Community Arts Support Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 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
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hubbard
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Direct expenses
$6,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Northern Light Opera Company will produce professional caliber theater productions, develop new audiences and retain seasoned audiences for its musical theater productions, and involve community by working together on an arts project. Northern Light Opera Company will solicit comments from singers, actors and volunteers at an evaluation session during its strike picnic after a production is complete. Audiences will also be given the opportunity to give feedback and the Northern Light Opera Company Board will be actively involved in the evaluation process. The Park Rapids Downtown Association will also be asked to speak to the value of having Northern Light Opera Company in Park Rapids.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The survey of the audience indicated a high satisfaction with their experience and the participant survey showed that those on stage were pleased with their contribution and experience.

Description of Funds
Recipient Board Members
Lou Schultz, Janet Ahern, Carol Wall, Patricia Dove, Paul Dove, Gail Haller, Marvel Haynes, Patricia Light, Robert Light, Janet McMillen, John Rasmussen, Steve Steinborn, Gary Stennes, Martha Vetter
Project Overview
Northern Light Opera Company Stage and Technical Directors
Project Details
Funds will assist the Northern Light Opera Company to hire professional stage and technical directors for our annual summer productions.
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
Deane Johnson: literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, arts advocate; Kathy Gustafson: visual artist, sculptor, artist career counselor; Patt Rall: arts columnist, literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, visual artist; Diana McLain: photographer, visual artist, arts advocate; Malotte Backer: visual artist, arts advocate; Steve Ballard: visual artist, art teacher, arts advocate; Nancy Cole: musician, theatrical artist, dance performer; Leah Prussia: literary artist, musician, theatrical artist, craft artist; Germaine Riegert: literary artist, arts appreciator, arts advocate; Cynthia Ekren: literary artist, arts appreciator, arts advocate.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Deane Johnson: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Arts Advocate; Kathy Gustafson: Visual Artist, Sculptor, Artist Career Counselor; Patt Rall: Arts Columnist, Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Visual Artist; Diana McLain: Photographer, Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Malotte Backer: Visual Artist, Arts Advocate; Steve Ballard: Visual Artist, Art Teacher, Arts Advocate; Steve Prenevost: Arts Appreciator, Arts Advocate; Nancy Cole: Musician, Theatrical Artist, Dance Performer; Lois Schaedler: Visual Artist, Filmmaker, Photographer, Craft Artist; Leah Prussia: Literary Artist, Musician, Theatrical Artist, Craft Artist.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No