EXCELLENT GIFTS …
FOR MORE THAN 80,000 YOUNG PEOPLE.
Greetings from Roseneath Theatre,
Following a successful launch in the U.S. last year, Giving Tuesday – a new movement to encourage giving during the Holiday Season – has come to Canada!
Roseneath has embraced this opportunity to kick-start an end-of-year Donation Drive. With support from folks like you, we aim to raise $10,000 in donations before the end of the calendar year.
As you’ll see below your donation will support artistic excellence and have wide-ranging impact. If you are likely to be making a tax-deductible donation before the year-end, please consider a contribution to help us reach thousands of students across the province with professional live performance in their school.
Thank you kindly for your consideration and all the best to you and yours this holiday season.
Andrew Lamb, Artistic Director & Natalie Ackers, Managing Director
On behalf of the Staff, Board and Artists associated with Roseneath Theatre
A CASE FOR ROSENEATH THEATRE
I think we can all agree that our mission to inspire young people with the professional shows we take into schools is a generally noble one – BUT, below, we offer two specific points, which drive our day-to-day efforts, for you to consider – points we hope might ‘seal the deal’, and bring you onboard as a supporter.
MOST EXCELLENT GIFTS …
Since our earliest days, Roseneath has endeavoured, with a high degree of success, to create new woks of the absolute highest quality — shows anchored in subject matter that resonates with young people, presented in a dynamic inspiring fashion.
Think of us like that family member or co-worker who excels at finding the absolute best gifts — the one you want to get your name in the Holiday Exchange. Like that family member or co-worker, Roseneath regularly lands upon real gems. Shows such as Danny King of the Basement, Dib & Dob, and Spirit Horse — seminal/timeless works that are now presented regularly as part of our repertoire. And, working with fine established and up and coming Playwrights, we’re also continually focused on unearthing brand new hits for our audience.
Over our 30 years, Roseneath has been nominated for 34 Dora Mavor Moore Awards and have received 13 awards. We were also a recent finalist for the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.
Every year we offer up shows for Elementary and High School students, sometimes presented in theatres, but more often we hop in the Roseneath vans and travel directly to schools. That’s where our heart lies. And to that end, we share our second point-of-Pride…
Though we’re a small staff, we’ve an impressive reach — every year our plays are shared with more than 80,000 young people, throughout Ontario and the US; in fact, we are the first professional theatre company to have visited every school district in Ontario, from the Niagara region to the northern-most tips of the Province. Further to that, the art that is on display is offered to schools at a low-cost that averages out to less than $3 per student. The work our company offers is vital to those teachers who, despite constrained budgets, make every effort to engage young people in live theatre.
So, in effect, any funds you offer to Roseneath Theatre will support artistic excellence offered at a low cost, and will play to thousands upon thousands of students. We hope that we can count on your support.
YES! SIGN ME UP
I SUPPORT ROSENEATH’S END-OF-YEAR CAMPAIGN
Suggested Levels of Support:
$30 – Celebrate our 30th Anniversary with $1 for each year
$50 – Enables one class to see a Roseneath production
$100 – Covers a tank of gas to help us reach schools outside the GTA
$250 – $1 for every school we perform in annually
$630 – Enables a school to host a Roseneath performance
$1000 – 3-day workshop of a new play in development
Donations by CHEQUE can be mailed to:
651 Dufferin Street
If you would like to make a secure donation ONLINE, through Canada Helps, visit us online at www.roseneath.ca. Click on the Canada Helps icon to the left (near the top) on our Home Page.
If you would like to pay by CREDIT CARD directly through our office, please call 416-686-5199 ext. 225.