Valley Youth Theatre Gala Kicks Off Season ‘Newsies’-Themed Event

Posted By on August 23, 2018

The Event: 2018 VYTal Affair

The Cause: Valley Youth Theatre //

Mission: To inspire young people to be the best that they can be through a wide variety of performing arts opportunities.
Chair: Traci Chandler
Honorees: Pam Kirby, Laura Stover and Grand Canyon University
Featuring: the cast of “Newsies” with several performances throughout the evening’s program
Notable Moments: Guests enjoyed bites of New York-themed food and drinks through the evening including Waldorf salad bagel bites, pizza, hot dogs and fun desserts like cannolis. Auctiontainer Letitia Frye dressed the part and helped raise the funds needed to keep VYT a free-fee theatre program for our community’s youth.
Photos by Ben Arnold.
  • VYT's Bobb & Karol Cooper
  • Sara & Patrick Dial
  • Randy Michel, Courtney Ozer with her daughter and with Hope & Jay Ozer
  • Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner & Robyn Bien-WIllner
  • Letitia Frye, ready for
  • Judd & Billie Jo Herberger
  • John Hook & Gina Salazar-Hook
  • Joe, Traci & Maggie Chandler
  • Honoree Pam Kirby with her daughter
  • Honoree Laura Stover with her neices and nephew
  • Dilek Marsh & Hank Radda of Grand Canyon University
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