On Friday April 4, 2014, the founder of the well-respected Act Out Talent Studio, Kelechukwu “Chu” Oparah will Host the first of what he hopes to be an Annual fundraising event entitled the Legacy Ball. Act Out Talent Studio of Dayton, is a division of nonprofit 501(c)(3) Eastgate Studios, Inc., and helps area youth develop marketable and professional skills in various forms of artistic performance, including recorded film and TV media; these classes are taught by actors, directors, and other top industry professionals. Act Out Studios also helps young performers gain representation with talent agencies or talent managers and prepares them for the work place. According to Chu “Film and TV productions require the contributions of many people working together, youth in our programs learn skills that employers value greatly, such as communication, teamwork, creative thinking and dependability”.
The Legacy Ball will feature a private concert by Atlantic Records Artist and The Voice contestant Caroline Glaser, according to a Press Release issued by Act Out Studio, Caroline Glaser is an Indie/Folk vocalist who was voted the “Audience Choice Award winner in Season 4 of NBS’s hit show The Voice and her chart-topping hit Money Tree was recorded right here in the Miami Valley at Twelve3South Studio in Tipp City. The Legacy Ball will also feature both a live and silent Auction that will include the work of accomplished local artists, memorabilia of pro athletes with local ties, private instruction with a famed athlete, recording studio time with a Billboard-topping producer and a private getaway vacation. There will also be food, local wines, and a mini Fashion Show featuring (DE-FI) Designers Sonya Mills of Kerapa Clothing, Erika Berthy of Gowns By Bearite, and Brenda Marone of B. Marie,and (DE-FI) Models.
The Legacy Ball will be held at the Dayton Art Institute inside of the Shaw Gothic Clositer this Friday from 4:30p-8:30p. Vanessa Freeman, co-host and producer of Living Dayton on WDTN Channel 2 will be the Emcee for the evening. There are a limited amount of tickets available for this event, for more information on Act Out Talent Studio please visit their website at www.actouttalent.org and for more information on the Legacy Ball visit http://www.thelegacyball.com/. Proceeds from this event will help Act Out Talent Studio of Dayton which is a Non-Profit Organization fund scholarships for student training, programming and productions, and residencies for film industry professionals who train students and to help purchase equipment.