DFT Communications sponsors Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet performance

DFT Communications, Partners in Technology are sponsoring Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s performance at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall.

This performance is part of the Family Entertainment Series and is the second FES event this season sponsored by DFT Communications. These events are part of a free series of shows held on Tuesday evenings that offer a variety of family-friendly, fun and interactive entertainment.

“DFT is proud to partner with Chautauqua Institution again to bring quality family programs to Chautauqua County and this region,” said Mark Maytum, president and chief operating officer of DFT Communications, Partners in Technology. “The events in the free Family Entertainment Series are popular with families who are spending the week at the Institution as well as families who live in Chautauqua County year-round, especially on an evening that celebrates the talent of local elementary students.”

This is the company’s sixth year sponsoring FES performances.

“It’s wonderful to see these types of community events being offered and we encourage all of our employees and their families to attend as many events as possible,” Maytum said. “We value our partnership with Chautauqua Institution and I hope people of all ages will take advantage of these unique performances in such a beautiful setting.”

DFT Communications was founded more than 119 years ago by Arthur R. Maytum, and continues to be owned and operated by the Maytum family.

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet is located in Jamestown and classifies itself as “not only the premier school for classical ballet training in (the) region, but also as a resource for (the) community through its quality ballet performances and its educational offerings.”

Community patrons can request a complimentary pass from the Main Gate Welcome Center will call window to attend these free performances.

For information on sponsorship opportunities at Chautauqua contact Megan Sorenson, associate director of the Chautauqua Fund, at 716-357-6243 or

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Meaghan Wilby covers the Lincoln Series in Applied Ethics as well as special lectures and programs, and works with the Chautauqua Foundation to cover development activities. Originally from New Zealand, she recently graduated from Allegheny College with a B.A. in English. She played four years of varsity basketball at Allegheny and was an editor for The Campus newspaper for two years. She can be reached at