Community Arts Access Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Screen Porch Productions
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
October 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cass
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
$5,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$5,650
Direct expenses
$10,650
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Engage at least 7 artists-- theater artists, songwriters, designers, and directors in the creation of an original musical play. Engage 50% more community actors in the performing arts by providing 6-8 emerging actors the opportunity to participate in 3 training sessions in July, 2015 to gain new performing skills. Provide over 270 audience members in Cass County with continued access to a musical performing arts event in September, 2015, that culturally enriches our community. Track and document the number of artists involved in creating this musical. Track number of actors involved and compare to previous year's participation numbers. Tracking the number of people who attend this original musical, plus satisfaction survey for audience members.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Successful community theater production. Participant surveys indicated a positive impact. Audience numbers met expectations.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Project Overview
Community Arts Access Project
Project Details
Original Community Theater Event: The Musical, 2015
Project Manager
First Name
Therese
Last Name
Kunz
Organization Name
Screen Porch Productions
Street Address
5679 Woods Bay Dr NE
City
Outing
State
MN
Zip Code
56662-4401
Phone
(218) 792-5779
Email
tkunz@brainerd.net
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and 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 and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Laura Busch: community theatre activist; Pat Dullum: retired music teacher and community theatre activist; Peg Churchwell: graphic designer and 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 and dancer; Terry Verkuilen: Visual artist and community arts leader; Laura Hansen: Literary artist and community arts leader; Mark Turner: Five Wings Arts Council Staff with over 20 yearsÆ experience in arts administration.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No