The State of the Union, Magic Moments Style

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Hello Magic Moments community! I know this is probably a long time coming, but first and foremost I wanted to send out a big THANK YOU to our community at large for their tremendous support during these unprecedented times! The continued support we have shown each other through social media and other forms of communication has been great. Not knowing exactly what the future holds, I felt now would be a good time to let everyone know the state of Magic Moments and how we are planning to weather the storm.

As of this writing, Magic Moments is still a solvent and operating Non-Profit business. While we do have some cash reserves, not being able to have performances last year severely impacted our bottom line. We were blessed by many contributions of ticket sales that helped keep things going. It is doubtful that a show will be possible this year, but the board is looking into other events that can keep our community together and active. More on that will follow as plans solidify.

In the meantime, the best thing we can do is stay positive, stay in touch, and do our best to keep going until we get through this epic pandemic that has been felt especially in the arts community. Fundraising will be the best thing we can do to be sure we are in a good financial position once things turn around. If you have any suggestions or ideas please let us know, talk to your companies about sponsorship, or maybe discuss gifting within your families. According to Philanthropy News Digest about a third of nonprofits are expected to close within the year, we will work hard not to be in that category!

Much love to you all and hope to see you soon!

Ted Kuenz
President Magic Moments Inc.

Board of Director Openings

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If you are a parent of one of our young actors, one of our adult cast, or one of our amazing sponsors or patrons, we need your specialized skills to help Magic Moments in our mission to bring actors with all abilities together to create our one of a kind “Magic”. Serving on our board is a wonderful way to support this cause we are all so passionate about.

We have immediate openings for a Marketing Director and a Treasurer. Our board is a volunteer group and both positions hold a 2-year term beginning July 1, 2020, with the possibility of renewal.

Marketing Director: Develops and maintains a marketing strategy working alongside the sales team.

Treasurer: Monthly financial statements, accounts payable and receivable and annual budgetary planning.

For more detailed job descriptions or to express interest in the position, please email your resume to: tedkuenz@msn.com

Magic Moments 2020 Update

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It is with a heavy heart we announce that the 2020 Magic Moments production of Take the High Road scheduled for March 26-29, 2020 has been cancelled.

The safety and health of our cast, staff and audience is paramount.  As the board and staff were in the process of making this difficult decision it was taken out of our hands as the school district closed, eliminating our access to the venue for the performances.  The board of directors and the production team are working tirelessly to address this situation – one which we had never hoped to find ourselves in – and we appreciate your support during this difficult time.

Like many of the local community theater organizations, Magic Moments depends on revenue from our productions along with donations from our loving patrons to help keep our “magic” alive.  We appreciate your patronage in 2020, and we will be reaching out to you shortly with more information on our process for issuing refunds.  If you have any urgent questions you may email us at sales@magicmomentsinc.org or call 303-575-1005 and leave a message.  We will make every effort to respond within 48 hours, thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through hundreds of individual situations affected by this situation.

Due to the inclusive nature of our organization, we have a keen understanding of the threat that COVID-19 presents to the many “high risk” people in our community.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are struggling with the direct effects of the virus, and with those who are working tirelessly to care for them.

We appreciate your support of Magic Moments for the past 37 years, and we look forward to providing you with more “magic” in 2021.  We will be in touch again soon.

Ted, Kamala, Bob, Gwen, Jen, Dana, Bobbi, Caitlyn, Chris and KQ

Magic Moments Board of Directors

Registration for 2020 show

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Registration for the 2020 Show “Take the High Road” is happening on December 14th at Waterstone Community Church between 10am and 1pm. If you want to be in the show you must register!

This year we are trying to streamline the registration process to make it faster for everyone and have an online form for registration open here: https://magicmomentsinc.org/registration/

After you register you will receive an email confirmation which contains several forms we need you to fill in BEFORE registration day. This is a new process we are trying this year so we can simplify and shorten Registration Day for everyone. You will then complete the registration process on December 14th:

  • Photos will be taken for cast program
  • Sign up for additional numbers/Krewes
  • Group Auditions for those who did not audition yet
  • You can find out about volunteer opportunities

Rehearsals begin Sunday, January 12th 2020 and performances are March 26 to 29, 2020.

For any questions please email: kamala.magicmoments@gmail.com or call 303.607.7555 (and leave a message)