The Annual Fundraiser and Gala, Hooch & Pooch, will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016
Party guests will be entertained by the smooth sounds of renowned performer Max Vontaine in the lounge and “architect of mood” DJ Mark Ridlen’s unique sound stylings in the main room under a myriad of disco balls.
Guests will also have the opportunity to try their luck and gamble their Dog$ at the blackjack and poker tables, all for a good cause, in our new Gala Casino area. Delicious and unique culinary fare by local rising star Chef Kristen will be paired paired with signature cocktails created by award-winning mixologist Leann Berry, featuring Don Julio Tequila, Dripping Springs Texas Vodka and Paula’s Texas Liqueurs.
The Hooch & Pooch Silent Auction will feature luxury goods, lavish personal services, swank staycations, premiere entertainment and dining packages, and more. In addition, the popular Doggy Bags will be loaded with surprises from a variety of local businesses and sell for $10-$50. This year’s Raffle, price at $15 a chance or $60 for a 5 ticket package, will feature a split of the pot on an Amazon gift card with a minimum value of $1,500 for the winner. Patrons do not have to attend the event to win the raffle.
The Hooch & Pooch Gala is a major source of Kitchen Dog Theater’s funding for its season of unique and highly acclaimed productions. The mission of Kitchen Dog Theater is to present plays that question moral and social consciences, and invite audiences to be provoked, challenged, and amazed. Tina Parker andChristopher Carlos serve as Co-Artistic Directors.
Kitchen Dog Theater’s 2015-2016 remaining season includes the following productions:
- I’M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD by Halley Feiffer – February 12 – March 12
- BLACKBERRY WINTER by Steve Yockey – May 20 – June 25*
- THE THRUSH AND THE WOODPECKER by Steve Yockey – May 27 – June 25*
- 2016 NEW WORKS FESTIVAL featuring Staged Readings & PUP Fest – June 4 – 25