Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Rochester Dance Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2013
End Date
December 2013
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Hennepin
Mower
Olmsted
Wabasha
Winona
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$28,415
Direct expenses
$32,415
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Dancers receive exceptional ballet training and benefit from the diverse dance experiences and creativity of the staff. Production successes will draw in new members.Audition turnout will be a measure of the success of this project.

Measurable Outcome(s)

This project provided a unique arts learning environment for two different community groups that would not necessarily have access to this type of arts exposure otherwise. The higher than expected attendance and the overwhelming positive feedback received demonstrated that our goals were met.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Melissa Connell, Amy Headlee, Kyle Lake, Wendy Peterson, Deborah Roy
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
Special performances of The Nutcracker
Project Manager
First Name
Melissa
Last Name
Connell
Organization Name
Rochester Dance Company
Street Address
30 Civic Center Dr SE PO Box 7262
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55903
Phone
(507) 722-1036
Email
rochdanceco@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Hal Cropp: Executive Director Commonweal Theatre Company; Daved Driscoll: Artistic Director Northland Words-Words Players Theatre; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance and literary expertise; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer and public information officer City of Albert Lea; Paula Michel: Secretary Harmony Arts Board; Judy Saye-Willis: visual artist and former director Faribault Art Center; Steven Schmidt: musician and General Manager City of Rochester Music Department.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: owner/artist Crown Trout Jewelers; Alan Calavano: president Rochester Male Chorus; Judy Hickey: board Children's Dance Theatre; William Hoy: playwright and songwriter; Katie Hae Leo: Minnesota State Arts Board Cultural Community Liaison; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Jon Swanson; curator Minnesota Marine Art Museum; Phil Taylor: visual artist; Loretta Verbout; board secretary Mantorville Art Guild.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No