Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Theatre Latté-Da AKA Theater Latté Da
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
April 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Crow Wing
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)

Theatre Latté-Da will tour to four Minnesota sites where it has never toured. Theatre Latté-Da will maintain accurate records of all sites visited. 2: Theatre Latté-Da will gain the experience it needs to build its touring program. Interviews with presenters; analysis of evaluation after each site and at program end.

Measurable Outcome(s)

TLD toured to four Minnesota sites where it has never toured. 2: TLD gained the vital experience it needs to build its touring program.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Jean M. Becker, Scott Cabalka, Timothy P. Dordell, Jean Hartman , Ogden Confer, Amy Fistler, Cynthia Klaus, John Kundtz, Carolee Lindsey, Jim Matejcek, Kimberly Motes, Kendall Nygard, Luis Pagan-Carlo, Shannon Pierce, Christopher Rence, Jaime A. Roman, Lo
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
Theater Latte Da will tour Steerage Song, a docu-musical about immigration to America (1825-1924), to four Minnesota communities. The tour will include performances and facilitated community discussions linking the show to current issues.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Theatre Latté-Da AKA Theater Latté Da
Street Address
345 13th Ave NE
Zip Code
(612) 339-3003
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
Jessica Frost: Program Director, North House Folk School; Robin Gillette: Arts Administrator, Minnesota Fringe Festival; Jane Gudmundson: Freelance consultation, education and the arts; George Keller: Performer, Producer, Educator; Katherine Milton: Independent instructional designer and arts administrator; board member, Minnesota State University Design Council; Natalie Morrow: Founder of The Twin Cities Black Film Festival; Elizabeth Mowry: Community engagement coordinator, Juxtaposition Arts; Douglas Scholz-Carlson: Artistic director, Great River Shakespeare Festival; Lisa Vesel: Executive director, Minnesota Discovery Center
Conflict of Interest Disclosed