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Billy Porter, Jesse L. Martin, and More Set for The Acting Company's Gala

The event will honor NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Dean Emerita Mary Schmidt Campbell and Municipal Arts Society's President Vin Cipolla.

Billy Porter will be among the performers at The Acting Company's November 17 gala.
(© David Gordon)

The Acting Company has announced that Jesse L. Martin, Billy Porter, David Rockefeller Jr., and Stephen DeRosa will be on hand to honor NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Dean Emerita Mary Schmidt Campbell and Municipal Arts Society's President Vin Cipolla at its upcoming gala. The event will take place November 17 at 360 Degrees Tribeca.

Campbell will receive the John Houseman Award in recognition of her commitment to the development of actors and arts education. Cipolla will be presented the Warburg Humanitarian Award for his philanthropic endeavors and support of the arts. Acting Company alumna Angela Pierce and Goldman Sachs Managing Director Tim Saunders are gala chairs, and Acting Company/Tisch Alumnus Jesse L. Martin and Rockefeller Foundation Chair David Rockefeller Jr. will present the awards.

Proceeds will support a repertory of theatrical productions and arts education for underserved audiences and students.

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