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The Spirit Award

The 2016 Spirit Award was presented to Pat Housel

The Spirit Award is presented for outstanding service.

Pat Housel

Pat is the assistant to the Artistic Director, Dee Anne Meece. Pat is the cast coordinator. Pat coordinates everything taking place at Auditions. Pat is the liason between the Board of Directors and the cast. Pat's services are essential to smooth and efficient operation of the Follies.

Pat is an invaluable volunteer who always "gets the job done".

What Pat Had to Say

Thank you for awarding me the Spirit Award for 2016. I am honored and tickled to death. Getting an award for something that I really enjoy doing is a bonus. The years since I was first introduced to the Senior Follies have been extra special to me. I hope I can continue for many years to come. Thank you. Let's keep doing this!


Provide safe, clean, ethical entertainment dedicated to providing Dallas County with a world class entertainment. To enhance & enrich the vitality of the Senior Follies community through theater & the arts by producing a broad range of high quality theatrical & artistic productions that will be entertaining, educational, enriching & diverse.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Spectacular Senior Follies is: To preserve the traditions and legacy of the American performing arts for future generations, provide community outreach that inspires all age groups, educate by example and reinforce the vibrancy of seniors by presenting high quality performances with senior entertainers 55 and older.


Safety: We commit to ensure that our team, entertainers and the general publicís safety is always our first consideration.

Service Excellence: We commit to provide safe, clean, reliable, on-time, courteous service for our clients and customers.

Workforce Development: We commit to make the Follies a learning organization that attracts, develops, motivates and retains a world class performers.

Fiscal Responsibility: We commit to manage every 'friends' and customer-generated dollar as if it were coming from our own pocket.

Innovation: We commit to actively participate in identifying best practices for continuous improvement.

Sustainability: We commit to reduce, re-use and recycle all internal resources and reduce green house gas emissions.

Integrity: We commit to rely on the professional ethics and honesty of every Follies Team member.

Teamwork: We commit to actively blend our individual talents to achieve world-class performance and service.

Core Business Goals

Goal 1: Improve the Follies shows & services

Goal 2: Deliver quality theatrical projects on time and within budget

Goal 3: Exercise fiscal responsibility

Goal 4: Develop an effective and efficient workforce

Goal 5: Secure private, local, state and federal funding

Goal 6: Maintain open lines of communication

Goal 7: Enhance a safety-conscious culture with employees, contractors and customers

Goal 8: Sustain the environment with energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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