-Minnesota State Arts Board - Minnesota North Star

FY 2006 Grantees

Arts In Education

Organizational Support

Number of grants: 21
Total dollars granted: $ 120,000

The American Composers Forum, Saint Paul
$1,625; to support the Composer in the Schools program that provides year-long instruction in composition to high school students

ArtStart, Saint Paul
$2,825; to support visual arts residences that integrate environment and culture

Ballet of the Dolls, Minneapolis
$2,175; to support dance and theater school residencies

Center for Hmong Arts and Talent, Saint Paul
$4,850; to support CHAT's Residency Program that uses Western art forms to enhance understanding of Hmong culture and increase multicultural learning

The Children's Theatre Company, Minneapolis
$8,075; to support weekly storytelling/acting/writing workshops in elementary school classrooms throughout the school year

COMPAS, Saint Paul
$14,150; to support Writers & Artists in the Schools, a program that provides young people with hands-on experiences with professional artists

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis
$1,200; to support Schools on Stage—teaching students playwriting, movement, and critical thinking skills through contact with resident artists

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre, Minneapolis
$3,650; to teach the process of creating puppet and mask productions

Illusion Theater and School, Minneapolis
$4,050; to support school residencies and peer education training programs in theater

In Progress, Saint Paul
$15,350; to teach the media arts (video storytelling, photography, and writing) through residencies for children

Intermedia Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis
$1,625; to support Talking Suitcases/Moving Lives, a residency series that teaches students about human rights and immigration issues through the artwork and stories of immigrant artists

MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis
$3,225; to support music education residencies lasting one to eight weeks for grades K-12 in instruments, musical journeys, and music therapy

The Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis
$4,050; to support coOPERA-tion!, a program the brings professional singers from The Minnesota Opera into middle and high school classrooms throughout Minnesota

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis
$2,425; to support multiweek clay residencies that are interdisciplinary, linking clay classes to curricula in other subject areas

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul
$1,000; to support Public Art Project, a ten-week residency program that merges the literary and visual arts together in public art sculpture

Pillsbury House Theatre, Minneapolis
$8,900; to conduct residencies in schools that serve low income or at risk youth

SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development, Saint Paul
$6,475; to support theater residencies tailored to meet the needs of individual schools and school populations

VocalEssence, Minneapolis
$10,100; to support a residency program that focuses on African-American artistic contributions to our shared cultural experience

Young Audiences of Minnesota, Saint Paul
$12,125; to support residency programs in various arts disciplines that are custom designed to meet the needs of individual schools

Youth Performance Company, Minneapolis
$4,850; to support residencies that incorporate theater activities and performance with dance, music, visual, and technical arts

Zenon Dance Company and School, Minneapolis
$7,275; to sponsor master classes, interactive lecture/demonstrations, and dance education residencies

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