Event Scripting – ASC Celebration of Creativity
Client: Arts and Science
Council (ASC) of Charlotte-Mecklenburg
word “Achievement” and its silhouette bust appear on
the screen. Dr. Harry A. Gallis and Actress
Catherine Smith appear and introduce each other. As
they speak a photo montage of each at work appears on a
Ladies and gentlemen, I’m honored to introduce to you
Dr. Harry A. Gallis, Medical director of the Charlotte
Area Health Education Center.
And I am equally honored to introduce Ms Catherine
Smith. The Witch.
From The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte.
Oh! Yes! I’m an actress. That was very nice of you to
say “Equally honored.”
Well, I am.
Yes, but you’re a doctor, I’m just an actress.
I could say the same. You are an actress, and I’m just
He’s so humble. I’ll
tell you something you probably don’t know about Dr.
Harry. He grows orchids. And he specializes in
diagnosing and treating infectious disease.
Her performance in The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
was part of Children’s Theatre’s inaugural
production at Imaginon.
Listen pal. Your achievements save lives.
So do yours.
The doctor has been sniffing his orchids too closely.
I mean it. How many Children do you think saw your play
If there’s one thing I’ve learned in medicine,
especially watching people fight disease, it’s that
the body needs the spirit. And what you do, my dear,
nourishes the spirit. All those children that saw you in
that show, the ones that were inspired by it, motivated
to read, to learn, their lives are just a little bit
better because of your achievements.
And so many lives are healthier because of your
achievements. It’s because of you, and doctors like
you, that all those kids were running around, able to
come to the theatre in the first place.
And it’s because of you, and artists like you, that
they’re able to dream and reach for the stars.
Doctors can heal the body…
And artists can heal the spirit.
I think we’ve achieved an agreement here.
ends with an image of a healthy happy child. The word
“Achievement” and its silhouette bust return to the