Arts Learning

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Contempo Physical Dance
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
January 2018
End Date
August 2018
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Education

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Twenty dancers will engage in a week-long intensive and co-create a new 20-minute work based on their learning and express satisfaction in the experience. Sixty audience members will attend the performance, artist talkback and samba party and express satisfaction in the experience. Measuring attendance and interviewing students after the intensive. A board member will record feedback from students, mirroring our practice of interviewing audience members after our shows. Measuring attendance and interviewing audience members during the samba party.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Arts Learning

Project Details

Contempo Summer Dance Intensive 2018

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Contempo Physical Dance
Street Address
3162 Park Overlook Dr
Zip Code
(612) 619-4116
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Julie Andersen: Eagan Art House Executive Director; Bethany Brunsell: Music Teacher and Performer; Marisol Chiclana-Ayala: Artist, Board Chair El Arco Iris; Tricia Heuring: Public Functionary Executive Director; Dayna Martinez: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; Colleen McLaughlin: Arts Midwest Vice President for Advancement; Tom Moffatt: Silverwood Park Supervisor; Osman Mohamed Ali: Somali Museum of MN Founder and Executive Director; See More Perspective: Artist; Heather Rutledge: ArtReach St. Croix Executive Director; Djenane Saint Juste: Afoutayi Dance Company Founder; Andrea Sjogren: Hopkins Community Education Adult and Youth Programs Coordinator; Lynne Bertalmio: Retired Director Stillwater Public Library; Wendy Lane: Retired Human Resources Consultant; Donna Saul Millen: TPT-Twin Cities PBS Events Director; Sara Wilson: Gislason and Hunter, LLP Attorney.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Suzanne Roberts: Artistic, Community Education, Education; Pat Samples: General Management, Administration, Community Education, Artistic; Edna Stevens: Youth Programming, Audience Development, Marketing, Artistic; Kelly Nezworski: General Administration, Artistic, Education; Ellen Fee: Youth Programming, Education, Artistic; Xiaolu Wang: Artistic, Community Education, Audience Development, Marketing; Laichee Yang: Artistic; Soozin Hirschmug: Artistic, Community Service, Development.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed