Ensemble Theatre 2019 Black-Tie Gala


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Photography by David Bray - The Ensemble Theatre hosted their signature fundraiser gala under the theme “Rhythm of the Night.” Emcees Melanie Lawson (ABC13) and Khambrel Marshall (KPRC-TV 2) guided guests through the program that opened with remarks from Mayor Sylvester Turner. Ensemble Theatre Board President Jesse Tyson expressed gratitude on behalf of the theatre to the Winell Herron, Honorary Chair; and Co-Chairs Gaynell Drexler and Heidi Smith and sponsors for their leadership and support. Richard Lawson, Legacy Award; Morocco Omari, Actor of the Year; Amanda Holmes, Rising Star Award; Lora Clemmons, President’s Award (Posthumously); and Dr. Teddy McDavid, Community Volunteer of the Year were all honored at the affair where the proceeds will help with the theatre’s $2 million operating budget.