North County Players
Celebrating our first decade!
Dozens of original productions.
Hundreds of performances.
Thousands of attendees.
Tens-of-thousands of dollars raised for community nonprofits!
Art Animates Life is a federally tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded by artists and others looking for ways to generate revenue for essential So Cal charities.
AAL's theatrical offshoot, North County Players, produces quality live theater events with ticket prices accessible to nearly everyone. One-hundred percent of ticket sales goes to San Diego nonprofits. Art Animates Life and North County Players members do not accept monetary compensation for their time and talent.
Just a few past North County Players shows, events,
and wonderful memories:
Just a few comments from past partners:
"We have loved working with [Art Animates Players/North County Players] at every step of production and seeing the community respond so enthusiastically by selling out performances far beyond anticipated capacity.
We could have added several more!"
TANIS BROWN, BOARD PRESIDENT, SAN MARCOS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
"A fantastically talented group of professionals who really care about the community!
We love North County Players!"
ELENA LAI ETCHEVERRY, FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CHARITY WINGS
"Real pros. They work hard to make their productions something special."
KRIS MCCARRICK, FORMER PRESIDENT VCCT
"They came in and setup up a complete theater ─ sets, props, lights, sound system...
EVERYTHING. We couldn't believe it."
LYLE McCONNEHY, MUNICIPAL PROJECT MANAGER
"Everyone loves working in North County Players shows. They manage to strike
the balance between being fun and completely professional."
GWYN EVERT, PRODUCER, PATIO PLAYHOUSE
"Their productions are always excellent. Audiences love them!"
BILL KVITLI, 2009 SAN DIEGO COUNTY TEACHER OF THE YEAR
"A fun, reliable, and utterly competent group of individuals."
SHERRIE COLBOURNE, PAST PRESIDENT, PowPAC
"Thanks so much for all your hard work to put on All the Time in the World at the
Municipal Gallery. Please thank your cast and crew. You are most creative!"
JAN BOURGEOIS, PAST BOARD MEMBER, ESCONDIDO ARTS PARTNERSHIP
"We are very pleased and honored to have been able to work with such a dedicated,
compassionate group of professionals. We had to pinch ourselves that we weren't dreaming!"
KAREN WILLIAMS, PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR, PARK AVE. CENTER
"An utterly reliable group to work with. If they say they're going to do something, count on it!"
JANICE WEIBERMAN, SAN MARCOS CIVIC CENTER
"Our foundation has been honored to have provided grants to help
produce this excellent organization's productions."
KELLY CREWS, FOUNDER, H.O.M.E. FOUNDATION
"North County Players was great to work with. Thanks again for engaging the museum and
I hope we get a chance to do more together in the future."
CAPT SHELDON MARGOLIS, USN, (RET), PRESIDENT AND CEO, THE VETERANS MUSEUM AT BALBOA PARK