Come home to Highland!
HIGHLAND TOWN THEATRE PROJECT
TOWN THEATRE COMMITTEES
Residents who have a hankering to help the Town Theatre get up and running are encouraged to check out a bevy of new committees. Some groups will aid in restoration
while others will target postconstruction operations.
BECOME A MEMBER ...
With work continuing to refurbish
the town’s vintage movie house,
the Theatre Board is looking to the
community to support the project
by becoming a founding member.
Membership levels from $20 to $75 are available. Benefits include:
• Your name in the commemorative
Town Theatre Booklet
acknowledging your support.
• A VIP pass to an exclusive
Preview Event, including a tour of
the newly renovated theatre and
• Your personal invitation to the first
annual corporate meeting of the
• A complimentary decal to show
your support of the Town Theatre.
TOWN THEATRE BOARD MEMBERS
Keith Bruxvoort: retired Vice President of Finance, Strack & Van Til; Dawn Diamantopoulos, independent artist; Matt Domasica, Auditorium Coordinator, School Town of Highland; Dan Dunn: Communications Professor, Purdue Calumet; Michael Griffin: Town of Highland Clerk-Treasurer; Bruce Leep: Chairman Provision Theatre Company, professor at Trinity College; Michael Maloney: Former Highland Redevelopment chairman; Tracy Oprea, PACE registred paralegal, O’Neill McFadden & Willett; Mary Shelton, Assistant Vice President Business Development, Branch Manager, Centier Bank; Town Council Representatives:Dan Vassar and Bernie Zemen; Legal Team: Rhett Tauber and Carol Green-Fraley.
MAIN STREET VOLUNTEERS: Are working to increase theatre memberships, recruiting volunteers to assist with theatre operations and researching grant opportunities to reduce the town’s share of the construction and operational costs. Want to volunteer? Call Cecile Petro at (219) 972-7598 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TOWN THEATRE BOARD OFFICERS
President Dawn Diamantopoulos
Vice President Bruce Leep
Secretary Tracy Oprea
Treasurer Keith Bruxvoort
FUND-RAISING: Spearheads events and projects that generate immediate and long-term dollars to rehab and run the theatre.
MEMBERSHIP: Develops and launches a “Friends of the Theatre” program to cultivate interest and raise funds.
PUBLICITY & MARKETING: Creates social media opportunities to increase awareness of events germane to the theatre.
VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT: Supports every committee by tapping into the talents of local individuals and groups.
PROGRAMMING: Develops theatre performances that cater to the region and its interests.
OPERATIONS: Provides the technical expertise necessary to operate projection equipment.
MAINTENANCE: Provides general upkeep both inside and outside the building.