Minnesota's Legacy

Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,508
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
May 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Carlton
Itasca
Mower
St. Louis
Carlton
Itasca
Mower
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,508
Other Funds Leveraged
$16,331
Direct expenses
$63,839
Administration costs
$4,000
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Zenon will conduct tours to four cities in Minnesota. Evaluation of touring activities will include critical reviews, audience and presenter feedback, workshop evaluations, and invitations to return to the host communities in future seasons. 2: Zenon will conduct its first tours to Hibbing, Redwing, and Big Fork as part of the proposed activities. These would be Zenon’s first visits to Hibbing, Red Wing, and Bigfork and exciting opportunities for audiences and dancers alike. Evaluation will include reviews, feedback, and future collaboration plans.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Zenon toured to Bigfork, Hibbing, Cloquet and Austin Minnesota during the grant period to conduct evening length performances and community outreach. Evaluation of touring activities included critical reviews, audience and presenter feedback, workshop evaluations, and invitations to return to the host communities in future seasons. 2: Zenon toured to Bigfork, Hibbing, Cloquet and Austin Minnesota during the grant period to conduct evening length performances and community outreach. Evaluation of touring activities included critical reviews, audience and presenter feedback, workshop evaluations, and invitations to return to the host communities in future seasons.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Heidi Zimmer, Breanna Olson, Shannon Loecher, Linda Z. Andrews, Rochelle Dotzenrod, Tiffany Joy Hanken, L. Kelley Lindquist, Kelsi Rahm, Meghan A. Smith
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
Zenon Dance Company will tour to Hibbing, Cloquet, Red Wing, and Bigfork to conduct cross-cultural evening-length performances and residencies that showcase diverse voices of modern and jazz choreography.
Project Manager
First Name
Mara
Last Name
Winke
Organization Name
Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc.
Street Address
528 Hennepin Ave Ste 400
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Phone
(612) 338-1101
Email
marasmail@yahoo.com
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. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse, Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Olive Bieringa: Co-director, Body Cartography Project; Molly Chase: Managing director, Springboard for the Arts; Jeff Larson: Executive director, Minnesota Fringe Festival; Larry Long: Musician, song writer, founder and director, Community Celebration of Place; Natalie Morrow: Founder of The Twin Cities Black Film Festival; Stacy Richardson: Writer, editor, and music promoter; Dennis Whipple: Executive artistic director, Great River Educational Arts Theatre
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No