Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$975
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Calumet Players, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Pipestone
Lincoln
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$975
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,660
Direct expenses
$3,635
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. Children will increase their artistic skills through this program. 2. The artist/directors will share their knowledge. 3. The content of this production will be of high artistic quality. 4. Children will value this experience and plan to participate in future activities.Following each Missoula residency, a survey has been completed by the parents of those involved. Overall response was that the participants benefited from this hands-on arts experience and several volunteered to assist with future projects. A survey will again be completed following Red Riding Hood." Responses will be tabulated and shared with the Calumet Players Board to guide us in planning for the future. This information will be provided with the final report according to the grant guidelines."

Measurable Outcome(s)

This was a great experience for many young actors. Our more experienced participants got to work with professionals, putting together a complete theatrical show-music, dance and acting. The week went smoothly. The kids involved were very focused. They lea

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sylvie Newell, Rachel Kuphal, Sally Helgeson, Mark Thode, Leah Roelfsema, Dan Wildermuth, Stephanie Hall
Project Overview
"Red Riding Hood"
Project Details
Missoula Children's Theatre "Red Riding Hood."
Project Manager
First Name
Sylvia
Last Name
Newell
Organization Name
The Calumet Players, Inc.
Street Address
PO Box 194
City
Pipestone
State
MN
Zip Code
56164
Phone
(605) 838-7043
Email
sylvianewell@hotmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Deb Larson: artist, project manager for Art Meander, Vice President of Big Stone Arts Council; Paul Grupe: instrumental and vocal teacher at Jackson County Schools, theater/musical director at Jackson County Arts Guilds; Randy Meyer: artist, farmer, art teacher for local and home schools, treasurer for the First Lutheran Church, board member for Lac qui Parle Mutual Insurance Company; Sydney Massee: artist, quilter, theatre assistant, community organization activist, board member for Lac qui Parle Valley Schools; Tom Wirt: artist, owner Clay Coyote Gallery, founding member and president of Hutchinson Center for the Arts; Melanie Loy: artist, orchestra teacher Independent School District 518, member of the Great Plains String Quartet, steering committee and founding member of Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra; Joshua Schroeder: member of Hutchinson Public Arts Commission, board member for Crow River Arts.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deb Larson: artist, project manager for Art Meander, Vice President of Big Stone Arts Council; Paul Grupe: instrumental and vocal teacher at Jackson County Schools, theater/musical director at Jackson County Arts Guilds; Jane Link: artist, board member at Milan Village Arts School and the Greater Milan Initiative; Marilee Strom: former K-12 art teacher, co owner of First Floral-Hallmark, hand bell choir member; Connie Feig: board member at the Willmar Area Arts Council and Minnesota Gerontological Society; Paula Nemes: Vice President of the Marshall Area Stage Company, musician, community theater participant, Lyon County arts organizations activist; Kurt Schulz: actor, writer, cofounder of the 4 Shadow Theatre Company, board member at Magnolia Musical Theatre Company; Susan Marco: author, English and creative writing teacher at Dassel-Cokato High School, Fine Arts Committee member at Dassel-Cokato Public Schools; Kelly Muldoon: graphic artist, board member at the Prairie Music Association and the Prairie Oasis Players; Ellen Copperud: retired teacher of language arts, literary arts activist, coach, and event organizer, board member at the Historic Dayton House, liberal arts advisory board member at Minnesota West Community College; Dan Wahl: visual artist, musician, author, community theater participant, adjunct instructor of English at Southwest Minnesota State University, art instructor for the Marshall Area Fine Arts Council; Tamara Isfeld: visual artist, art teacher for Renville County West Schools, planning committee member for Meander - Upper Minnesota River Valley Art Crawl, 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 of Council for Arts in Humanities in Rock County, planning committee member for Art Rocks in Luverne, owner of Playing in the Mud Studio, arts festival organizer; Sydney Massee: artist, quilter, theatre assistant, community organization activist, board member for Lac qui Parle Valley Schools; Patricia Enger: visual artist, musician, gallery technician and curator for the William Whipple Gallery at Southwest Minnesota State University, exhibit curator for Fallen Angel Gallery; Randy Meyer: artist, farmer, art teacher for local and home schools, treasurer for the First Lutheran Church, board member for Lac qui Parle Mutual Insurance Company; Kate Aydin: Spanish instructor for 25 years, board member for the Lincoln County Pioneer Museum and Hendricks Community Foundation and Norwegian Heritage Committee.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No