Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Madhatters Community Theatre, Inc.
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
September 2014
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Wadena
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
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$5,350
Direct expenses
$10,350
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Up to 40 children ages 8-18 will be introduced/gain experience with theatrical tools to perform on stage; creative drama, improvisation, dance, acting, vocal technique, diction, ensemble work and character development. The campers will learn about Frank Loesser, his legacy and his musicals. The campers will experiences working on a musical theatre piece.Campers/Parents will be sent a written evaluation via email to assess their experience at camp and to assess if they feel they met their personal and group goals. This evaluation will include rating (numerical scale and verbally) the artistic, organizational, professional and personal merits of camp. Campers will be interviewed by an objective 3rd. party evaluator at the beginning of camp and at the conclusion to assess their personal goals and experience.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successfully facilitated a theatre arts learning activity with vast majority of participants indicating a positive impact. Participation goals were exceeded.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Don Hoffmann, Mim Maas, Rick Fisher, Heather Bruns, Kelly Youngbauer, Deb Fitzsimmons, Michelle Curtis, Sherry Linnes, Eric Bakkem, Dee Skogen, Lisa Holm, Dave Line
Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Camp Madhatter 2014, More or Loesser
Project Manager
First Name
Donald
Last Name
Hoffmann
Organization Name
Madhatters Community Theatre, Inc.
Street Address
215 Jefferson St S PO Box 127
City
Wadena
State
MN
Zip Code
56482
Phone
(218) 631-1192
Email
hoffmann@rexmcdonaldstudio.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher, community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer, artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator, dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist, community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff, over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher, community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer, artistic community leader; Don Hoffman: photographer, active in men's chorus and community theatre; Fred Rogers: community theatre activist; Lauren Nickisch: retired music teacher, community arts leader; Mary Schmidt: Arts educator, dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist, community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist, community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff, over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No