-Minnesota State Arts Board - Minnesota North Star

FY 2007 Grantees

Arts In Education

Organizational Support

Number of grants: 19
Total dollars granted: $ 113,525

ArtStart, Saint Paul
$2,825; to inspire students' artistic creativity and illuminate the connections among people, ideas, and the environment.

Ballet of the Dolls, Minneapolis
$2,175; to provide residency programs that enrich the programs schools provide to their students with a focus on dance and theater.

The Children's Theatre Company, Minneapolis
$8,075; to teach artists lead weekly story-telling/acting/writing workshops in elementary school classrooms throughout the school year.

COMPAS, Saint Paul
$14,150; to provide young people with hands-on experiences with professional artists. Artists teach students and help them create their own works as well as plan a community event.

The Guthrie Theater Foundation, Minneapolis
$1,200; to teach students playwriting, movement, and critical thinking skills through 26 hours of 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 with emphasis on hands-on-learning and personal creativity, and is tailored to school curriculum.

Illusion Theater and School, Minneapolis
$4,050; to offer theater arts residencies based on social and personal issues using acting, writing, and play creation. Residencies promote healthy relationships, protection, and prevention information.

In Progress, Saint Paul
$15,350; to provide media arts residencies of various lengths for children in the art of video storytelling, photography, computer animation, electronic production, and writing.

Intermedia Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis
$1,625; to offer multidisciplinary arts experiences that work inside the school curriculum.

MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis
$3,225; to offer a variety of models for K-12, including instrument topics, composition/improvisation, music theatre, and music journeys. Residencies infuse music into the curriculum.

The Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis
$4,050; to bring outstanding professional singers from The Minnesota Opera into middle and high school classrooms throughout Minnesota.

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis
$2,425; to offer multi-week clay residencies which are interdisciplinary, linking clay classes to curricula in other subject areas.

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Saint Paul
$1,000; to merge the literary and visual arts together in public art sculptures through a ten week residency program.

Pillsbury United Communities, Minneapolis
$8,900; to provide residency programs for schools that serve low-income or at-risk youth, prioritizing long-term residences that last 1 - 3 months.

SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development, Saint Paul
$6,475; to offer interdisciplinary residencies that give students the chance to create their own works of theatre based on school curriculum.

VocalEssence, Minneapolis
$10,100; for residency programs, focusing on African American artistic contributions to our shared cultural experience.

Young Audiences of Minnesota, Saint Paul
$12,125; to offer 47 residency programs across most arts disciplines, custom designed to meet the needs of individual schools.

Youth Performance Company, Minneapolis
$4,850; for residencies incorporating theatre activities and performances with dance, music, visual and technical arts.

Zenon Dance Company and School, Minneapolis
$7,275; to offer master classes, interactive lecture/demonstrations, and dance education residencies of one to multiple weeks in length.

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