Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2012
End Date
August 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Clearwater
Hubbard
Lake of the Woods
Polk
Pennington
Itasca
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$117,980
Direct expenses
$123,980
Administration costs
$6,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We plan to produce a professional caliber show using local talent and resources. We want to bring in new audiences and retain seasoned audiences and reinforce the reputation of the Northern Light Opera Company as a regionally important artistic institution.Comments from singers, actors and volunteers will be solicited at an evaluation session and in a participant survey. The majority of responses to the survey and evaluation session will express participants were highly satisfied with their experience. An Audience survey will reflect that the majority completing the survey were highly satisfied with the production.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The comments from participants revealed a high satisfaction with the project. High expectations from a professional stage director gave actors/singers a goal to produce their best possible performance and “Brings out self confidence and enjoyment.” The Au

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Lou Schultz, Janet Ahern, Carol Wall, Patricia Dove, Paul Dove, Gail Haller, Marvel Haynes, Patricia Light, Robert Light, Janet McMillen, John Rasmussen, Steve Steinborn, Gary Stennes, Martha Vetter
Project Overview
ôSound of Musicö Performance in Park Rapids
Project Details
Funds will assist Northern Light Opera Company to produce six performances of ôThe Sound of Musicö at the Park Rapids Area High School auditorium, July 27 - August 4, 2012.
Project Manager
First Name
Paul
Last Name
Dove
Organization Name
Northern Light Opera Company
Street Address
11700 Island Lake Dr
City
Park Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
56470-4638
Phone
(218) 732-7096
Email
pd5@evansville.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Germaine Riegert: Literary Artist, Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Harold White Jr.: Poet, Musician.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Artist Career Counselor; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Leah Prussia: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No