Broads create $10 million endowment for SMC Performing Arts Center


A light moment is shared at the press conference announcing the $10 million gift from Eli and Edythe Broad for an operating endowment at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center. From left: SMC President Dr. Chui L. Tsang; Dale Franzen, artistic director of The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage and The Edye Second Space at the SMC Performing Arts Center; philanthropist Eli Broad and actor Dustin Hoffman, SMC alumnus and chair of The Broad Stage’s artistic advisory board. Photo by Robert Millard