Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Northern Light Opera Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
August 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hubbard
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$39,650
Direct expenses
$45,650
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Experienced in voice training, the music director will work with actors/singers on improving skills in voice placement and projection. Professional stage director will train actors/singers to communicate audibly, improve their acting skills in character development, stage movement, and enunciation of script. Community volunteers will learn how to create sets and transform the theater space to New York City streets. All participants and audiences will experience the joy of live musical theater.Northern Light Opera Company board of directors will hold a formal evaluation session within three weeks of production addressing attendance, success in achieving artistic goals, front of house procedures, and non-artistic matters relating to a successful production. An audience exit survey will measure audience response to the show. Observation notes taken at the performance will note specific audience reactions. A Facebook site will also be available for general feedback. Participants will complete an evaluation survey.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Arts/Cultural Heritage Grant
Project Details
Funds will assist Northern Light Opera Company to mount a production of Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story at Park Rapids High School auditorium using local talent and a volunteer work force led by theater professionals.
Project Manager
First Name
Paul
Last Name
Dove
Organization Name
Northern Light Opera Company
Street Address
11700 Island Lake Dr
City
Park Rapids
State
MN
Zip Code
56470-4638
Phone
(218) 732-7096
Email
pd5@evansville.edu
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Graphic Designer; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Richard Longtine: Visual Artist, Folk Artist, Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist; Linda Kaul: Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist, Dancer; Kevin Headstrom: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, Theatrical Artist; Joseph Allen: Art Professor, Photographer, Traditional Native Crafts Artist.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Justin Holley: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Graphic Designer; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Richard Longtine: Visual Artist, Folk Artist, Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist; Linda Kaul: Craft Artist, Theatrical Artist, Dancer; Kevin Headstrom: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Natalie Grosfield: Musician, Theatrical Artist; Joseph Allen: Art Professor, Photographer, Traditional Native Crafts Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No