ACT Benefit Brings Together Artists of All Abilities

The Milliken Auditorium stage came alive before an audience of 200 at the first ever “Arts of All” Benefit Celebration on May 7 in the Dennos Museum Center. Artists Creating Together/ ACT – Grand Traverse hosted professional entertainers who performed with community artists with and without disabilities. Singers, dancers, actors, story-tellers, musicians, comedians along with wheelchair art comprised the eclectic arts program. Highlighting the evening’s program were Judy Harrison and her Rebooted singers who performed two selections, followed by a country waltz tune featuring dancers Max Dingeman, former ACT-GT Swingshift and the Stars charity dance winner, and his partner, Emily Scott.   Professional pianist, David Chown, added his talents to the line-up on piano, accompanying ACT vocalist, Travis Hall. ACT teaching artist, Denni-Don Hunting, directed the drama presentation “Celebrity Get Together,” featuring acting and singing by students from Central Grade School. Receiving a standing ovation was the brother team of exceptional pianists, Brandon and Elliott Tyson. “It was night to remember for everyone who attended,”...
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