ACHF Arts Education
To engage greater Crookston area arts learners in learning more about Chinese dance arts who previously have little access. Administrators and teaching artists will interview and observe before and after learning about Chinese movement, coordination, cultural and historical contexts. 2: Increase the awareness of Chinese dance and culture in greater Crookston area through a hands-on learning experience. Collaborators and their art learners will show the Chinese dance skills learned and describe culture knowledge received that they previously had not known.
Increased learning of Chinese dance arts and culture through workshops, residency and final performance. 2: Crookston community increased its educational opportunities and awareness of Chinese dance arts and cultural through workshops, a residency and performance organized by CAAM Chinese Dance Theater.
CAAM CDT’s residency and education program in Chinese dance arts will expose Crookston area art learners to Chinese dance and culture and prepare them to perform for their own greater community during the 2013/2014 academic year.
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthopist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Benjamin Klipfel: Board member, Minnesota State Arts Board. Executive Director, Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. Director and arts educator.; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Anton Treuer: Professor of Ojibwe, Bemidji State University.
Jeffrey Bleam: Chair; department of theatre and film studies, Saint Cloud State University; Phyllis Doyle: Retired arts administrator; award-winning poet and fiction writer; Donald Hill: Visiting assistant professor, creative writing program, University of Alaska-Fairbanks; author and poet; Dorothy Kantor: Assistant director, National Catholic Youth Choir; Ruthe Thompson: Professor of English, Southwest Minnesota State University; Elizabeth Ward: Arts program coordinator, Backus Community Center