2019 Beneficiary – Sawyer Jane Barrow

The Charles Seller Foundation is thrilled to announce that our 2019 Beneficiary is Sawyer Jane Barrow of Bloomfield, NJ!

Sawyer is a 9-month-old who was born with a Vein of Galen Aneurysmal Malformation, or VGAM. VGAM affects the large veins that returns blood from the brain to the heart. Sawyer’s VGAM was diagnosed in-utero via an ultrasound, and was deemed very serious. She was born at 35 weeks and spent the first month of her life in the NICU at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has since been treated at Boston Children’s Hospital, and is currently stable.

Sawyers parents, Keith Barrow and Natalie Rodriguez, are both Bloomfield natives. Keith graduated from Bloomfield High School in 2012, and the Barrow family has lived in Bloomfield for more than 70 years.

The Charles Seller Foundation is so excited to work with Sawyer and her family this year!

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2019 Cabaret Postponed

Due to a state wide emergency and a travel ban both across the state of New Jersey and in the town of Bloomfield, we are postponing our Cabaret to next Saturday, January 26, 2019.

All tickets purchased are valid for the new date or may be used for a future CSF event.

We are so sorry for any inconvenience and we hope to see you there!

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2019 Cabaret Cast Announced!

 

 

Join us for a night of performances and fun, and the announcement of our 2019 Beneficiary! Raffles and refreshments available.

Tickets are $10 and are available via EventBrite or at the door.

Producer: Elle Rose Fraser
Musical Director: Tom Michael Russo
Assistant Musical Director: K. Leigh Weinman
Stage Manager: Ashley Keddell
Assistant Stage Manager: Sidney Mejia
Front of House Manager: Stephanie Schoppe

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CAST LIST:
Victoria Alameda
Noa Avital
Nicolette Cetrulo
Rachael Chevlin
Linzee Duncan
Abby Fletcher
Jaclyn Fraser
Kaitlyn Gandolfi
Fallon Garretson
Megan Lynn Garretson
Mia Geraghty
Madison Jones
Sarah MacVicar
Amanda Malone
Frankie Perez
Mark Schellhorn
Amber Smith
Zach Taglioli
Arianna Tringali
Julia Truskolawski

2019 Cabaret Announcement

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The Charles Seller Foundation is pleased to present their 2019 Cabaret!

Join us for a night of performances and fun, which will end with a very special 2019 announcement!

Tickets are $10 and are available here or at the door.

Please reach out via thecharlessellerfoundation@gmail.com with any comments or questions.

2018-19 Board Members

We’re thrilled to announce our 2018-19 Board Members:

President – Noa Avital
Executive Vice President – Elle Rose Fraser
Treasurer – Mark Schellhorn
Vice President – Linzee Duncan
Secretary – Tom Russo
Constitutional  Advisor – Arianna Tringali

 

 

2018 Award Winners

The Charles Seller Foundation and Talent Time Players would like to congratulate the winners of this year’s awards:

The Ralph V. Turano Award
Presented to Krystal Aguilar
For going above and beyond by donating countless hours to the organization and raising the bar for membership.

The Lauren M. Grof-Tisza Award
Presented to Elle Rose Fraser
For taking on numerous responsibilities and serving the organization in any capacity needed with passion and conviction.

The Doemling Award
Presented to Victoria Alameda
For hard work, dedication, and showing others the true meaning of Talent Time.

The Talent Time Award
Presented to Niko Lento
For embodying the spirit of Talent Time with devotion and perseverance.

Congratulations and thank you!

Thank you!

The Charles Seller Foundation and Talent Time Players would like to thank everyone involved with their production of Shrek The Musical! Including, but not limited to, the cast, crew, pit, families, friends, and beneficiary.

2018 Show Announcement: Shrek the Musical

Hello everyone! The Charles Seller Foundation is proud to announce that this summer’s production will be Shrek the Musical! We are beyond excited to get the summer underway. This year’s Production Team is as follows:

Producer: Emily Kaye

Director: Thomas Carey Gsell

Assistant Director: Logan Krastev

Musical Director: Tom Russo

Choreographer: Krystal Aguilar

Stage Manager: Stephanie Schoppe

Assistant Stage Manager: Sko Orbach

Look out for more info on our Production Team on our Facebook as we countdown to auditions! Audition information will be posted below! We look forward to seeing you all this summer!

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Meet our 2018 Beneficiary, Andy!

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The Charles Seller Foundation/ Talent Time Players is pleased to announce that this year’s beneficiary is Andy Bustamante from Kearny, NJ. Andy is 10 years old and has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic disorder that weakens the muscles over time. It is typically common in boys and can begin to show symptoms in early childhood. Currently, there is no cure for DMD.

Yet, this doesn’t stop Andy from enjoying life! He loves to watch TV and play video games. He also enjoys playing with his brother Paul and going to the town pool. On Sundays, Andy enjoys attending church with his family. He and his dog Tobi love to go to the park and play there.

The Charles Seller Foundation is incredibly excited to help Andy and his family this summer. We look forward to putting on a show that will make Andy and his family proud of what we do. We cannot wait to get the summer underway! Please stayed tuned for this year’s show announcement and audition dates as those will be coming very soon!