Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Springfield Community Theatre
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2017
End Date
November 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Brown
Cottonwood
Redwood
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,150
Other Funds Leveraged
$16,850
Direct expenses
$20,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

The number of Minnesotans who are able to participate in the arts increases. The quality, types and number of arts opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. Real or perceived barriers to arts participation and arts access are identified and addressed. New relationships with members of groups that have traditionally been underserved by the arts or by the applicant organization are built. The number of Minnesotans who are engaged in arts education and learning opportunities increases. The quality and types of arts education and learning opportunities in our region, and the organizations or venues that offer them increases. Real or perceived barriers to arts learning are identified and addressed. Two board members, Denice Evers and Dotty deLambert, will create survey consisting of a visual poster with questions and stickers for answering, all located in the lobby of the auditorium area. A row of stickers will be provided to audience members as they enter the lobby during intermission. Additionally, they will prepare an electronic survey with separate questions for staff, cast, and instrumental musicians to complete to evaluate their experience as performers. They will also tabulate results and report back the SCT board; information will also be used for PRAC follow-up report and provided to school district Community Ed program.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Recipient Board Members
Delbert Dalsgaard, Dotty de Lambert, Denice Evers, Darlene Fretham, Bryan Green, Andrea Hoffman, Brianna Jensen, Jeff Krueger, Edward Meidl, Cheryl Neidt, Matt Petersen, Jordan Pidde, Sharon Rogotzke, Briana Schmidt, Aaron Tomschin, Dave Wahl, Marilyn Zwa
Project Overview

Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details

They will present “A Christmas Carol: The Musical",ť November 2017. Funds will be used to pay a professional choreographer stipend and purchase costumes and lighting devices for special effects.

Project Manager
First Name
Cheryl
Last Name
Neidt
Organization Name
Springfield Community Theatre
Street Address
221 Marshall Ave N PO Box 61
City
Springfield
State
MN
Zip Code
56087-0061
Phone
(507) 723-6315
Email
neidt@newulmtel.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Steve Davis: member of the Mankato Symphony Orchestra and Minnesota State University/Community Orchestra, volunteer for Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra and New Ulm Suzuki School of Music; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Karen Krause: a visual artist, retired school counselor and art teacher, and a member and instructor at the Waseca Art Center; Margie Larson: a visual artist and retired coordinator in the International Students Office at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Liz Miller: a visual artist and college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at St. Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Kee Civic Theatre; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Steve Davis: member of the Mankato Symphony Orchestra and Minnesota State University/Community Orchestra, volunteer for Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra and New Ulm Suzuki School of Music; Denice Evers: retired teacher and volunteer with the Springfield Community Theater; Diane Harms: sings with the Saint Peter Choral Society and the Minnesota Valley Chorale; Karen Krause: a visual artist, retired school counselor and art teacher, and a member and instructor at the Waseca Art Center; Margie Larson: a visual artist and retired coordinator in the International Students Office at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Charles Luedtke: retired college Professor of Music, New Ulm and member of the Sioux Trails Chapter, American Guild of Organists; Randy Mediger: retired principal and teacher and charter member of LeSueur Community Theater; Liz Miller: a visual artist and college Professor of Art at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Lauren Shoemaker: music instructor at St. Peter Public Schools; Dana Sikkila: a visual artist and the Executive Director of the 410 Project Gallery, Mankato; Carol Soma: retired Language Arts teacher and volunteer with the Kee Civic Theatre; Dennis Van Moorlehem: retired teacher and volunteer on Sibley County Fair Board and community festivals.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes
Conflict of Interest Contact

Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council, Inc., Brenda Byron (507) 833-8721