• Managing Director

    Managing Director

    Sand Lake Center for the Arts in Averill Park is seeking a Managing Director 30 hours per week with flexible hours and generous time off Our mission is to enrich community life through discovering, appreciating and creating excellence in theatre, the performing arts and the visual arts. The Managing Director is the key management leader of SLCA, and is responsible for overseeing the administration, fiscal management, facility, programs, and implementation of the strategic plan. Key duties include volunteer management, fundraising, marketing and community outreach. The Managing Director reports directly to the Board of Directors. Professional Qualifications include: o Bachelor’s degree preferred o Non-profit and/or arts center experience o Budget management skills o Strong organizational abilities o Basic knowledge of fundraising strategies o Strong written and oral communication skills Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by September 30, 2017 to: Susanne Keller, President, Board of Directors at skeller1@nycap.rr.com and Patricia Douglas, Secretary, Board of Directors at pdouglas723@yahoo.com Please note SLCA Managing Director in the subject line. No phone calls or in-person applications please.
  • John Ball's In the Heat of the Night

    Please join us in October of 2017 as we present John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night. Tickets are now available! Sand Lake Center for the Arts-Circle Theatre Players is proud to present the regional premiere of “John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night” adapted by Matt Pelfrey from the Schenectady native John Ball’s novel which was also the source material for the Oscar winning Best Picture movie celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and the 1980’s television series starring Carroll O’Connor still found on syndication nightly. It’s the story of Virgil Tibbs, a California homicide detective who, while passing through town is profiled and wrongly arrested for the murder of a prominent real estate developer in racially divided 1962 Argo, Alabama. Will the racist police department and Chief Bill Gillespie change quickly enough to collaborate with the brilliant detective to save their town from a murderer among them? Performance dates are Oct 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 at 8pm and Oct 8 and 15 at 2:30pm. Tickets $18. Adults, $10. under 18.
  • Simple Gifts

    Simple Gifts combines tradition with innovation and thereby creates some of the finest in folk music today. Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshon switch with ease among fiddle, mandolin, banjo, recorders, bowed psaltery, hammered dulcimer, baritone fiddle, guitar, and percussion as they deliver their music with a rare intensity and contagious enthusiasm. Lively Irish jigs, down-home American reels, hard-driving Klezmer freilachs, and haunting Gypsy melodies spice the mix with the distinctive rhythms of Balkan dance music, the lush sounds of Scandinavian twin fiddling, and original compositions.
  • Thank you!

    Thank you!

    On behalf of the Sand Lake Center for the Arts and our honorary committee chairs, Chet and Karen Opalka, we would like to thank you for helping us make our 10th Annual event our best yet!  “A Taste of Sand Lake” was held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Old Daley on Crooked Lake. The much-anticipated annual event featured food from many area restaurants, as well as a silent auction and entertainment.  
  • 2017-2018 Circle Theatre Players Schedule Announced!

    2017-2018 Circle Theatre Players Schedule Announced!

    “In the Heat of the Night” Oct 6-15 – Directed by Patrick White “Annie” the Musical Dec 8-17 – Directed by Claudia DiMartino and Brooke Hutchins “The Crucible” Mar 16-25 – Directed by Sue Frost and Val Kavanaugh “The Importance of Being Ernest” June 1-10 – Directed by Criss Maccione More information will be added as it is released!
  • Building Schedule

    Interested in using our space? SLCA opened its door in 2003, after successfully renovating the building for handicap accessibility and public gatherings.
  • Join Our Birthday Club!

    Join Our Birthday Club!

    Contact our Box Office at 518-674-2007 to reserve a FREE ticket to a performance during your birthday month! Subject to availability!
  • Annual Fund Drive

    Annual Fund Drive

    Thanks to so many in our community and beyond for allowing us to grow and thrive, because it is with this support that we continue to impact our community. Please join us once again with a donation to our annual fund. Better yet, please consider becoming part of our growing group of Sustaining Donors with a monthly contribution.

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From Albany and Points West:
Take I-90 East to Exit 8 (Rte 43). Continue on 43 East. After the first light go about 8 miles and pass the blinking yellow light in Averill Park. Continue on 43 East another 1/2 mile. The SLCA is on the left, just before the next traffic light.

From Pittsfield and Points East:
Take Route 20 West to Route 22 North. Follow Route 22 into Stephentown. At the traffic light turn left onto Route 43 West. Go about 10 miles to the next traffic light in Sand Lake. Turn left and the SLCA will be on the right.

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2880 NY 43
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Phone: 518-674-2007
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Averill Park, NY 12018

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