A NOTE FROM THE DIRECTOR
What do people think about the Quick Center?
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“ I’ve worked at the Quick Center many times since 1992 and I always look forward to playing there because the crowds are great, the energy is high and A NOTE FROM THE DIRECTOR
people who work there always make the gig just as special.”
Peter Van Heerden and family with Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Thank you for your generous support of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at Fairfield University. As a member you will be joining us for our 27th season, which promises to push the boundaries of performance, music, dance and theatre. Through your support we have created a season of inspiring artists at the peak of their creative fields, your fan favorites, and a stellar mix of national and international programming that brings new voices to our stage.
– JOHN PIZZARELLI, JAZZ MUSICIAN AND VOCALIST
“ A gem of a performing arts center with artistic vision which dares to see beyond the obvious. Peter, Lori, Russell and the rest of the staff were committed and ready to accommodate our sometimes bizarre needs. I can’t wait to be back!” – ROEL SEEBER,
Join us today and experience the wonders of the performing and creative arts at the Quick. Find a level that suits your needs and become a part of our season. By becoming a Quick Center Member, you enjoy VIP access and benefits allowing you to engage more personally with the Quick Center’s artists and speakers!
PERFORMER/TOUR DIRECTOR, BANDALOOP
“ I really appreciate that the Quick Center brings artists to the community that
Don’t miss a beat. We will see you soon.
give audiences the opportunity to see
something new and unique. The audience for Cameron Carpenter’s performances was one of the most diverse I’ve seen at any music event recently.” – KATE REMINGTON, WSHU
Peter Van Heerden Executive Director
–SAVE THE DATE– MEMBERS ONLY Mark your calendar for our Season Announcement Party on Wednesday, May 24, 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
P.S. Expect to see the 2017-18 Season Brochure in your mailbox in June! Can’t wait? Members at the Friend level and above receive advanced information in May.
We know you are hungry for exciting, new experiences. Whether you seek to be dazzled, thrilled, or challenged, the Quick Center aims to serve the intellectually insatiable and perpetually curious. When you become a member, you help us bring exhilarating performances, engaging speakers and public figures, and high quality HD broadcasts from around the world to your community. Here at the Quick, we are where creativity and culture come to life: a space for the exploration of remarkable and inspiring performing arts. Come live it with us as a member of our 2017-18 season.
Mix and mingle with other arts enthusiasts.
Enjoy meeting your favorite artists.
Get a peek behind the scenes.
Members enjoy the following QUICK CENTER benefits: YOUNG PATRON $50+ Ages 25–40
Benefits include all Supporter privileges PLUS:
Benefits include all Devotee privileges PLUS: • Invitation to lunch with Quick Center director • Credit in printed program for sponsorship of one Quick Center visiting performing artist or lecture event** • Highest seating privileges • 2 VIP Event Invitations with Tickets for Guests Non-deductible amount of membership: $150
• VIP ticket access before the General Public for Quick Center subscriptions and single ticket sales • Name listed in the Quick Center Season Brochure • Members Only Ticket Price • Free Access to American Music Listening Series Active upon proof of age with photo identification Non-deductible amount of membership: $0
Advanced notice of 2017-18 Quick Center season Priority seating on your initial season order Free ticket exchange Lost ticket Insurance Priority invitation to engagement events including workshops, panels, and lectures Non-deductible amount of membership: $0
TASTE MAKER $85+
FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY MEMBERSHIPS
• VIP ticket access before the General Public for Quick Center subscriptions and single ticket sales • Name listed in the Quick Center Season Brochure • Guaranteed registration for Missoula Children’s Theatre • Members Only Ticket Price • Free Access to American Music Listening Series Non-deductible amount of membership: $0
Benefits include all Friend privileges PLUS:
Benefits include all Artist privileges PLUS:
• Seating priority for The Met: Live in HD Series* • VIP ticket access before the General Public for Quick Center subscriptions and single ticket sales • Name listed in the Quick Center Season Brochure • Guaranteed registration for Missoula Children’s Theatre • Members Only Ticket Price • Free Access to American Music Listening Series Non-deductible amount of membership: $0
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• Invitation to Season Open House with director of the Quick Center • Invitation to attend an open rehearsal and backstage tour • Reserved parking for Quick Center events Non-deductible amount of membership: $0
DEVOTEE $1,000+ • A private meet & greet with artist or lecturer (when available) • Enjoy benefits of the Fairfield University President’s Circle and Events • Exclusive access to Quick Center Concierge e-mail and phone number Non-deductible amount of membership: $0
Benefits include all Supporter privileges. Non-deductible amount of membership: $0
ALUMNI $80+ Benefits include all Supporter privileges PLUS: • Opportunities for special alumni events Non-deductible amount of membership: $0 * Members of The Met receive priority seating. ** At the Principal level, event selection will be done in consultation with Quick Center staff. The Fine Print: Benefits subject to change and availability. The value of the tax-deductible amount will be based on net contributions for each level of membership, after benefit values have been deducted.
Front Cover: Machine de Cirque / Loup-William Theberge; Inside: Compagnie Herve Koubi / White Bird; Cameron Carpenter Dinner / Michael Bundy; Members with Rosanne Cash / Cassidy Christiansen; John Pizzarelli On Stage / Jennifer Prat; Director’s Note: Peter Van Heerden with Ladysmith Black Mambazo / Peter Van Heerden; Back Cover: Camille A. Brown and Dancers / Christopher Duggan; Go, Dog. Go! / Holden and Arts Associates; Habib Koite / image provided by artist; Moscow Festival Ballet / Alexander Daev
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Join by May 1 to be included in the Season Brochure. I/we wish to be listed in the Quick Center Season Brochure as:
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION: Please choose a Membership Level: ❑ Young Patron ($50–$84) ❑ Taste Maker ($85–$149) ❑ Supporter ($150–$249) ❑ Friend ($250–$499) ❑ Artist ($500–$999) ❑ Devotee ($1,000–$2,499) ❑ Principal ($2,500 and above) ❑ Fairfield U. Faculty/Staff/Retiree ($100+) ❑ Fairfield U. Alumni ($80+) Please list the level of membership and amount:
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METHOD OF PAYMENT: ❑ Check (made payable to: Quick Center for the Arts) ❑ Charge to: ❑ Visa ❑ Mastercard ❑ Amex Card No.
Please complete all fields, detach this form and mail with payment to: Quick Center for the Arts, Attn: Membership, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824. You can also become a Member by phone at 203-254-4010 or online at quickcenter.com Questions? E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org MGOG1I83