Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Names Anelise Diaz Education Director

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre at DeSales University, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anelise Diaz as the new Education Director.

In this key administrative position, Ms. Diaz will spearhead all aspects of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s educational programming, including the administration and project management of the Festival’s fall WillPower Tour, an annual Shakespeare competition for high school students, and coordinating student group visits to the Festival during the summer performance season. Additionally, she will oversee the Festival’s accessibility programming, including American Sign Language Interpreted, Audio Described, Open Captioned, and sensory-friendly Relaxed Performances. Working closely with the leadership of the Festival’s Volunteer Guild Board, Ms. Diaz will also participate in coordinating volunteer activities and initiatives during, and in preparation for, the summer Festival season.

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Next Week: A Celebration of the Black Presence in Easton

A Celebration of the Black Presence in Easton (Pt. II)

When: Tuesday, 02/19, 7PM

Where: Sigal Museum | 342 Northampton Street, Easton

Presented by NCHGS and NAACP Easton Branch #2260
Hosted by Ms. Karen S. Britt with Local Guest Speakers

Join us for another memorable evening of conversation about the African American experience in Easton. This year’s event will focus on the contributions and perspectives of local black women. Topics of the night include lifestyle, social events, health and beauty, athletics and education, as well as religion. Refreshments will be provided, and a $3 suggested donation will be accepted at the door. All are welcome.

Faculty/Staff: Special Offer for Act 1: The Cherry Orchard

Cherry OrchardAct 1 is extending a special offer to the hardworking faculty and staff of DeSales University.

For our upcoming February production of The Cherry Orchard we are offering a buy one ticket get one ticket free offer for all faculty and staff members!

To redeem this offer either stop by the box office or give us a call at x1276. This offer is not valid on past purchases.

Today at 3: Character U Keynote Speaker

Join Character U on Wednesday, February 13 at 3PM in the Commonwealth Room in the DUC when we welcome back a long time keynote, Terry Caffey.

“About 3:00 in the morning, Penny and I would be awoken to the sound of our door knob hitting our dryer in the laundry room, which was next to our bedroom, very quickly, the gunfire began to erupt, the loudest sound you could ever imagine.”

That evening, Terry lost everything he had. In the early hours of the morning, while he and Penny Caffey slept in their home in a rural area near Emory, Texas, two men entered the house and began firing.

Join us to hear the rest of Terry Caffey’s personal story of love and forgiveness.


Tomorrow: Day of Giving

One more day! Tomorrow is Day of Giving, so don’t forget to go to to give. Remember, each division is competing for the most dollars raised, most alumni participation, and most new donors.

Seniors, if you give by tomorrow at midnight and select “2019 Class Gift,” your class gift will count toward Day of Giving.