Foundation Sponsors DCCA programs
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation has once again given a
very generous donation to Darke County Center for the Arts in support
of Family Theatre Series and Arts In Education programs.
According to DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan, “DP&L
Company Foundation’s support of children’s programming makes it
possible for us to present wonderful, creativity enhancing Family
Theatre Series programs at an affordable ticket price, and enables all
Darke County public school students to experience a culturally
enriching artistic program each year.” Jordan continued, “DCCA
thanks the Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation for their strong
support of the arts; we are absolutely thrilled to see the children in
our community receive the benefit of their generosity.”
Presentations in DCCA’s 2016-2017 Family Theatre Series include Arts
Power's Chicken Dance, November 6th, and Laura Ingalls Wilder
January 29th and Brown Bear, Brown Bear and Other Treasured Stories by
Eric Carle on Sunday, April 23, 2017, which will be presented at St.
Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville. All DCCA Family Theatre
programs begin at 2 p.m. and tickets are $5 for children 2 and up.
DCCA Arts In Education programs for 2016-2017 included Jason
Farham presenting "Piano Outside the Box" for students in grades K-3;
Tasha Stielstrapresenting "Pulling Together" on teamwork and leadership
for grades 4-6;AudioBody presented the synthesis of music and
technology in their unique performance at St. Clair Memorial for
grades 7 & 8; and international Irish musicians We Banjo 3 shared
Irish culture and music while performing for Darke County High School
students. Arts In Education artists are generally in residence
for a week as they tour all of the eight public school districts in
For more information on DCCA’s Family Theatre Series, Arts In Education
outreach or other programming contact the DCCA office at (937) 547-0908
or visit our website CenterForArts.net.