Emerging Artist

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Peggy L. Sheldon
Recipient Type
Start Date
September 2017
End Date
December 2017
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1) Under-served retired workers try new things; e.g., seamstress fashions costumes, props; carpenter builds sets, painter works on large flats. 2) Building bridges: Encourage pro-am collaboration through mentors and skill-building. 1. Interviews with people of all ages new to theater. 2. Short stories of how well collaborating worked. 3. Sign-in sheets for every person involved in this endeavor.

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Emerging Artist

Project Details

Bringing Intergenerational Panto to the Community Stage

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Peggy L. Sheldon
(952) 200-4549
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Kjel Alkire: art faculty at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota; John Becker: art business owner; Diane Crane: Houston Arts Resource Council; Hal Cropp: Executive Director of Commonweal Theatre; Daved Driscoll: Executive Director of Northland Words; Julie Fakler: education coordinator at Paradise Center for the Arts; Lee Gundersheimer: theatre artist and director; Anissa Nelson: visual arts student; Connie Nelson: music educator; Jane Olive: costumer; Steve Schmidt: musician and arts administrator.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Hollybeth Anderson: choreographer; Scott Anderson: musician; Andrea Gaffke: artist; Judy Hickey: arts administrator; Susan Joyce: author; David Kassler: composer; Marie Maher: arts administrator; Beth Nienow: musician and literary artist; Kathy Peterson: playwright; Mary Ruth: artist; Jon Swanson: arts administrator; Pam Whitfield: poet and actor

Conflict of Interest Disclosed