Eda Holmes, Centaur’s Artistic & Executive Director and Rodrigue Lussier, Honourary Chair of the TOUR DE FORCE Gala, with performers of the evening: Rochelle Mangan, Edward Clendon River and Eve Gordon of The Dust Palace. Photo: Philippe Manh Nguyen - Agence Quebec PresseCentaur Theatre’s Tour de Force Gala The Montrealer October 29, 2017 6915 Centaur Theatre’s Tour de Force Gala raises $160,000 Honorary Chair Rodrigue Lussier of Fiera Capital and Centaur Theatre’s new Artistic and Executive Director Eda Holmes hosted Tour De Force, Centaur’s 2017 Gala. CJAD’s Aaron Rand presided over the live auction, while Lori Graham and her Mom Marilyn were in charge of the ever-popular Treasure Chest. Guests enjoyed a golden performance from The Dust Palace, New Zealand’s prestigious aerial circus/theatre company. Eda Holmes presented the exciting theatrical opportunities made possible by upcoming renovation plans. The evening successfully raised $160,000, with million-dollar smiles all around! Roberto Menegati provided the enchanting decor and delicious food. Up on the mezzanine, guests were eager to get their measurements taken by LGFG Fashion House’s tailors for their bespoke shirt, with personalised fabrics and fit. The Gala had many respected guests in attendance, including Mayor Denis Coderre. Patrons representing Air Canada, Fednav Limited, Reitmans Canada, and The Rossy Family Foundation were on hand to lend their support to the Centaur, one of Canada’s premiere theatres. For information about the upcoming season and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.centaurtheatre.com or call the Box Office: 514-288-3161. Honoree Tom Velan with Eda Holmes, Centaur’s Artistic & Executive Director Photo: Pierre Roussel – Agence Quebec Presse Roberto Menegati, Centaur Development Director Haleema Mini and Mayor Denis Coderre Marie-France Pelletier and Fiera Capital President Jean-Philippe Lemay Former Board members Hugh McAdams and John Chen Centaur regulars Junith and Bob Mee Lucie Demers and Pierre Paquin Centaur patrons Cookie and Larry Rossy LGFG Fashion’s Hannah Ohayon, Madeline Mason and Emma Whitehall Johanna Nutter, Treasure Chest Ambassador and Luc Papineau of Desjardins Securities, last year’s Gala Honourary Co-Chair Photo: Pierre Roussel – Agence Quebec Presse Sean Flynn, Owner, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, represented Viking Cruises with Gala Chair Howard Golberg Photo: Pierre Roussel – Agence Quebec Presse Related
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