Dunes Arts Foundation » Michigan City

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
04/27/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Save the Dunes Fundraiser
Shady Creek Winery, Michigan City IN
05/03/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
05/03/2019
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Reins of Life Annual Fundraiser
Blue Chip Casino, Michigan City IN
05/03/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/03/2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Northwest Indiana Improv Festival
D PerforMANCE Comedy Theatre, Lake Station Indiana
05/04/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/05/2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/10/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/11/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/12/2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/17/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/18/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/19/2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
“The Musical of Musicals”
Footlight Theatre, Michigan City IN
05/25/2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Paws & People Color Hustle
Wolf Lake Pavilion, Hammond IN
05/25/2019 - 05/26/2019
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Michigan City Food Truck Festival
Washington Park, Michigan City IN
06/01/2019
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jammin with the Dunes Festival
Guy Foreman Theatre, Michigan City IN
06/02/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reptile Romp at Friendship Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
06/06/2019 - 06/09/2019
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Queen of All Saints Parish Festival, Michigan City
Queen of All Saints Parish, Michigan City IN
06/07/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
06/08/2019
1:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Swale Music Fest
Charles R. Westcott Park, Michigan City IN
07/05/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
07/28/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Native American Heritage Day
Botanic Friendship Gardens, Michigan City IN
07/28/2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Butterfly Bonanza
Botanic Friendship Gardens, Michigan City IN
08/02/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
08/17/2019 - 08/18/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival
Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City IN
08/17/2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flower Power Funkadelic Festival in the Gardens
Friendship Botanic Gardens, Michigan city IN
09/06/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
10/04/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
10/19/2019
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Boo at the Zoo
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan City IN
11/01/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN
12/06/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Friday Art Walk
Southern SHores Art Association, Michigan City IN

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Dunes Arts Foundation

Work 288 Shady Oak Drive Michigan City IN 46360 United StatesWork Phone: (219) 879-7509Website: Dunes Arts Foundation
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Biographical Info

The Dunes Arts Foundation, Inc., incorporated in the State of Indiana on January 17th, 1952. The Dunes Arts Foundation sponsors the Dunes Summer Theatre and the Children’s / Youth Theatre. The Foundation has as its goal providing people who live in the surrounding communities with the enjoyment of theatrical entertainment and the opportunity to develop their capacity for artistic expression. “The Dunes” has been providing quality educational and theatrical programs for over 60 years!

The Dunes Summer Theatre is located at the border between the states of Indiana and Michigan, on a scenic 20+ acre wooded site in the Lake Michigan dunes, about a half mile from the lake shore itself. The theater seats over 200 patrons.

Our Founder: Nora Tully MacAlvay

Nora-FounderNora MacAlvay, an art and literature teacher trained at the Art Institute of Chicago and Goodman Theatre School, was passionate about theatre and literature for young people. Nora authored several novels for teenagers and, along with her mentor, playwright Charlotte Chorpenning, also wrote several thoughtful and charming plays based on classic children’s stories. In 1948, Nora founded of the Children’s Theatre of Michigan City to provide theatre experiences for the schoolchildren of Michigan City and the surrounding area. She led its programs for over 40 years, while serving as artistic director of the Dunes Summer Theatre.  Her ideas and dedication inspired generations of aspiring young thespians.

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