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THE MUSIC OF DIRTY DANCING
APRIL 6 | ONE NIGHT ONLY
7PM- PRE-SHOW ACTIVITIES:
Lobby Bar, Silent Auction, Hot Dog Roast
7:30PM - CONCERT
This one-night-only event is sure to be a hit with audiences as they’re transported back to 1963 and whisked away to Kellerman’s Resort with “Baby” Houseman and her family. The evening will include a costume contest, games, a silent auction, cash bar, hot dog roast and more! Highlighting memorable music from the movie with songs by 60s greats like Otis Redding, The Drifters, and The Shirelles.
Meet the Cast of Dirty Dancing In Concert:
Mary Kate Murnen
* Indicates Circle Theatre Newcomer
DIRECTOR | JOLENE FRANKEY
MUSIC DIRECTOR | SCOTT PATRICK BELL
STAGE MANAGER | CHRIS CARNEVALE
SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
CHECK OUT THIS LIST OF INCREDIBLE ITEMS DONATED BY OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY AND CIRCLE BOARD MEMBERS!
AUDITION-PREP PRIVATE SESSION WITH BROADWAY ACTOR MIKEY WINSLOW
Prep for your next audition with Broadway actor Mikey Winslow (On The Town, American Idiot, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, West Side Story, Wicked) - YOU choose your material whether it’s a song, monologue, or dance steps! (Subject to availability, valid one year, 45-minute Skype or FaceTime session - your choice!)
Donated by: Mikey Winslow
AUDITION-PREP PRIVATE SESSION WITH BROADWAY ACTOR KATE REINDERS
Prep for your next audition with Broadway actor Kate Reinders (Something Rotten!, Wicked, Good Vibrations, Gypsy, Meteor Shower) - YOU choose your material whether it’s a song, monologue, or dance steps! (Subject to availability, valid one year, 45-minute Skype or FaceTime session - your choice!)
Donated by: Kate Reinders
AUDITION-PREP PRIVATE SESSION WITH BROADWAY ACTOR LAURIE VELDHEER
Prep for your next audition with Broadway actor Laurie Veldheer (Newsies, Mamma Mia!, national tour of Into The Woods) - YOU choose your material whether it’s a song, monologue, or dance steps! (Subject to availability, valid one year, 45-minute Skype or FaceTime session - your choice!)
Donated by: Laurie Veldheer
CLINIQUE SKINCARE, MAKEUP, AND FRAGRANCE ASSORTMENT
Pamper yourself with the very best including the Clinique Sonic System, face wash, toner, moisturizer, makeup bag with shadow palette, Chubby Stick set, lip liner, and lipstick, Clinique for Men products, and Clinique’s signature “happy” fragrance, too!
Donated by: Victoria Lucas of Clinique
MEIJER GARDENS FAMILY MEMBERSHIP
Unlimited admission for one full year, pre-sale and discounts on concert tickets, classes, and workshops, members-only event invitations and gift shop discount Valid For: One or two adults and children 18 and under, all living in the same household.
Donated by: Frederik Meijer Gardens
GRAND RAPIDS FOOTBALL CLUB VIP PACKAGE
Pair of 2018 season tickets and fan package including two
t-shirts, two fan scarves, and two wristbands
Donated by: GRFC
BRYAN ESLER PHOTO FAMILY PHOTO SESSION
Family photo session in the Greater Grand Rapids area for up to two hours and ten family members, complete with digital images and personal printing rights. Must take place within 30 minutes radius of downtown Grand Rapids, any special fees related to location be arranged and paid by client.
Donated by: Bryan Esler Photo
DIR-“TEA” DANCING: TEA GIFT BASKET
Gift Basket filled with 2 Kate Spade watermelon tea towels, floral teapot, matching floral tea cups and saucers, deluxe loose leaf tea steeper, teapot shaped teabag rest, honey spoons, English tea (Chamomile Lavender and English Breakfast), packet of stroopwafels
Donated by: Sarah and Kathleen Suydam
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS GAME PACK 1
Voucher for 8 Lower Level Faceoff tickets for a 2018-2019 Regular Season Game of your choice or a Round 1 Playoff Game + Griffins Souvenirs.
Donated by: Grand Rapids Griffins
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS GAME PACK 2
Cheer for Griffins Hockey with 4 Lower Level Faceoff tickets for the Regular Season Finale on Saturday, April 14th + Griffins Souvenirs.
Donated by: Grand Rapids Griffins
FERRIS COFFEE GIFT BASKET & 2 BREW CREW MEMBERSHIPS
Gift Basket filled with Ferris Coffee and snacks along with two memberships to the “Brew Crew” - a coffee-version of a “mug club!”
Donated by: Ferris Coffee and Nut
FOUNDERS TOUR AND TASTING
Gather your nine best pals and enjoy a personal tour and beer tasting at Founders Brewery!
Donated by: Founders
BREWERY VIVANT TOUR AND TASTING
Gather your five best pals and enjoy a personal tour and beer tasting at Brewery Vivant!
Donated by: Brewery Vivant
SIDE-BY-SIDE ABSTRACT PAINTING EXPERIENCE
Join artist and entrepreneur Cynthia Fowler Hagedorn in her studio and paint a personalized abstract canvas together! This exclusive experience is valid for one OR two participants, and “liquid courage” is welcome encouraged - BYOB if you’d like!
Donated by: Cynthia Fowler Hagedorn
BROADWAY GRAND RAPIDS TICKETS, TOUR, AND SPEAKEZ DINNER
Enjoy dinner at SpeakEZ Lounge with a $50 gift card, then experience a very special opening night of The King and I presented by Broadway Grand Rapids complete with a behind-the-scenes tour with Tim and Lindsay Schmidt who work on the show, and signed memorabilia from the cast!
Donated by: Broadway Grand Rapids, SpeakEZ Lounge, and Tim and Lindsay Schmidt
SYMPHONY PICNIC POPS CONCERT AND DADDY PETE’S BBQ-TO-GO
Take in the “80s Rewind” or “Beethoven vs. Coldplay” or any other Symphony Pops show for two and grab dinner on the way with a $50 gift card to Daddy Pete’s BBQ-To-Go!
Donated by: Grand Rapids Symphony, Shelley Irwin
MOVIE NIGHT WITH FRIENDS AT UICA
Four movie passes and two concession combos make for a fun night downtown at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Donated by: UICA
FARMERS ALLEY THEATRE: PAIR OF TICKETS
The ride to Kalamazoo is worth it to catch one of the best West Michigan equity theatre productions! See The Bridges of Madison County in June or The Producers in July!
Donated by: Farmers Alley Theatre
STACEY CLACK PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTO SESSION
Looking for new headshots? A family photo session perhaps? A senior session? Whatever you’re in the market for with photography, let Stacey Clack work her magic behind the camera with this special photo session! Session Includes: 1-1.5 hour long session at location of your choice within 25 miles of Grand Rapid, all images retouched and sent via digital download for client to print as they wish.
Donated by: Stacey Clack Photography
CHASING VANITY GIFT CARD
Treat yourself to the salon or spa service you’ve been wanting at Chasing Vanity, one of GR’s best salons owned by Elisabeth Bartrom, the sister of Circle performers Molly Jones Horton and Madeline Jones!
Donated by: Chasing Vanity
GIRLS’ DAY AT TERRA AND WAX POETIC
Dine at Terra for lunch or brunch with your $25 gift card, then enjoy a custom candle-making experience with your $25 gift card to Wax Poetic, located right in the same area in Eastown!
Donated by: Ashlee Lambart and Lynn Atkins-Rykert
COCKTAILS AT MATCHBOX AND A CIRCLE CONCERT FOR 2
Grab a cocktail and an appetizer at Matchbox with your $25 gift card then head over to Bringing Sexy Back or Silver Screen! Your voucher is good for two tickets for the performance of your choice!
Donated by: Lynn Atkins-Rykert and Circle Theatre
CHANNING & QUINN LIVING ROOM CONCERT
Bring this award-winning formerly-of-Nashville duo into your living room for an exclusive in-home one hour concert experience, complete with a few bottles premium wine! Includes vinyl album and CD. (Subject to availability, within a 30 mile radius of Grand Rapids, wine to be picked up from Circle Theatre at a later date.)
Donated by: Channing & Quinn and Bob Lowry
JEFF KEMPERMAN & ERIC SCHOLTENS LIVING ROOM CONCERT
This memorable pair from Circle’s Summer Concert Series is ready to entertain you and your friends at your place! Concert includes two 45-minute sets and a specially written song for the occasion, plus a few bottles of premium wine! (Subject to availability, within a 50 mile radius of Grand Rapids, wine to be picked up from Circle Theatre at a later date, one year expiration.)
Donated by: Jeff Kemperman, Eric Scholtens and Bob Lowry
COLIN TOBIN LIVING ROOM CONCERT
One of the Circle Concert Series most loved entertainers is ready to give a private concert in your home! Concert includes a one hour set plus a few bottles of premium wine! (Subject to availability, within a 40 mile radius of Grand Rapids, wine to be picked up from Circle Theatre at a later date, one year expiration.)
Donated by: Colin Tobin and Bob Lowry
GRAND RAPIDS BALLET COMPANY TICKETS
Experience Michigan’s only professional ballet company with two tickets to the World Premiere of The Happy Prince and Other Tales, on stage at the Peter Martin Wege Theatre May 4-6 & 11-12, 2018
Donated by: Grand Rapids Ballet Company
CIVIC THEATRE TICKETS (FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON!)
Catch the rest of the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Season with two tickets each to the following performances: Akeelah and the Bee, Shrek, and the Summer Rep productions of School of Rock and Little Women. Or, use your eight tickets however you’d like in any combination!
Donated by: Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
JOE CARMOLLI’S HANDMADE PIGS IN A BLANKET
Not only is Joe Carmolli a great actor (you know him as the Grand Award-winning Atticus Finch in Circle’s To Kill A Mockingbird)- he’s also a chef! Take home two dozen homemade pigs in a blanket - flaky butter "blitz" pastry wrapped around savory sausage "pigs" and frozen. You bake as many or as few as you like at a time, either from frozen or thawed.
Donated by: Joe Carmolli
NODDEA SKIDMORE’S HOMEMADE STILETTO SWEETS CUPCAKES
Stiletto Sweets used to be a sought-after downtown cupcake shop, but now cupcakes pop up on occasion at a rare cast party or when special orders are filled for family and friends. Take home a dozen signature “PMS Cupcakes” - Chocolate Cupcakes filled with Caramel, topped with Swiss Meringue Buttercream, more Caramel, Chocolate Chips, and Sea Salt!
Donated by: Noddea Skidmore
AFENDOULIS CLEANERS $50 GIFT CARD
It’s your laundry’s lucky day! Give your closet a spring refresher with this $50 gift card to Afendoulis Cleaners and Tuxedo.
Donated by: Stathi Afendoulis
MAKEUP CLASS AND $55 IN FREE PRODUCT WITH ALISSA WALKER
Sentence Makeup Artist Alissa Walker of West Michigan will treat you to a personalized makeup class which comes with a $55 product credit!
Donated by: Alissa Walker
JEFF HAM CERAMICS CUSTOM MUGS
Drink your morning coffee from this pair of custom-designed handmade mugs by Grand Rapids artist Jeff Ham of Jeff Ham Ceramics.
Donated by: Jeff Ham
ACTORS’ THEATRE TICKETS AND $25 GRAYDON’S CROSSING GIFT CARD
A night on the town with cocktails or dinner at Graydon’s Crossing followed by a memorable and thought-provoking performance of The Whale or The Flick at Actors’ Theatre will be a date to remember!
Donated by: Actors’ Theatre and Graydon’s Crossing
ACTORS’ THEATRE TICKETS AND $25 GILMORE COLLECTION GIFT CARD
A night on the town with cocktails or dinner at the GIlmore Collection restaurant of your choice followed by a memorable and thought-provoking performance of The Whale or The Flick at Actors’ Theatre will be a date to remember!
Donated by: Actors’ Theatre and Gilmore Collection
CIRCLE THEATRE TICKETS AND $50 DONKEY GIFT CARD
Attend the 2018 Circle Theatre performance of your choice and go out for dinner or drinks at Donkey Taqueria first!
Donated by: Circle Theatre and Donkey Taqueria
CELEBRATION! CINEMA REFILLABLE POPCORN BUCKET AND $50 GIFT CARD
You’ll have so many movie nights in your future with this $50 Gift Card and Refillable Popcorn Bucket (good for two refills per day for 5 months beginning April 25), redeemable at all Celebration! and Studio C locations. (Bucket to be picked up from the Circle Box Office on April 25)
Donated by: Celebration! Cinema and Lou VanderHave
CIVIC THEATRE TICKETS AND $50 SPEAKEZ LOUNGE GIFT CARD
This date night in downtown Grand Rapids will be a great one - have dinner at SpeakEZ Lounge with a $50 gift card and see the show of your choice this season at Civic Theatre!
Donated by: Civic Theatre and SpeakEZ Lounge