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Lights Up! 2018
Thank you to everyone who supported this year's LIGHTS UP! event, benefitting The Theatre School Scholarship Fund. Click through the photo gallery below to see some of the highlights of the evening. 

Emmy award-winning actress and alumna Ann Dowd with Theatre School board members Monika Black and Tomer Yogev.
Emmy award-winning actress and alumna Ann Dowd with Theatre School board members Monika Black and Tomer Yogev.​​
Second year BFA actor Adelaide Leonard models a costume during the cocktail reception.
Second year BFA actor Adelaide Leonard models a costume during the cocktail reception.​​​
Event co-chairs Joseph Antunovich and Brian Montgomery greet one another before the program begins.
Event co-chairs Joseph Antunovich and Brian Montgomery greet one another before the program begins.​
Students watch on stage as the auction heats up at the 2018 LIGHTS UP! event support student scholarships.
Students watch on stage as the auction heats up at the 2018 LIGHTS UP! event support student scholarships.​
Emmy award-winning actress and alumna Ann Dowd with Theatre School Board Chair Brian Montgomery and his guests.
Emmy award-winning actress and alumna Ann Dowd with Theatre School Board Chair Brian Montgomery and his guests.​
Board member Paul Chiaravalle bids on a live auction item.
Board member Paul Chiaravalle bids on a live auction item. ​
Students demonstrate stage combat techniques for guests.
Students demonstrate stage combat techniques for guests.​
Alumnus Sad Brad Smith played acoustic guitar and sang for LIGHTS UP! guests.
Alumnus Sad Brad Smith played acoustic guitar and sang for LIGHTS UP! guests.​
Student volunteers welcoming guests into The Theatre School’s artistic home.
Student volunteers welcoming guests into The Theatre School’s artistic home.​
Cast members from She Kills Monsters performing as part of the evening’s program in the Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre.
Cast members from She Kills Monsters performing as part of the evening’s program in the Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre.​
Board Member Linda Sieracki enjoys the evening.
Board Member Linda Sieracki enjoys the evening.​
Theatre School Board Chair Brian Montgomery and his wife, Laura, enjoying the festivities.
Theatre School Board Chair Brian Montgomery and his wife, Laura, enjoying the festivities.​
Dean John Culbert and his wife, Kitty Culbert, inside the Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre.
Dean John Culbert and his wife, Kitty Culbert, inside the Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre.​
Cast members from She Kills Monsters performing as part of the evening’s program in the Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre.
Cast members from She Kills Monsters performing as part of the evening’s program in the Dr. John R. and Joyce L. Watts Theatre.​
Photos by Joe Mazza, Brave Lux


Lights Up!

SUPPORTING
THE THEATRE SCHOOL
SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Barefoot Actor
Join us for an evening of exploration, entertainment, and exquisite fare at the artistic home of The Theatre School. Learn about what happens both on and off stage and get a glimpse of the student experience with behind-the-scenes access. All proceeds directly benefit The Theatre School Scholarship Fund. ​


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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018  

Alumna Ann Dowd
Featuring Alumna ANN DOWD
Emmy Award-winning star of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale

 
5:30 p.m.  Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m.  Program
7:30 p.m.  Strolling Dinner Party and Exploration of The Theatre School
Hosts:  
A. Gabriel Esteban, PhD
President, DePaul University
John Culbert
Dean, The Theatre School

Co-Chairs:  
Joseph M. Antunovich
President, Antunovich Associates, Inc.
Sondra A. Healy
Co-Chairman of the Board, Turtle Wax Inc.
Brian Montgomery
VP, Employee & Labor Relations, Exelon
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Sponsors:  
Co-Sponsored by Antunovich and Associates Co-Sponsored by Exelon
 
Please call DePaul's Donor Relations Department to RSVP or if you have any questions about the event at (312) 362-8455.  Discounts  available for alumni and DePaul faculty and staff.
 
 
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