Arts Activities Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Youth Dance Ensemble and School
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
October 2018
End Date
March 2019
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of junior high students participating in the Modern Dance Project will be exceed 25 students and of those participants, 75% will study modern dance and participate in the Modern Dance Project Community Concert for the first time. Evaluations will be documented by reviewed of online registrations and attendance taken during each workshop day, at the dress rehearsal and performance. In addition, volunteer ushers will count the number of attendees in the theater the night of the "pay as you are able" Community Concert. A short survey will be included in each program distributed to each audience member. Questions may include: "How did you hear about this Concert?", "Is this the first time you attended the Modern Dance Community Concert?" and/or "what was your overall experience of tonight's concert?"

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Arts Activities Support

Project Details

Youth Dance Ensemble's: Modern Dance Project.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Youth Dance Ensemble and School
Street Address
12237 Wood Lake Dr
Zip Code
(952) 941-5771
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Osman Mohamed Ali: Founder and Executive Director; Lynne Bertalmio: Retired Director; Cristeta Boarini: freelance audio producer, journalist, writer, Tricia Heuring: Public Functionary Executive Director, Alejandra Iannone: Creative Co-Director, Wu Chen Khoo: Technical: Stage Technical Designer,Stage Director, Wendy Lane: Retired Human Resources Consultant, Dayna Martinez: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Donna Saul Millen: Events Director, Christal Moose: Manager, Adaobi Okolue: Executive Director, Andrea Sjogren: Adult and Youth Programs Coordinator, Deanna StandingCloud: Program and Community Network Director, Sara Wilson: Attorney.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Dan Peltzman: General Management and Administration, Organizational Development and Planning; Dawne Brown White: General Management and Administration, Fundraising, Organizational Development; Haley Cramer: Artistic, Finance, Organizational Development; Laura Leffler:, Artistic, Organizational Development, General Administration; Mai Vang: Organizational Development, General Administration, Community Education; Mike Alberti: General Administration, Education, Artistic; Nora Riemenschneider: General Administration, Youth Programming, Artistic; Sara Kleinsasser Tan: Organizational Development, Education, General Administration.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed