FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOUTHERN REP THEATRE TO HOST
MASQUERADE FOR MENTAL HEALTH
A FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT LOYOLA CENTER FOR COUNSELING & EDUCATION AND CARE FOR CREATIVES
NEW ORLEANS (January 7, 2020) – Southern Rep Theatre will host a Masquerade for Mental Health fundraiser on Tuesday, February 4th from 6:30 – 9:30 PM at 2541 Bayou Road in the Sanctuary Bar. The fundraiser will benefit the Loyola Center for Counseling & Education and Care for Creatives.
Masquerade attendees can look forward to entertainment by New Orleans’ own Dat Band who play a variety of jazz, rock, funk, dance, and pop music. VIP guests receive a mask to wear and access to the VIP Healing Lounge for services including massage, reiki, and NADA ear acupuncture. Silent auction items, masks to wear, cuisine by Bogan’s King Que and beverages from the Sanctuary Bar will be available for purchase a la carte. No mask, no entry.
Tickets are available for purchase at www.SouthernRep.com/MasqueradeForMentalHealth or by calling the Southern Rep Box Office at 504-522-6545. Southern Rep is located at 2541 Bayou Rd., New Orleans, LA, 70119.
Loyola Center for Counseling and Education (LCCE) is committed to providing effective mental health counseling services on a sliding scale to underserved families, couples, groups, and individuals at every stage of life. In tandem with clinical services, LCCE supervises exemplary training for graduate students in Loyola University New Orleans’ Department of Counseling.
Loyola Center for Counseling & Education
Care for Creatives
Care for Creatives extends Southern Rep Theatre’s mission to sustain and nurture those who encompass New Orleans’ cultural economy by collaborating with the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic’s You Got This goal to promote optimal mental health self-care amongst creatives. Together we strive to ensure the wellbeing of New Orleans’ creative community by providing accessible, effective outreach programs with measurable outcomes. Care for Creatives programs unite New Orleans’ creative community with mental health practitioners in a sanctuary space to promote resilience through activities centered around personal development, psychological education, and healing with drama, music, visual art, movement, guided relaxation, and other expressive forms.
ABOUT SOUTHERN REP THEATRE
Now in its 33rd Season, Southern Rep Theatre produces award-winning productions that are engaging, educational, and accessible for audiences of every socioeconomic background. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Aimée Hayes, Southern Rep Theatre’s Mainstage Season work includes bold World and Regional Premieres as well as the best of Broadway, off-Broadway, and classic plays. Southern Rep Theatre’s Lagniappe Series and “School to Stage Pipeline” of Arts Education Programs reflect the company’s ongoing commitment to new play development by providing resources for students and burgeoning theatre professionals and supporting a more diverse theatre community. A mainstay of New Orleans’ arts community, Southern Rep Theatre continues to build on its unique position as a sector leader, creative force, and important resource for contemporary American theatre.
Season programming is supported in part by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans; and by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency.
Thank you! ~Sarah Zoghbi
Counselor Intern Co-Founding Director of Program DevelopmentLoyola Center for Counseling and Education | http://cnh.loyno.edu/lcce
Director of Care for CreativesSouthern Rep Theatre | www.southernrep.com/care-for-creatives
M.S. Candidate | Clinical Mental Health CounselingLoyola University New Orleans