#RoseEndures – help protect the future of Rose Theatre
ROSE THEATRE LAUNCHES ‘ROSE ENDURES’ CAMPAIGN AMID CORONAVIRUS UNCERTAINTY
The Rose Theatre has launched fundraising campaign Rose Endures. The Rose is calling for the community to make a donation, share their memories of the Rose and to upload a photo of themselves and their families holding a card of their own design that says #RoseEndures.
As a vibrant community arts hub, the aim of the campaign is to help safeguard the future of the venue amid fears for funding during the Coronavirus pandemic. It plays a vital role in the community bringing creativity and theatre to the heart of Kingston.
The venue has also been lit up with a rainbow for the duration of its closure as a means to inspire optimism within the community and to shine some light in these gloomy times.
Christopher Haydon, Artistic Director at the Rose said:
“We are absolutely dedicated to keeping our eyes on the horizon. We are going to continue thinking, dreaming, imagining and creating so that when we can all gather together once again, we will be able to fill our stage with stories of hope, love and of resilience. If you are in a position to support the Rose financially, we need you now more than ever, and would be immensely grateful. We are a community arts hub and in these unprecedented times, we must make sure that the #RoseEndures.”
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Ticket sales make up the majority of the Rose’s earned income, which together with contributions from stakeholders, donors and sponsors will enable the Rose to commission artists, produce new work and deliver its artistic and learning programmes for many years to come. Continuing ticket sales are vital to the theatre’s existence and indeed the financial security of its staff.
Please share your pictures on social media #RoseEndures or find out how you can donate visit the Rose Theatre.
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