Arts Access

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$46,795
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2014
End Date
December 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$46,795
Other Funds Leveraged
$27,950
Direct expenses
$74,745
Administration costs
$5,420
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The Children's Theatre Company will deepen relationships with families and organizations working in the autism spectrum disorder community. Children's Theatre Company will hold reflection meetings with community partners/autism spectrum disorder experts during the season to assess gather feedback and assess progress. 2: Children's Theatre Company will work with autism spectrum disorder advocates, families, and young people to identify and mitigate real and perceived barriers to participation. Children's Theatre Company will conduct surveys of participating families following each sensory-friendly performances to assess how well performances/services are meeting their needs.

Measurable Outcome(s)

CTC deepened relationship with families and organizations working in the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) community. 2: CTC worked with ASD advocates, families, and young people to identify and mitigate real and perceived barriers to participation.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Fran Davis, Lili Hall, George E. Tyson III, Betsy Russomanno, Lynn Abbott, Stefanie Adams, Todd Balan, Matthew R. Banks, Ellen Bendel-Stenzel, Michael Blum, Tony Bohmert, Todd Brooks , Barbara Burwell, Jim Carlson, Y. Ralph Chu, Rusty Cohen, Paula Cooney,
Project Overview
Arts Access
Project Details
Children's Theatre Company will increase access to high-quality theater for young people and families affected by autism, through four sensory-friendly performances of shows in its season, and targeted activities to increase awareness of autism at Children's Theatre Company and in the community.
Project Manager
First Name
Katherine
Last Name
Duffy
Organization Name
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
Street Address
2400 3rd Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55404-3506
Phone
(612) 874-0500
Email
kduffy@childrenstheatre.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Cheryle Caplinger: Executive director of the Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra; Mary Flicek: Arts Administrator volunteer for River Junctions Arts Council and Board Member, Grant Writer, Theater Box Office Manager, Marketing; Nicholas Legeros: Sculptor, President of Nicholas Legeros Inc.; Moheb Soliman: Poet and performance artists; staff member at Mizna; Kristine Wyant: Director of corporate and foundation relations., Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No