Want to be part of something exciting that gets you an insider’s experience at Las Vegas’ world-class performing arts center? Are you between the ages of 21 and 40 and have an interest in – or passion for – the performing arts? Be a part of something that gives you:
That is what The Smith Center’s “FANFARE!” is all about, putting your passion together with our mission of bringing world-class performing arts and inspirational Education & Outreach opportunities to southern Nevada.
We don’t believe in barriers. We believe in opportunity, shared experience and creating a sense of place for a broad network of people who love the arts. If you value peer-based learning and enjoy the best in cultural arts, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts FANFARE! is for you.
FANFARE! is easy to join, with a tax-deductible minimum contribution of $250 (can be paid in monthly installments of $21), you’re in! We look forward to welcoming you and to seeing you here soon.
Travis is a proud resident of Las Vegas. Travis by day is director of administration and oversees community and philanthropic initiatives for a local FinTech organization. By night, he serves on many boards and dedicates his time to working with other leaders in our community to make a difference. Travis just wrapped up his term as president of trustees for The Shade Tree shelter and serves on additional boards such as Noah’s Animal House, Executive Pride, the Mark E. Curry Family Foundation and Club Curry. Travis is excited to bring his energy and expertise to Fanfare! while supporting the performing arts at The Smith Center.
Alan is a Georgia native who moved to Las Vegas in 2011. Since then, he’s worked for the top hospitality companies in the city and is currently with Hakkasan Group as its senior corporate marketing manager. Ever since he can remember, Alan has been involved with community service in one capacity or another. From Relay for Life to the Human Rights Campaign, he has enjoyed donating his time to worthy causes across the valley. Now, as co-chair of Fanfare!, he is excited to engage The Smith Center’s network of emerging leaders across Southern Nevada.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Kady has been involved in the arts through ballet since the age of 3. As director of firm relations for The Paul Powell Law Firm, Kady found her passion for philanthropy through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, where she serves as a wish granter, ambassador and is involved in resource development. She was the organization’s Volunteer of the Year in 2016, and an honoree at the 2016 Vegas Gives. As a new co-chair of Fanfare!, Kady looks forward to engaging young professionals who wish to experience all that The Smith Center has to offer, while advocating for arts and culture within the community.
Southern at heart, Sean is a Georgia native and has made Vegas his home since 2011. As manager of culture and communications and co-manager of the R&R Partners Foundation, Sean has found his passion in the advertising and philanthropy fields. Sean has spent more than a decade serving the communities in which he lives in some capacity. As a co-chair of Fanfare!, Sean is ready to engage community leaders to become involved in Southern Nevada’s Heart of the Arts, The Smith Center.