Nicholls theater renovation project receives $100,000 donation

THIBODAUX – Al Danos, center, presents the Nicholls State University Foundation with a $100,000 check to be used for hiring an architect for the Mary M. Danos Theater renovation project. The theater in Talbot Hall — named after Al’s late wife, Mary, in April — is set to undergo approximately $1.6 million in renovations, including new lights, curtains, sound systems, seats and accessible accommodations. Pictured with Danos at the Sept. 18 presentation are, from left, Dr. David Boudreaux, vice president for institutional advancement; Dr. Stephen T. Hulbert, university president; and Danos’ family members including grandson Luke David, daughter Alyce Danos, granddaughter Sarah David, granddaughter Ana Wilson, daughter René David and grandson Eli David. For information on donating to the Mary M. Danos Theater renovation project, call the Office of Institutional Advancement at 985-448-4005.