Welcome to our 16th Season!
Sweet sixteen and shouldn’t be missed! That’s our proclamation for Angelina Arts Alliance’s 16th performing arts season. Our first two shows bring something that has never before appeared on the Temple Theater stage; A Grand Illusionist and a full 65-piece symphony orchestra. The first half of the season continues with a Family FunDay that breathes life into aluminum for a unique and exciting experience, some inspiration and insight from an American singer/songwriting icon, and a special Christmas performance by a very colorful country music superstar.
2017 begins with a second Family FunDay, featuring eye-popping life-like dinosaurs, a great American comedy celebrating its 50th anniversary, a Broadway show that’s sure to get your toes tapping, and the season ends with a musical tribute to the most inspirational music written for the Broadway stage.
We hope to reach more than 10,000 students this coming year, inspiring creativity and learning through our Schooltime and Outreach Series. These events take place at both The Temple Theater, and various school campuses within the five local school districts. They will feature performances and hands-on artist residencies including music, theater, science, storytelling, playwriting, songwriting, and history. All possible through partnerships with educational facilities, local businesses, generous foundation grants, and individuals like you.
What a privilege it is to share with you the world of performing arts. Whether we laugh, cry, or leap to our feet for a standing ovation, we are creating a one-of-a-kind experience together at each and every performance. You can go to the movies, watch television, or listen to the radio---but there’s nothing like seeing it LIVE FROM LUFKIN!
Another GREAT season!
Another GREAT season ended with more amazing shows beginning in September. THANK YOU!!!!!! to all of you who attended performances, advertised in our playbills, sponsored shows, gave donations, served in our Encorps troups......people wonder how the Arts Alliance pulls off such incredible seasons, well....it's because of all of the support from our community. So, to start off our 16th season we are bringing, for the very first time on the Temple Theater stage, an illusionist. In October, for the first time ever, a 65 piece symphony orchestra. In November, Jimmy Webb, December, Wynonna Judd. In February Barefoot in the Park, in March 42nd Street the Broadway National Tour and to end the 2016-17 season in May, Ernie Haase and Signature Sound with their Inspiration of Broadway tour.
The Arts Alliance staff is so appreciative to all of you that contribute your time, talents and financial support to help us bring live performances of the utmost quality to our local stage. We can't thank you enough and are looking forward to yet another extraordinary season.Continue reading...