Denver Actors Fund in Action: Marq Del Monte
Marq Del Monte, second from right, appeared in John Moore’s play, “Maureen Dowd’s Dark, Delicious Descent into Denver Hell, An Edible Cautionary Tale,” as part of The Mile High 24 Play Festival on June 2 at the Spark Theatre. From left: Lindsey I. Benge, Deb Flomberg, Karen Kargel, Del Monte and Desiree Phillips. Note: […]
The online ‘Miscast 2014 Auction’: Bid now!
As the countdown to “Miscast 2014” enters its final week, the Denver Actors Fund is tickled to introduce the 2014 Miscast Auction: Services provided by artists as they are “cast” in real life. Many of our most accomplished actors and artists have off-stage careers that call upon a wide variety of real-world skills. Some […]
DSA students make remarkable, record donation to Denver Actors Fund
From left: Amelia Corrada (Penny), Madison Kitchen (Tracy), Jeremy Willis (Seaweed), Claire Willcutt, John Moore and Jimmy Bruenger (Link Larkin). Twelve days before Denver School of the Arts was to open its fall all-school musical “Hairspray,” cast members Jimmy Bruenger and his little sister, Damiana, learned their father, James, had died of a sudden heart […]
Announcing: Performer lineup for “Miscast 2014”!
Steven Burge was the uncontested “Best Dressed” performer at Miscast 2009. What surprises are in store for this year? Photo by John Moore. By John Moore Robert Michael Sanders today announced the performance roster for “Miscast 2014,” a fundraiser hosted by the Aurora Fox Theatre on Sept. 29 as a benefit for the Denver […]
Denver Actors Fund in Action: Russell Costen
Russell Costen as Big Daddy in The Edge Theatre’s 2013 production of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Photo by Rachel D Graham / RDGPhotography. Note: At the Denver Actors Fund, anonymity of aid recipients is presumed and fully protected, unless and until the recipient chooses to have his or her story told. […]
It’s Suicide Prevention Day: Read this excerpt from ‘The Forest’
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day today. The suicide of a loved one makes loved ones feel powerless, confused, speechless, paralyzed. You want to do something, but you feel empowered to do … nothing. I feel a natural urge to act out against doing nothing. So here is my … something. I present to you […]