A Christmas Carol

Visual and Performing Arts fundraiser to feature Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

November 22, 2023

Funds to be awarded to students as scholarships 

Yuma, AZ (November 22, 2023) – The Arizona Western College Visual and Performing Arts Department is teaming up to present an evening of music and theater for the community to enjoy during their annual fundraising event.

The Radio Active Players will present Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted for the AWC stage by Professor of Theatre Ann Wilkinson and English faculty member Jonathan Close. The event will also include choir and band performances under the direction of Professor of Choral and Vocal Music Deltrina D. Grimes and Professor of Instrumental Music Dr. Louis Pollard. 

“Guests will have an opportunity to see and hear the progress that our students are achieving. They will also have an opportunity to hear directly from our scholarship recipients,” said Deltrina D. Grimes.

The shows will be held at 7:00pm on Saturday, Dec. 2, and at 2:00pm on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the AWC Theatre, 2020 S. Ave. 8E.

Ticket prices are $5 for AWC students, $20 for individuals, and $30 for couples. Tickets may be purchased at the AWC Foundation website foundation.azwestern.edu under the “Shop” tab. Attendees can also purchase tickets at the door 30 minutes prior to showtime. All funds will be awarded to AWC Visual and Performing Arts students as scholarships.

For more information, contact Professor Deltrina D. Grimes at 928-344-7574 or Professor Ann Wilkinson at 928-344-7592.

Deltrina D. Grimes
Professor of Choral and Vocal Music
Arizona Western College 

Ann Wilkinson
Professor of Theatre
Arizona Western College