Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,565
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Zorongo Flamenco, Inc. AKA Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2014
End Date
February 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Blue Earth
Crow Wing
Hennepin
Hubbard
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Pope
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
$27,565
Other Funds Leveraged
$7,461
Direct expenses
$36,501
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Zorongo Flamenco will tour to seven communities across Minnesota. Records of all sites visited and performance/residency logs, maintained by Zorongo Flamenco. 2: Zorongo Flamenco will bring its programming to five sites new to the company. Records of all sites visited compared with records of previous sites visited, maintained by Zorongo Flamenco.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre toured ECHOES OF SPAIN to seven Minnesota communities in October 2014. Performances were well attended and well received. 2: Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre toured ECHOES OF SPAIN to five sites new to the company. Performances were well attended and new audiences were reached.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Robert Schommer, Vicki Walker, Robin Moede, Christine Kozachok, Alessandra Chiareli, Jill Martinez, Catherine Higgins Whiteside, Silvia Lopez, Matthew Hoerr, Tamara Rogers, Susana di Palma, Lorene Bruns
Project Overview

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details

Zorongo Flamenco will join with collaborating partners to bring the art of flamenco dance and music to youth and adults in seven Minnesota communities through performances of surpassing quality.

Project Manager
First Name
Niels
Last Name
Strandskov
Organization Name
Zorongo Flamenco, Inc. AKA Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre and School
Street Address
3012 Minnehaha Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55406-1932
Phone
(612) 743-8331
Email
flamenco@zorongo.org
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

Jeffery Amundson: Executive Director, Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Chorale; Christopher Atkins: Coordinator, Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Sharon Bailey: Artist, Arts Administrator; Tania Blanich: Executive Director, Rourke Art Gallery Museum; Molly Chase: Managing director, Springboard for the Arts; board member and managing director, HUGE Improv Theater; Elisabeth Comeaux: Fundraiser / development manager, Minnesota Opera; Vanessa Healey: Production Stage Manager and Performing Arts Manager, Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts; performing arts, production and arts administration; Rebecca Petersen: Executive director, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra; Luverne Seifert: Head of BA Performance, Department of Theater Arts and Dance, University of Minnesota. Co-founder of Sod House Theater Company.