Minnesota's Legacy

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northland Words AKA Words Players Theatre Troupe
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2012
End Date
June 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Fillmore
Olmsted
Fillmore
Olmsted
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$19,000
Direct expenses
$29,000
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Involve students and adults in every aspect of theatrical production; making our productions more like events with significant audience interaction to provide a sense of community among the cast, crew, and audience alike.Receive feedback from audience through surveys and from cast members by including them in steering meetings; also hold open meetings to discuss aspects of various shows and seasons.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Our shows have audience interactive parts which help guide the education of our youth actors and directors.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Douglas Beauchene, Daved Driscoll, Donna Driscoll, Janela Hubka, Kathryn Kuhlmann
Project Overview
Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant
Project Details
Words Players Jr Troupe and Shakespeare theatre.
Project Manager
First Name
Kathryn
Last Name
Kuhlmann
Organization Name
Northland Words AKA Words Players Theatre Troupe
Street Address
14 4th St SW
City
Rochester
State
MN
Zip Code
55902
Phone
(507) 358-6651
Email
info@northlandwords.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Andrea Costopoulos: board president Rochester Arts Council; Hal Cropp: executive director Commonweal Theatre Company; Emilio DeGrazia: executive director Great River Review; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance and literary expertise; Ryan Heinritz: executive director Paradise Center for the Arts; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer and public information officer City of Albert Lea; Scott Roberts: Business Director Owatonna Arts Center; Judy Saye-Willis: former director Faribault Art Center.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Andrea Costopoulos: board president Rochester Arts Council; Hal Cropp: executive director Commonweal Theatre Company; Emilio DeGrazia: executive director Great River Review; Drue Fergison: musicologist with dance and literary expertise; Ryan Heinritz: executive director Paradise Center for the Arts; Teresa Kauffmann: photographer and public information officer City of Albert Lea; Scott Roberts: Business Director Owatonna Arts Center; Judy Saye-Willis: former director Faribault Art Center; Deb Wasmund: coordinator Red Wing Fall Festival of the Arts.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
Yes