A Fundraiser for Stages Theatre Company

Wednesday June 21, 2023

from 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343

This year’s Starlight Celebration is being curated for adults.

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Let’s celebrate the 2022-23 Season of Possibilities at the first annual Starlight Celebration, a fundraiser for Stages Theatre Company.

As we enter our fourth decade of illuminating the joy, wonder, and benefits of theatre arts thru entertainment and education of Twin Cities youth, we look forward to gathering with theatre lovers, patrons, alumni and sponsors to support the mission of Stages Theatre Company. With amazing performances from our past season and looking forward to our 40th anniversary, The Starlight Celebration is the best night of the year to support that mission lighting a path for decades to come.

This year’s Starlight Celebration is being curated for adults.


Silent Auction • Live Music • Wine Pull • Gift Card Wall • Appetizers • Gourmet Desserts • Cash bar with exclusive craft cocktails from Thirty Bales.
PLUS: Live entertainment featuring an exclusive performance of memorable songs celebrating Stages Theatre Company’s 2022-2023 Season of Possibilities!

Proceeds from the Starlight Celebration will support STC's high quality theatre productions, education, and community outreach initiatives, including our Open Door Program, which provides free and reduced price tickets, tuition scholarships, and transportation subsidies to local families, social service agencies, and schools.

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Thank you to our
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Contact Anna Stauber - Development Director

Contributions to the Starlight Celebration fundraiser allow Stages Theatre Company to:

• Maintain our focus on access and inclusion, including keeping tickets, tuition, and educational programming affordable, offer scholarships

• Provide our exceptional theatre arts training programs in inner-city, suburban, and rural communities

• Contribute meaningful stories to the canon of new works for young audiences

• Serve our more than 150,000 annual patrons, onstage, in the audience, in our programs, and in the Greater Minnesota community.

Your donations will be put to immediate use to create a positive impact and play a critical role in helping Stages Theatre Company, a 501(c)(3) organization continue breaking down barriers restricting access to theatre arts, curating a welcoming place for all, and most importantly, the enrichment and education of young people.

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WHO WE ARE: Since our founding in 1984, we at Stages Theatre Company (STC) a 501(c)(3)have prioritized the well-being and growth of young people through theatre arts—on stage, backstage, in the audience, and in the classroom.

OUR MISSION: Stages Theatre Company is committed to the enrichment and education of children and youth in a professional theatre environment that stimulates artistic excellence and personal growth.

OUR INCLUSION PLEDGE: Stages Theatre Company is dedicated to creating a space where diverse opinions, courageous dialogue, and local, national, and international community engagement is not only valued but vital to our shared artistic and educational success. We make this pledge in the hope of curating a welcome home for all.

ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT:Stages Theatre Company is committed to addressing barriers that can restrict participation to our performances and programming. We believe that every individual should be able to access the joy, wonder, and benefits of participation in the theatre arts. We are working towards a future beyond compliance- toward a fully inclusive environment where all programs and performances are accessible to all.

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Celebration Subcommittee

Betsy Butwin, Lisa Collins, Tenisha Hollie, Betsy Kumagai, Beth Lori, Christina Mosakowski, Carrie Rimstad, Anna Stauber, Brent Teclaw, Megan Torbert

Contact Us

Anna Stauber - Development Director
1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
Box Office: (952)979-1111