Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Beyond Ballroom Dance Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
August 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Beyond Ballroom Dance Company will tour to two communities, revisiting Detroit Lakes after six years and presenting in Staples for the first time. Response from the audience will be evaluated through post show meet the company discussions. Company members will participate in a post-tour meeting to evaluate the response to their work and outreach activities.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Beyond Ballroom Dance Company performed in two communities the company had not previously had the opportunity to visit, Duluth and Staples, Minnesota. 2: The communities of Duluth and Staples, Minnesota had the opportunity to host an original production by Beyond Ballroom Dance Company.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jeanie LaFavor, Jane Phipps, Eileen Arcilla, Nathan Daniels, Deanne Michael, Julie Jacobson, Mark Jacobson, Anne LaTourelle, Deloris Ouren
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
Beyond Ballroom Dance Company will present an evening of original work highlighting the artistry of ballroom dance, in partnership with The Historic Holmes Theater (Detroit Lakes) and Centennial Auditorium (Staples), as well as related outreach activities.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Beyond Ballroom Dance Company
Street Address
5315 Oliver Ave S
Zip Code
(612) 508-9255
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
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.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Kathryn Eldred: Arts Administrator, Duluth Art Institute; Executive Director; Katherine Hill: Program Coordinator, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Audience Engagement events; Michael Horejsi: Production Manager, Great River Educational Arts Theatre; Theatrical design and production; Jessica Lourey: Instructor, St. Cloud Technical and Community College; Pearl Rea: Production manager, lighting designer and stage manager; Christopher Taykalo: Marketing and development manager, Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus; Christine Tschida: Director of Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota; Melissa Walrath: Executive Director, The St. John's Boys' Choir
Conflict of Interest Disclosed