BAY HEAD — The Mayo Performing Arts Center [MPAC’s] Performing Arts Company was invited to All Saints Episcopal Church last weekend, for an evening of song sung by over 20 students.
Based in Morristown, the center and the company were founded by Bud and Sudy Mayo, who are members of the church. They worked with Rev. Kathryn King of All Saints to bring this young group of artists to the church.
Mr. Mayo purchased the theater in the 1990s and began a revitalization effort. Nowadays, the theater hosts big name stars and runs this nonprofit organization giving theater children a chance to sing and perform at fundraisers and events all over the state.
This educational program started roughly 10 years ago, according to Rev. King.
This free event was open to anyone from the public and saw close to 100 people at the church to see these ambassadors sing and perform.
The company came down around 1 p.m., when Rev. King hosted the students at the rectory across the street. The church provided a taco bar, yard games and other merriment for the students before they headed over to the church for the performance.
“It was incredible. They were so good,” said Rev. King.
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