Join us December 10th at the Jonathan Club in Downtown Los Angeles for our annual Holiday Networking and a special keynote address from actress Jane Kaczmarek.
Jane Kaczmarek is best known for her role as Lois on the hit comedy Malcolm in the Middle, for which she received 7 consecutive Emmy nominations, 2 Televisions Critics Awards (the first woman to receive such recognition), as well as nominations for the Golden Globe and SAG Awards. Her 30+ year television career began with The Paper Chase, St. Elsewhere, Hill Street Blues and she currently co stars on the USA Network PLAYING HOUSE. In New York, Kaczmarek appeared in LOST IN YONKERS on Broadway and Off Broadway in plays at Manhattan Theatre Club, Second Stage, New York Theatre Workshop, the Public Theatre and the Williamstown and Berkshire Theatre Festivals and the Eugene O'Neill Playwright Conference. In Los Angeles, she appeared in KINDERTRANSPORT(Ovation Award), the premiere of Pulitzer Prize winning DINNER WITH FRIENDS and RAISED IN CAPTIVITY (L.A. Drama Critics Award) at South Coast Rep. Also, HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES (Mark Taper), GOOD PEOPLE (Geffen, Ovation nomination), and AWAKE AND SING with Mark Ruffalo, DEATH OF A SALESMAN with Stacey Keach, KINDERTRANSPORT (her 3rd production of the play) and as Inge Morath in ARTHUR MILLER: A LIFE for LA Theatre Works. She can be heard in Arthur Miller's VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE with Alfred Molina on BBC Radio with whom she will be performing at the Williamstown Theatre Festival summer 2016.
Kaczmarek is a resident of Pasadena and is extremely active in the philanthropic world, on regional, national, and international levels. In 2002, she founded The Clothes Off Our Back Foundation to raise money for children’s charities, such as Children’s Defense Fund and Cure Autism Now, by auctioning clothes worn by celebrities. In 2014, she traveled to Malawi with the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance (GAIA) to see firsthand the health services they provide to rural African villages. She sits on the board of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music and lends her support to numerous organizations.
Join us for our annual holiday luncheon and hear Jane share her story in life and in philanthropy. Hear about her experience in "the industry". what inspires her to give, and her roles as donor, advocate, and founder of a nonprofit organization.
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