FY 2007 Grantees
Arts In Education
Number of grants: 19
Total dollars granted: $ 113,525
$2,825; to inspire students' artistic creativity and
illuminate the connections among people, ideas, and the environment.
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
Theatre Company, Minneapolis
$8,075; to teach artists lead weekly story-telling/acting/writing
workshops in elementary school classrooms throughout the school
$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.
Theater Foundation, Minneapolis
$1,200; to teach students playwriting, movement, and critical
thinking skills through 26 hours of contact with resident
the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre,
$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.
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
$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.
Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis
$1,625; to offer multidisciplinary arts experiences that work
inside the school curriculum.
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,
$4,050; to bring outstanding professional singers from The
Minnesota Opera into middle and high school classrooms throughout
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.
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.
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
$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.
Performance Company, Minneapolis
$4,850; for residencies incorporating theatre activities and
performances with dance, music, visual and technical arts.
Company and School, Minneapolis
$7,275; to offer master classes, interactive lecture/demonstrations,
and dance education residencies of one to multiple weeks in