The mission of The Laughing Feet Performers is to inspire relationships between individuals with special needs and their typical peers through musical and artistic expression as well as give performance opportunities to those who would normally not have them.
Second Annual Laughing With the Stars Benefit Is Fri, Jan 17 at Newman University
Get Your Tickets Now!
Tickets are on sale for the Second Annual Laughing With the Stars Benefit. This years event will be held Friday, January 17, 2014, in the Performance Hall of the De Mattias Fine Arts Center on the campus of Newman University in Wichita. The benefit this year will include a live performance, as well as a raffle, a silent auction and lots of great food. Purchase tickets online or at the door the night of the event. Tickets are $65 each. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the show will start at 7:00pm. Wine, hors d'oeuvres, and the auction will follow from 8-10:00pm. We encourage people to buy tickets in advance so we can better determine how much food to prepare.
Stars Come Out In Support of Laughing Feet
This year's event will be hosted by Sierra Scott, of the Brett and Sierra Show on KWCH, and Carol Hughes, weekday radio jockey for FM 101.3 KFDI. Joining our emcee's will be Music Theatre of Wichita's Wayne Bryan, TV Personality Rene Steven, Fashionista Bonnie Bing, Wichita Mayor Carol Brewer, and a host of your favorite local theatre performers including Monte Wheeler, Patty Reeder, Shaun-Michael Morse, Ray Wills, Kyle Vespestad, Scott Noah, Cindy Summers, Steve Hitchcock, Jenny Mitchell, and of course, the Laughing Feet Performers!
Laughing With the Stars Sponsors
Corporate sponsors are Davis-Moore, Wells Fargo Advisors, and Fox Reality INC. Additional sponsors include The Arnold Group, Delta Dental, KAKEland, Cargill, SPT Architecture, High Touch, Tripllet Wolff & Garretson LLC, Heads/New Balance of Wichita, Hutton Construction, Michael Garvey, Lifeboat Creative (Creative Sponsor), and Newman University (Venue Sponsor). If your business would like to become a sponsor of Laughing Feet or donate items for the silent auction contact us.
After the great success of the first annual Laughing With the Stars benefit we've been busy making plans. You're going to want to get a piece of paper or your calendar and write this all down because we've got events lined up for the next year!
2014 Spring Variety Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 14-16 Laughing Feet will be presenting the 2014 Spring Variety Show in the Mary Jane Teall Theatre at Century II. If you are interested in participating, make sure you sign up for our eNews newsletter or join our group on Facebook.
Video Promotes Laughing Feet
Laughing Feet has a promotional video! Created by Paul and Kari Russell at Maple Ridge Productions, this video is designed specifically to let people know what Laughing Feet is all about. "Maple Ridge spent countless hours working closely with me to make sure it was absolutely perfect," said Jenny Mitchell, Executive Director. "This video incorporates footage from our performance at the National SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Conference and interviews with several board members, parents and participants. It does a perfect job of showing what we do best -- having fun! I really love that a person who had no previous exposure to special needs put this together. Kari picked things that spoke to her, things we hope will encourage people to get involved." Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible!
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