Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Mankato Ballet Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
September 2011
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Anoka
Blue Earth
Faribault
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Waseca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,550
Other Funds Leveraged
$19,755
Direct expenses
$24,305
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To add an additional concert to each of our performances this year, from 3 to 4. To improve the sound system and music quality for the dancers and rental of the studio space for other dance groups.An evaluation form similar to last year will be used. Students will be surveyed at the end of the season and audiences will be surveyed as well. Attendance records will be tracked for all performances.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They added an additional concert to their performances. They improved the sound system and music quality for the dancers and rental of the studio space for other dance groups.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Travis Carpenter, Jenny Michels, Cathi Fouchi, Rita Rassbach, Kim Scheel, Scott Moore, Kris Kearney, Wendy Betters, Heather Buisman, Julia Fette
Project Overview
Mankato Ballet Company
Project Details
They will present their 2012 spring concert and update their sound system.
Project Manager
First Name
Eryn
Last Name
Michlitsch
Organization Name
Mankato Ballet Company
Street Address
731 S Front St PO Box 114
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56002
Phone
(507) 625-7716
Email
info@mankatoballet.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens' Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No