CEOs and Chicago A-listers Join to Support Theatre Programs
Various Chicago leaders joined actor Jeremy Piven at the Piven Theatre Workshop Gala, where they discussed ideas to help build Chicago's acting community.
The annual event, which took place at Northwestern Univesity on June 23, benefits the Piven Theatre Workshop, which trains student actors – many of whom are on scholarship.
Born in Manhattan and raised in Evanston, Ill., Piven is most known for his role as Ari on the HBO series “Entourage,”
"Ari Gold's character on Entourage is one of my favorite characters portrayed on television,”
Piven has been filming “Mr. Selfridge,” about an American who founded British department store Selfridges.
Glazers is the patriotic CEO of internet advertising firm, CPATank in Chicago, IL. His progressive understanding of online advertising and Internet marketing took him from college student to self-made millionaire by the age of 25. He now dedicates his life to serving the world's largest brands, promoting philanthropy and donating his time and expertise to students and Universities.
He supports numerous causes, including orphans, widows, thought leaders, education, entrepreneurship and the arts, which he believes play a pivotal role to the development of students and culture in Chicago and the world. Theater and acting have a massive impact on American and global culture, and without support from donors, many talented students would not be involved.
The Piven Theatre Workshop is his latest philantrhropic recipient.
"In the philanthropic community, the theater and the arts are often the first to be overlooked,”
Learn more about Mr. Glazers by following him on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/
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