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The Venue Theatre Company

We believe in opening hearts & minds by giving youth the tools to share songs & stories. In 2020, we have continued to offer safe, in-person performing art classes. However, without typical ticket sales & events, The Venue needs critical financial support. Our Board is matching gifts up to $1,250.00

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
2
Full Time Staff:
0
Contract Staff:
3
Volunteers Annually:
100
Retention Rate:
0%

Joe Veale, Instructor
Start Date: 2020

Joe Veale(@therealjoeveale) is a NYC based actor singer and dancer with a fondness for dogs and 4 Leaf clovers. He is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Nerve Project Theatre Company (@nerveprojecttheatrecompany), recently welcomed to the Alliance of Resident Theatre's New York City in 2019. Recent Off Broadway Credits include; Enter Laughing (Marvin, U.S David, and Dance Captain-York Theatre) Great Expectations (Pip-Hudson Guild Theatre), and The Wrong Box (Wickham-Theatre for a New City). Before moving to NY he worked extensively regionally as a member of the Resident Acting Company at the Historic Barter Theatre. Fav regional credits include: The Rivals (Feat. Tony Winner Harriet Harris Dir. Eric Tucker), Peter and The Starcatcher, Altar Boys, 42nd Street, Footloose, and ISO Yuletide (Feat Frankie Morino). BFA Musical Theatre/Professional Acting (Meisner Cert.) East Carolina University.

Amy Dolan Fletcher, Artistic Director, Director
Start Date: 2017

She is a native New Yorker with thirty five years of experience in professional theatre. After performing on Broadway and in numerous touring productions, Amy began pursuing a career as an educator and mentor. She has worked at several high schools, as a professor of Theatre and Dance at Five Towns College and achieved her MFA in interdisciplinary arts and theatre education from Goddard College. She was thrilled to join the Venue Theatre, after relocating to Colorado with her amazing husband Michael and son Matthew. Venue director and/or choreographer credits include:Thoroughly Modern Millie, Bye Bye Birdie, Guys and Dolls, Urinetown, Anything Goes, Newsies, Matilda, Venue on Broadway and Venue Through the Years. Her newest adventures include the opening of the Colorado branch of he Aspiring Artists Studio and upcoming performances in NYC! MidtownProductions@gmail.com

Jenna Haimes, Instructor
Start Date: 2020

Jenna Haimes is a New York based actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer. She currently serves as the Director of Development for Nerve Project Theatre Company (recently welcomed into the Alliance of Resident Theatres New York City 2019) in addition to being a company member. After graduating from Illinois Wesleyan University with a BFA in Musical Theatre, she worked continuously regionally. Favorite regional credits include Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hunyak in Chicago, Ruth in Wonderful Town and Kaye in The Taffetas. She eventually ended up at The Historic Barter Theatre working in the Barter Player company, performing for young audiences at Barter and on tour, as well as with the Resident Company. She transitioned into the Resident Acting Company where she earned her Equity eligibility. She has since studied at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway in New York City, having completed the International Independent Study program at Steps. She has choreographed productions regionally, touring, and Off-Broadway. She is a student at Kimball Film Studio, and her most recent work in film can be seen on Amazonprime, to be released in 2020. She has a love of fitness, and works with clients regularly as a NASM certified personal trainer and barre instructor. Originally from Colorado, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding and bike riding. She is grateful to be in the mountains and working with young theatre artists. Imagination is a powerful tool available to everyone, learning to strengthen it means a brighter and braver future. @jennanigans. jennahaimes.com.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
11
Term Length:
2
Term Limit:
5
Total # of Board Members:
7
Clients on Board:
Yes
# of Client Board Members:
7

Board Demographics:

Female:
5
Male:
2
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
7
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

80%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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