Arts Tour Minnesota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Teatro del Pueblo, Inc. AKA Teatro del Pueblo
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
July 2016
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Red Lake
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Administration costs
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Teatro del Pueblo will tour a high-quality production to several Native Venues throughout Northern Minnesota. Teatro del Pueblo will partner with the venues to gather audience data using surveys and spot interview with audience members to determine the impact of the tour program.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Teatro del Pueblo will tour a high-quality production to several Native venues throughout Northern Minnesota. We used a short survey and a few spot interviews to gather our information. The feedback was very helpful. Most of the audience members felt engaged and wanted more cultural programming.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Bernice Arias, Lorys Sierralta, Suzan Gahan, Ralph Peralez, Alberto Justiniano
Project Overview
Arts Tour Minnesota
Project Details
Teatro del Pueblo will expand its touring program by touring its Latino-inspired original production of Help Wanted to five venues in northern Minnesota that serve Native American participants, as well as hosting dialogues on the similarities and differen
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Teatro del Pueblo, Inc. AKA Teatro del Pueblo
Street Address
209 Page St W Ste 208
St Paul
Zip Code
(651) 224-8806
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; 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; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Harold Cropp: Executive director, Commonweal Theater Company, Lanesboro; Lisa Fuglie: Multi-instrumentalist with bluegrass band Monroe Crossing; Arts Board grantee; Cheryl Larson: Executive director of Central Square Cultural and Civic Center; Natalie Morrow: Founder of The Twin Cities Black Film Festival; Jeanne Willcoxon: Assistant professor of theater, St Olaf College.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed