Arts and Cultural Heritage

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Children's Dance Theatre
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
August 2014
End Date
August 2014
Activity Type
Counties Affected
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
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Children's Dance Theatre enhances the community by providing quality artistic dance experiences to student dancers and various theatrical dance experiences for the community.Dancer, parent and audience surveys as appropriate for each activity offered. Will also consider participating numbers and volunteer support.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Provide affordable dance intensive training to interested students in southeastern Minnesota. Develop and encourage male dance students through a scholarship program and training with professional male dance instructors. Educate the community and increase interest and appreciation of the art of dance through Thursdays on First performance.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Susan Bestgen, Judy Hickey, Liz Kraichely, Dawn Krauss, Sheila Sullivan, Debbie Thompson, Amy Tudor
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage
Project Details
Summer Dance Intensive
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Children's Dance Theatre
Street Address
2119 Baihly Summit Dr SW PO Box 6655
Zip Code
(507) 281-3335
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Kjellgren Alkire: art faculty Winona State University; Daved Driscoll: Artistic Director Words Players Theatre; Julie Fakler: Edication Coordinator Paradise Center for the Arts; Larry Gorrell: former dean Saint Mary's University; Connie Nelson: retired music educator; Jane Olive: Mantorville Theatre Company; Judy Saye-Willis: fiber artist; Steve Schmidt: General Manager City of Rochester Music Department.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Scott Anderson: musician; Liz Bucheit: owner/artist Crown Trout Jewelers; Andrea Gaffke: arts administrator; Judy Hickey: Board Children's Dance Theatre; Bill Hoy: playwright, songwriter; David Kassler: musician; Kathy Rush: Lockwood Theatre Company; Jon Swanson: curator Minnesota Marine Art Museum; Joan Sween: novelist, columnist, playwright; Gary Tollers: musician.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Conflict of Interest Contact
Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Robin Pearson (507) 281-4848