From The Paper, THE WOODLANDS, TX – The John Cooper School Class of 2020 is hoping to “Pack the GPAC” on Friday, January 18 for a night of MAGIC that will raise funds for the Berakhah Orphanage in Uganda.
Comic and magician Michael Kent will dazzle and entertain audiences with humor, satire and an expert sleight of hand. Kent is known for making a comedic spin on the ancient art of magic. Michael was named Entertainer of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine and Magician of the Year by APCA. He was recently featured on the hit television show “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.”
Following a pre-show in the lobby featuring a balloon artist and lessons in magic tricks, a 40-minute Early Show for students in Grades 5 and older, their families and friends that will begin at 6 p.m. on the main stage of Glenn Performing Arts Center (GPAC). Tickets for the Early Show are $12 and can be purchased online only at www.coopertickets.org.
The Berakhah Childcare is an organization that cares for orphaned and vulnerable children in Ugandan villages, providing for their physical, emotional, spiritual and educational needs, empowering them to become Uganda’s future leaders.
The John Cooper School hosted the Berakhah Children’s choir on campus in February of this year. To view a video of that visit, click here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pl4Vvkr_x4c