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THE GARAGE THEATRE GROUP INC
February 24, 2010

My experience with GTG has been rich, rewarding, and reflective. Rich, in the way only live theater can provide; rewarding, as the parent of a child who, through involvement with the Youth Conservatory, has seen first hand and up close the nurturing and thriving of creative growth; and reflective with consistent offerings of plays that challenge the theatergoer long after the curtain has closed by way of provocative substance and creative presentation. While the theater suffers aesthetically with age - ripped my stockings on my seat while getting up - the performances trump! The Youth Conservatory is amazing under Michael Bias and his staff. Unlike other 'performing arts programs' Michael allows each student to find and nurture their creative bliss. Students are not limited to simply acting in the theater, but rather, are encouraged to explore all the avenues of the theater experience with an interesting hands-off approach which mentors, not meddles.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Watching the creative growth of the students in the Youth Conservatory.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Can the word "amazing" be overused? I am awed by the dedication and the way the staff

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & As a parent, I worked on costumes and also spent some hours putting labels on envelopes. From time to time I also was sent for food.