MZ Stageworks Blog

Charity for Annie Jr.

Last semester we were to donate to an organization called Teach a Man to Fish. I am still very excited about that organization and I do plan on donating to them in the future. We did not donate to them because our money was needed elsewhere on a local level. I donated the money to […]

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Charity for HSM

From a very young age my mom would hand me a cleaning rag and ask me to help her around the house. She used to say; “thems that works eats”. She said it in that funny way but I knew she was serious about learning to work and do for myself. My parents would tell […]

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CHARITY FOR SHREK PROGRAM

This semester I am honored to be using our ticket sale donation to benefit THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT. I feel very blessed to live a free life in America; to be a woman, to go to school, to sing and dance and share what I have learned by owning MZStageworks. It is very easy to […]

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Hairspray Charity

Alzheimers is a disease does not know the boundaries of race or gender. It’s affects are not only devastating for the individual but also for the caregivers and the families of its victims. It is not just a physical hurt but and emotional one as precious memories of friends and family are replaced with frustration, […]

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Atlanta Children’s Shelter

For this show we have decided to give to the Atlanta Children’s Shelter. I thought it was fitting since we don’t want any “lost boys or girls” here in Atlanta or anywhere else . This organization is a great service to the Atlanta community. Their loving, professional child care workers, social workers and volunteers believe […]

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Our Kids Are Hitting The Big Time!

  MZSTAGEWORKS was not only featured as the grand finale of Music Theatre International’s Broadway Junior Theatre Festival, but our performance of Annie Junior received a gold rating from our New York Adjudicators! Our own Chelsea Botts was selected to audition for the Disney Choreography DVD. She competed with over 500 young performers and was […]

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Girl Talk – Ticket Sales from Honk Jr. Fall 2013

It was very important to me to use our charitable donation this semester on a group that helps inspire young people to help each other to be the best human beings they can possibly be. Girl Talk was introduced to me by our own Rachel Hamilton and I am so proud of all the work […]

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Save The Music – Ticket Sales from Suessical Fall 2011

In 1996, Dolly Parton launched an exciting new effort to benefit the children of her home county in east Tennessee. Dolly wanted to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children and their families. She wanted children to be excited about books and to feel the magic that books can create. Moreover, she […]

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Save The Music – Ticket Sales from Annie Fall 2010

Since MZ Stageworks has started we have always found a way to give something back. Because of all the legal and financial difficulties we have had in getting the new MZStudio, we were not going to make a donation this semester. I sat and had a good cry about this. Then I remembered that Annie […]

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CHRIS KIDS – Ticket Sales from Annie Fall 2009

For this show there was no doubt in my mind that our ticket dollars were going to help CHRIS KIDS. CHRIS KIDS mission is to heal children, strengthen families, and build community. Our core values are Creativity, Honor, Respect, Integrity and Safety: CHRIS. Since 1981, They have delivered a broad continuum of critical services to […]

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The Atlanta Humane Society – Ticket Sales from Rejected Fall 2007

The kids of MZStageworks have a lot to be proud of. Not only will we have our ticket sales donation to the Atlanta Humane Society, but they have all gotten together to collect items needed for the shelter in order to help those animals who are “rejected”. Through art they are learning that their voice […]

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H.E.R.O. – Ticket Sales from Bedwetters Anonymous Spring 2007

There are so many issues and causes in this world that deserve our attention and funding. This winter I had the privilege of meeting Garrett Graveson, the co-founder of H.E.R.O. for Children, whose mission is “to improve the quality of life and of children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS through enriching programs, unforgettable experiences, and […]

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ART FOR HEART NYC – Ticket Sales from Velveteen Rabbit Fall 2006

During my recent trip to New York City, my hometown, I was deeply moved and inspired by the artwork of the children and its power to help heal the wounds caused by the tragic events of September 11th 2001. On this fifth anniversary, M.Z.Stageworks will make a donation to the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. […]

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