Join us on Friday, October 6 for the 2017 ACT Gala!
A high-energy evening of food, philanthropy, and celebration of ACT!

Including a special tribute to Nancy D. Alvord

  • Cocktail hour with live music
  • High-quality silent auction
  • The cherished Vault Game—a game of chance involving our original Eagles Auditorium safety deposit boxes
  • Golden Opportunity raffle
  • Seated dinner in The Allen Theatre and PONCHO Lobby
  • Performance by Lucia Neare's Theatrical Wonders
  • Live auction and Raise-The-Paddle 
  • Something for everyone! 

Hosted by Chairs Parul and Gary Houlahan


We look forward to seeing you this Friday for ACT's 2017 Gala!

Please see below for everything you need to know before the big event and remember to arrive promptly at 6pm for a chance to win fabulous items and support ACT.

Event Timeline

6pm Cocktails | Vault Game | Silent Auction

7:30pm Seated Dinner

8:30pm Entertainment by Lucia Neare's Theatrical Wonders | Live Auction with David Silverman

9:30pm Dessert | Dancing and Dessert



Complimentary valet parking is available on 7th Avenue halfway down the block. Look for the valet signs as your turn right from Union onto 7th. Please leave your home early. Seattle traffic on a Friday evening is always a bit heavy!


Vault Game | 6 - 7pm

Purchase as many keys as you wish for $25 each to open a vault box and win an assortment of prizes: 

  • Fine wine
  • Restaurant gift cards from John Howie, Ivar's, Rumba & more
  • Tickets and passes to ACT, the Paramount, Intiman, Seattle Rep & more...
  • And much more!


Silent Sign-Ups and Auction | 6 - 7pm

Arrive early and bid on our silent auction from 6-7pm. Find great deals on unique experiences all with the benefit of supporting ACT theatre programming.

New this year! Silent Sign Ups

Grab one of the spots for a Scotch Nosing, a Wine Tasting with Becky or a rooftop party with the Production Team.


Golden Opportunity Raffle | 6 - 8pm

Only 100 tickets are available for a chance to pick the live item of your choice before the Live Auction begins. Buy your ticket from people with Gold Top Hats and claim your bling ring.


Live Auction| 8:45 - 9:45pm

We have eleven fabulous items available in our live auction. Choose from a dinner for 20 at Ethan Stowell's Tavolota or lunch with Nancy Pearl, we have some great items to choose from and you can preview the catalog here. 


To view the gala catalog, click here


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CONTACT: Amanda Rae, Development Coordinator | 206.292.7660 x1306