper owners raise distribution prices at the newsies’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and leads a young army toward responsibility in a combination of jaunty tunes and high-kicking, musical numbers.

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score y Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots).

Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner”, “Seize the Day” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.

Newsies will be directed by Robyn Metchik, who has had great success helping many students into professional theatrical careers. Choreography by Emmy Award Winner Suzy Miller, and Musical Director Mark Robertshaw.

Famed NHS Theatre graduates under the direction of Robyn Metchik include:
* Zac Efron, star of “High School Musical” I & II, “The Greatest Showman” and many other movies.
* Joanna Jones,currently starring on Broadway in “Hamilton”.
* Katie Boeck appeared in “Spring Awakening” on Broadway and performed at the Tony Awards Show in 2016.

General Admission(Presale): Adults $20, Seniors $15, Staff & Students: $10;
$2 Surcharge at door


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Newsies

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Disney’s “Newsies: The Broadway Musical”

Presented by Nipomo High School Theatre Department

May 23 thru May 26

In 1899, New York City got its news from an army of ragged orphans and runaways called ‘newsies’. One of them, Jack Kelly, dreams of a better life, far from the hardship of the streets.

When newspaper owners raise distribution prices at the newsies’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and leads a young army toward responsibility in a combination of jaunty tunes and high-kicking, musical numbers.

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score y Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots).

Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner”, “Seize the Day” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.

Newsies will be directed by Robyn Metchik, who has had great success helping many students into professional theatrical careers. Choreography by Emmy Award Winner Suzy Miller, and Musical Director Mark Robertshaw.

Famed NHS Theatre graduates under the direction of Robyn Metchik include:
* Zac Efron, star of “High School Musical” I & II, “The Greatest Showman” and many other movies.
* Joanna Jones,currently starring on Broadway in “Hamilton”.
* Katie Boeck appeared in “Spring Awakening” on Broadway and performed at the Tony Awards Show in 2016.

General Admission(Presale): Adults $20, Seniors $15, Staff & Students: $10;
$2 Surcharge at door


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Newsies

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Disney’s “Newsies: The Broadway Musical”

Presented by Nipomo High School Theatre Department

May 23 thru May 26

In 1899, New York City got its news from an army of ragged orphans and runaways called ‘newsies’. One of them, Jack Kelly, dreams of a better life, far from the hardship of the streets.

When newspaper owners raise distribution prices at the newsies’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and leads a young army toward responsibility in a combination of jaunty tunes and high-kicking, musical numbers.

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score y Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots).

Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner”, “Seize the Day” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.

Newsies will be directed by Robyn Metchik, who has had great success helping many students into professional theatrical careers. Choreography by Emmy Award Winner Suzy Miller, and Musical Director Mark Robertshaw.

Famed NHS Theatre graduates under the direction of Robyn Metchik include:
* Zac Efron, star of “High School Musical” I & II, “The Greatest Showman” and many other movies.
* Joanna Jones,currently starring on Broadway in “Hamilton”.
* Katie Boeck appeared in “Spring Awakening” on Broadway and performed at the Tony Awards Show in 2016.

General Admission(Presale): Adults $20, Seniors $15, Staff & Students: $10;
$2 Surcharge at door


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Newsies

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Disney’s “Newsies: The Broadway Musical”

Presented by Nipomo High School Theatre Department

May 23 thru May 26

In 1899, New York City got its news from an army of ragged orphans and runaways called ‘newsies’. One of them, Jack Kelly, dreams of a better life, far from the hardship of the streets.

When newspaper owners raise distribution prices at the newsies’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and leads a young army toward responsibility in a combination of jaunty tunes and high-kicking, musical numbers.

Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score y Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots).

Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner”, “Seize the Day” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience.

Newsies will be directed by Robyn Metchik, who has had great success helping many students into professional theatrical careers. Choreography by Emmy Award Winner Suzy Miller, and Musical Director Mark Robertshaw.

Famed NHS Theatre graduates under the direction of Robyn Metchik include:
* Zac Efron, star of “High School Musical” I & II, “The Greatest Showman” and many other movies.
* Joanna Jones,currently starring on Broadway in “Hamilton”.
* Katie Boeck appeared in “Spring Awakening” on Broadway and performed at the Tony Awards Show in 2016.

General Admission(Presale): Adults $20, Seniors $15, Staff & Students: $10;
$2 Surcharge at door


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AGHS Spring Band & Choir Concert

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Arroyo Grande High School Band and Choir

The Arroyo Grande High School Concert Band and A Cappella Choir will present a “Spring Concert.” A salute to our graduating students!

Concert will include:
* “Six Folk Songs” by Johannes Brahms
* “Now And Forever” by Richard Marx
* “More Than You Know” by Vincent Youmans
* “Attention” by Charlie Puth
* “Light In The Hallway” by Mitchell Grassi
* “Take Me Home” by Kevin Osula

General Admission: $5

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June 2019

New Play Festival

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by AGHS Theatre Company

Arroyo Grande HS Theatre Company’s annual New Play Festival is a collection of short plays written by students, directed by students, and performed by students. Every year we serve up theatre, hot and fresh, just for you. So, come and see who is going to win the top prize this year!

General Admission – Adults $12, seniors $10, students $8, faculty/staff $5, $2 more at the door.

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Snow White & The Temple Dancer

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by Everybody Can DANCE

SNOW WHITE had its world premier at the Clark Center in 2004. Created by Everybody Can DANCE and Santa Maria Civic Ballet artistic director, Diane Zink, it is set to Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony and filled with woodland creature, dwarves, an evil queen with a poison apple and the innocent Snow White for a dramatic presentation for all ages.

THE TEMPLE DANCER (La Bayadere) is a colorful ballet set in royal India of the past. A love triangle provides the drama. It is filled with exciting and fascinating dances, such as the Fire Dance, choreographed by Diane Zink. See video @ www.everybodycandance.webs.com

General Admission: Adult – $20; Children – $15


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Snow White & The Temple Dancer – Matinee

June 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presented by Everybody Can DANCE

SNOW WHITE had its world premier at the Clark Center in 2004. Created by Everybody Can DANCE and Santa Maria Civic Ballet artistic director, Diane Zink, it is set to Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony and filled with woodland creature, dwarves, an evil queen with a poison apple and the innocent Snow White for a dramatic presentation for all ages.

THE TEMPLE DANCER (La Bayadere) is a colorful ballet set in royal India of the past. A love triangle provides the drama. It is filled with exciting and fascinating dances, such as the Fire Dance, choreographed by Diane Zink. See video @ www.everybodycandance.webs.com

General Admission: Adult – $20; Children – $15


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Central Coast Business Symposium 2019

June 13 @ 2:30 am - 5:30 pm

Central Coast Coalition of Chambers

From pharmaceuticals to beer, leaders in a variety of industries will take the stage to discuss their experiences and valuable leadership lessons at the 11th Annual Central Coast Business Symposium, Thursday, June 13, 2:30-5:30 pm at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande.

Speakers

Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Business Succession
“What We Can All Learn from the Other Generation”

Peggy Tayloe West Pharmaceutical Services, Vice President, Human Resources & Global Recruiting
“By Your Side: How to Make HR Your Company’s Partner Instead of the Police”

Adam FirestoneFirestone Walker Brewing Company, Founder
& Andrew FirestoneStone Capital, Founder & Principal
“Two Brothers Perspectives on Building Businesses and Community on the Central Coast”

As always, the forum also provides an intermission with delicious hors d’oeuvres and wine, giving attendees the opportunity to network with fellow community leaders.
(Food Provided by Testa Catering and wines by Presqu’ile Winery.)

This is an Invitation-Only event and seating is limited.

Reservations are required, and seats are filling fast.


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Season Announcement Party 2019-20

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Presented by the Clark Center

“Step Into The Spotlight”

Clark Center Donor members are invited to a special event previewing our 2019 – 2020 Professional Performing Arts Season.

Join your fellow members in the lobby for light appetizers catered by Chef’s Table Catering, and delicious bite-size desserts from the Membership Committee.

Then enjoy brief performances by some of this year’s Clark Center Scholarship winners in the Forbes Hall.

Grand finale: a special sneak preview of our 2019-20 Season on the big screen!

Attendees will be able to purchase tickets for our 2019-20 Season productions at the Event!

This event is for Donor Members only! Members may purchase ticket for one guest.

Tickets are only $15 per person and are ONLY available through the Box Office.

If you would like to join us for this fun event, please call 805-489-9444.

Summer Box Office Hours are:
Tuesday – Friday, Noon – 6pm
Closed Saturday – Sunday – Monday

OR – You can RSVP to yvette@clarkcenter.org and pay at door on night of event.

A few photos from a recent party:

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Rock This Town

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by The Studio of Performing Arts (SOPA)

SOPA 25th anniversary recital! Rock This Town will do just that!

Ages 2.5-adult!!
Not your everyday recital!!

General Admission: $12


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July 2019

Trilogy Art Group Reception

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by Trilogy Art Group (T.A.G.)

A fundraiser for the Clark Center’s Performing Arts Scholarships and Grants Programs

Trilogy Art Group 2-D and 3-D work will be on display. Please join us for the reception in the lobby of the Clark Center to meet the artists.

A portion of each sale benefits the Scholarship and Grant program.

No charge for admission.

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Once Upon A Time

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by Dellos Performing Arts Center

Join us for a motivating evening of dance, showcasing the life-changing growth of all our DPAC Dancers! The 2019 DPAC Summer Recital “Once Upon a Time”is a celebration of Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary and Hip Hop brought to you from our entertainers of today who are preparing to change the world!

General Admission: $20

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August 2019

Unclassical Series: Take 3 Piano Trio

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Festival Mozaic UnClassical Concert

With a flair for the wild and unexpected, this genre-bending trio brings the refinement of a rigorous classical background and mixes it with rock star charisma.

Whether performing their take on pop, jazz, or classical tunes, they bring enthusiasm to their interpretations and impart their love of music to audiences of all musical preferences.

Featuring:
Lindsay Deutsch, violin,
Van-Anh Nguyen, piano and
Lila Yang, cello

Enjoy a 3-minute clip of the Trio Playing “Despacito”

Reserved Seating (see seating chart for colors):

A: $75 (Orange Seats), B: $70 (Green), C: $65 (Light Gray),
D: $60 (Blue), E: 55 (Yellow), F: $45 (Dark Gray); G: N/A (Dark Blue)

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