Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,690
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Hutchinson Theatre Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2013
End Date
November 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
McLeod
Meeker
Renville
Sibley
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,690
Other Funds Leveraged
$16,250
Direct expenses
$20,940
Administration costs
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Measurable results include the number of attendees, ticket sales and buzz created following the feature story in area newspapers. Success is also measured by our ability to stay within budget and the ability to fill orchestra positions. We are continuing a project to identify first time attendees and incorporate them into our mailing lists.Our primary evaluation tool will consist of number of tickets sold, number of first time attendees, number of potential cast members during auditions, and successful recruiting of high quality musicians.

Measurable Outcome(s)

All the evaluation factors were met with satisfaction. Cast of 50, Orchestra of 11. Live performances on August6, 7, 8, and 9th. Ticket sales of $16,754 compared to goal of $16,750 (100%). Expenses were $20,584 compared to the goal of $21,488 (95.8%).

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Patrick Hiltner, Lena Mowlem, Carol Stark, Jenine Nordquist, LuAnn Drazkowski, Raymond Norton, Tina Vorlicek, Angela Brandel, Kay Kink
Project Overview
Art Project Grant
Project Details
Musical: 9 To 5: The Musical.
Project Manager
First Name
Lena
Last Name
Mowlem
Organization Name
Hutchinson Theatre Company
Street Address
15 Franklin St SW
City
Hutchinson
State
MN
Zip Code
55350
Phone
(320) 587-7278
Email
info@hutchtheatre.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Deb Larson: visual artist, president of Big Stone County Arts Council; Jane Link: visual artist, board member of Milan Village Arts School, and Milan Community Education, and Greater Milan Initiative; Marilee Strom: musician, former art teacher, business owner; Kathy Fransen: musician, certified clinical musician, founder and coordinator of Rhythm of the River music/art festival; Randy Meyer; visual artist and farmer, former art teacher; Kate Aydin: retired educator, multidisciplinary curriculum developer, board member of Lincoln County Pioneer Museum; Paula Nemes: musician, librarian, former coordinator of the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Vice President of Marshall Area Stage Company; Tom Wirt: artist, owner of Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president of Hutchinson Center for the Arts, past member of Hutchinson Public Arts Commission; Susan Marco: writer, High School English and creative writing teacher; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member of Prairie Music Association and Prairie Oasis Players, former clogger; Ellen Copperud: retired language arts teacher, theatre director; Dan Wahl: visual artist, musician, participant in community theater productions, adjunct English instructor at Southwest Minnesota State University; Emily Olson; musician, writing instructor; Tamara Isfeld: visual artist, art teacher for Renville County West Schools, Arts Meander planning committee, board member at Granite Arts Council and Renville Friends of the Arts; Cindy Reverts: visual artist, treasurer of Rock County Fine Arts Association, board member for Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County, Art Rocks planning committee; Sydney Massee: visual artist, quilter, behind the scenes assistant in theatre productions, board member of Lac qui Parle Valley School District; Audrey Fuller: writer, arts advocate, tribal planner, grant writer.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Mark Bosveld: directed high school plays, musicals and community theater, former board member of Friends of the Orchestra, board member of Prairie Dance Alliance; Craig Edwards: potter, past board member for Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council, founder of New London Art Center, member of Kaleidoscope Artist Cooperative; Roberta Trooien: musician, professor, author; Jean Replinger: professor at Southwest Minnesota State University, professional musician, editor, board member for the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council; Beth Habicht: artist, retired orchestra teacher, member of the Great Plains String Quartet, steering committee and founding member of Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra; Christa Otteson: arts advocate, regional coordinator Minnesota Council for NonprofitsÆ central region; Kathy Fransen: musician, certified clinical musician, founder and coordinator of Rhythm of the River music/art festival; Randy Meyer; visual artist and farmer, former art teacher.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council, Greta Murray (507) 537-1471