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ENCORE! Volunteers

Council members
and ushering

ENCORE! council Usher log-in
If you’ve ever shopped at Santa’s Bag or gotten a helping hand finding your seat from a friendly usher, then you have met ENCORE!, one of the most active volunteer organizations in the local arts community. ENCORE! is comprised of more than 250 individuals of all ages and backgrounds who play a vital role in the theatre’s success. In addition to ushering at performances, ENCORE! coordinates Santa’s Bag, one of our largest annual fundraising and charity events. They also plan and host Children’s Theatre’s annual gala, Celebrate!, our annual Women’s Doubles Tennis Tournament and other events throughout the year.

ENCORE! members enjoy special benefits, too, like priority processing for tickets and classes (see full list of benefits and requirements below).
  • Meet and work with other volunteers with common interests.
  • Receive vouchers good for 4 tickets to any performance in the 2019-2020 season.
  • Opportunity to register for education classes and summer camps prior to the general public.
  • Private shopping hours for Santa’s Bag.
  • Invitations to the following social events:
    • Santa’s Bag
    • Membership Engagement Experience
    • Celebrate! – Children’s Theatre of Charlotte Gala
    • Women’s Doubles Tennis Tournament
    • Other social events during the season
  • Opportunity to work with one of the most successful and fun arts organizations in our community!
President: Tammy Jones
President-Elect: April Jones
Past President: Nichelle Weintraub
Secretary: April Whitlock
Advisory Council Chair:Nichelle Weintraub

Children’s Art
Tammy Jones

Life Member Liaisons
Cookie Parnell
Sherese Smith

Catinna Sideris

CTC/Board Liaison - Nichelle Weintraub
Auction Organization - Caryn Craige
Event Execution - Mary Margaret Kantor

Tennis Tournament
Jill Halverstam

Usher Liaison
Mary Ellen Mcelroy

2019 Santa’s Bag Coordinator
Michele Mangan

2020 Santa’s Bag Coordinator
Mallory Miller

Santa’s Bag Finance
Amy Franklin

Santa Scheduling
Catherine Monroe

Santa Daycare Scheduling
Sally Harriss

Elf Committee
Contact Tammy Jones if interested

Mitzi Lynch
Ginger Seabrook

Gift Buyer
Kerri Porter

Nancy Deel

ENCORE! Boutique
Sallie Beason
Laura Walger

Leesa Clardy
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Our Team

Spencer Clair
Director of Advancement

Scott Tynes-Miller
Associate Director of Advancement

Olivia Horton
Development Coordinator
2018-19 Annual Report (PDF) IRS Form 990 (PDF) Make a secure online donation
Financial information about the organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the State.