Artist in Residency Grant - Round 1

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,808
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Discovery Community School
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2013
End Date
February 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Stearns
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,808
Other Funds Leveraged
$637
Direct expenses
$3,445
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We expect the following measurable outcomes from student participation in the Discovery Theatre Residency: increased personal confidence, increased speaking and listening skills, increased interest in theatre arts, increased theatre knowledge and technical skills, demonstrated ability to perform in a theatre production.Participating students will take pre- and post-surveys to determine a change in their skills and abilities measured against intended program outcomes. The program coordinator will also complete a survey regarding her observations of students' change in technical theatre skills, social skills and behavior.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Increased personal confidence, increased speaking and listening skills, increased interest in theatre arts, increased theatre knowledge and technical skills, demonstrated ability to perform in a theatre production.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Sue Lee; Patti Pokorney; Melissa Brings; Laurie Raymond; Ken Ogden; Dean Perry; Doug Olson; Scott Thielman
Project Overview

Discovery Theatre Residency

Project Details

Chris Brown, teaching artist, will conduct a theatre arts residency at Discovery Elementary School in Waite Park, January 8 - February 28, 2013. Thirty students, grades K - 5, will participate in theatre exercises as they develop their theatre vocabulary, skills, and on-stage presence.

Project Manager
First Name
Shawn
Last Name
Gombos
Organization Name
Discovery Community School
Street Address
700 7th St S
City
Waite Park
State
MN
Zip Code
56387-1512
Phone
(320) 251-7770
Email
shawn.gombos@isd742.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School Art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member, College of Saint Benedict/Saint JohnÆs University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member; Charlene Sul: Art Director û Hands Across the World, facilitator, Art Lecturer; Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Janice Courtney: Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Peter Veljkovich: former member of the Little Fine Arts Committee, former county representative for the South Suburban Arts Committee, Fine Arts Photographer, Disc Jockey; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint JohnÆs University Fine Arts Series; P.J. Fanberg: Executive Director of Land Of Lakes Choirboys of Minnesota, fundraising and organizational administrator; Helene Woods: Nonprofit and Public Administrator, Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Chris Rasmussen: retired Foley Senior High School Art teacher, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts Board Member, College of Saint Benedict/Saint JohnÆs University Fine Arts Programming Advisory Council Member; Charlene Sul: Art Director û Hands Across the World, facilitator, Art Lecturer; Mike Carlson: Foley High School Art Teacher, potter; Janice Courtney: Arts Advisor/Assistant Director of Saint Cloud State University Program Board; Peter Veljkovich: former member of the Little Fine Arts Committee, former county representative for the South Suburban Arts Committee, Fine Arts Photographer, Disc Jockey; Leslie Hanlon: Director of Fundraising and Marketing for the College of Saint Benedict/Saint JohnÆs University Fine Arts Series; P.J. Fanberg: Executive Director of Land Of Lakes Choirboys of Minnesota, fundraising and organizational administrator; Helene Woods: Nonprofit and Public Administrator, Board Member of the Monticello Arts Council.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No