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Press Release for Aladdin

Published on: Mar 4, 2016

Transcripts - Press Release for Aladdin

  • 1. CONTACT: Justin Watson FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Development and Communications Manager One Step Beyond, Inc. Ph: 623.266.7490 Cell: 623.266.7491 Email: ONE STEP BEYOND, THEATER WORKS BRINGING ALADDIN’S MAGIC TO PEORIA Peoria, AZ (May 15, 2015) – One Step Beyond and Theater Works will bring the magic and music of Aladdin to the Peoria Performing Arts Center on Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13. This educational arts collaboration allows One Step Beyond members to learn theater arts from professionals. The preparation, and the performances themselves, offers a proven way to enhance quality of life for those facing challenges in the area of physical, emotional and social development. Proceeds from event at the Performing Arts Center, 8355 West Peoria Avenue, will benefit the One Step Beyond Performing Arts program. The performances allow everyone, including the audience, to participate in an experience that promotes acceptance, respect, and appreciation for the talents and contributions that One Step adults provide to their community. Whether the challenges involve affordability, physical barriers, or societal stigmas, access to inclusive cultural arts programs continues to be an under- served need. As the only inclusive theater program in the West Valley, One Step Beyond is dedicated to filling this need. These performances of Aladdin will include a two-part presentation on two different nights, with a VIP Reception on opening night (Friday, June 12th) that includes Hor d’oeuvres prepared by the OSB Culinary Program. For those 21 and over, there will be a beer and wine bar, and there will also be a raffle auction for various items. Tickets for Aladdin can be purchased at Shows will start at 7 P.M., with the doors opening at 6 PM. General admission tickets for both nights are $10. Tickets for the VIP reception at 5:30 PM on Friday, June 12th, are $25. For any additional questions please contact Justin Watson at either or 623.266.7490. One Step Beyond ( is a local, non-profit whose mission is to provide responsive, progressive, and dynamic programs to empower individuals with intellectual disability to realize their goals of optimal independence, meaningful employment, significant social relationships, and full participation in our community. Since opening its doors in 2003, One Step Beyond has grown from serving 16 young adults with intellectual disabilities to assisting more than 225 Northwest Valley adults at campuses in Peoria and Surprise. It provides programs in the areas of life skills development, employment training, placement and support, and recreation activities that include sports training and competition, performing and fine arts, and community social events. 9299 W. Olive Ave. Suite 311 Peoria, AZ 85345 Phone: 623-215-244 Fax: 623-561-6612 One Step Beyond, Inc. ###

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