honoring James Lecesne, Virginia Louloudes and Emily Morgan
What is Dixon Place?
Dixon Place, an artistic incubator since 1986, is a non-profit institution committed to supporting the creative process by presenting original works of theater, dance, music, puppetry, circus arts, literature & visual art at all stages of development. Presenting over 1000 creators a year, this local haven inspires & encourages diverse artists of all stripes & callings to take risks, generate new ideas & consummate new practices.
The artist’s experience is given top priority through our professional atmosphere and remuneration, and their process is enhanced through the reaction of our adventurous audiences. Dixon Place is a local haven for creativity as well as an international model for the open exploration of the process of creation. If you have work that would be appropriate for Dixon Place, please read our open submissions policy.
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On Sept 20th Dixon Place organized an evening to end all evenings. Entertainment, great food and amazing dessert!
The Dixon Place Donor Dinner is an Annual Event that helps support Dixon Place. With an Auction, dinner, dessert and entertainment.
Here are some photographs from the evening’s festivities.
Master of Ceremonies: Keith Nelson
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Food Creation by:
Michael Howett and Richard Bach
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While walking down the stairs from the Lounge to the Theater I passed the studio which was occupied with the most amazing site.
The Dessert Table!
The Dixon Place Donor Dinner had ample ‘desserts’ for the audience that attended.
The Auction tables had many items to bid on. Vacations in France, Upstate weekend getaways, Original art work, jewely etc.
Auction items are previewed in the Lounge before the show.
Dixon Place founder and Artistic Director Ellie Covan introduces the evening.
Stew and David Cale sing a duet at the beginning of an amazing evening of entertainment.
Nancy Giles performs a hysterically funny piece from her personal experiences.
Keith Nelson MC’ed the show and performed some wonderful classic vaudeville routines.
David Cale performs a wonderful story about his days working in a record store in the UK.
James Lecesne receives the Dixon Place Honor Award.
Virginia Louloudes receives the Dixon Place Honor Award.
Emily Morgan speaks after receiving the Dixon Place Honor Award.
Monstah Black performs a wild costumed piece.
Shye Sales performs a beautiful love rap poem.
Dixon Place Board Member Eric Jensen celebrates his birthday with a lineup of candles to blow out.
A solo performance from ANIMALS with an excerpt from their upcoming show “CHASE: What Matters Most”.
The cake at my table was so delicious! It was created by Dixon Place’s own Michael Griffith.
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For more information on or to contribute to Dixon Place please visit their websiteHERE!
Nancy Giles is one intelligent, hysterically funny woman ‘pundette’. The show was a collection of monologs about her life in show business followed by her current life in Network News as a ‘pundette’ as she calls herself. Half satire, half personal observations. Not a moment too much for the audience.
Opening in Feb is Gracie Award winning CBS Sunday Morning pundette NANCY GILES! The interview is 'what inspired' Nancy to write and perform in her own one-woman show? Directed by Ellie Covan and presented at Dixon Place every Friday and Sat. at 7:30.