Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,830
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Alexandria Area Arts Association AKA Andria Theatre
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2018
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Big Stone
Chippewa
Clay
Crow Wing
Douglas
Grant
Hennepin
Otter Tail
Pope
Stearns
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wadena
Wilkin
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
$9,830
Other Funds Leveraged
$265,951
Direct expenses
$265,951
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Create broader access and awareness to the theatrical arts through outreach. The number of events/performances/classes achieved and the number of people participating from underserved populations. 2: People of all ages, ethnicities, and abilities participate in the arts. Evaluating numbers of participants engaging in the arts from the above identified groups.

Measurable Outcome(s)

The improvisation team contracted for and performed at fifteen outside events so far this fiscal year. There is one more gig contracted for in July. In FY2017 the Quad Squad performed at three outside gigs. FY2018 events include church celebrations, corporate employee events, fundraisers, winery events, brewery events, and for clubs. 2: The youth theater camps expanded to include a camp for a younger demographic than AAAA had previously served. There were 46 youths ages seven to eleven that participated in the camp classes and performed Cinderella Kids twice. The camp went so well, AAAA has decided to do two camps in FY2019. One will be for 6-8 year olds and the other for 9-11 year olds.

Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Rachel Barduson, Nichole Fernholz, Chuck Grussing, Mark Graf, Donna Jensen, Kelly Prestby, Laura Urban, Holly Wallerich, Pete Woit
Project Overview

Operating Support

Project Details

The mission of the Alexandria Area Arts Association is to foster appreciation, understanding, and love of the performing arts by providing experiences that entertain, educate, and enrich the life of our community.

Project Manager
First Name
Ann
Last Name
Hermes
Organization Name
Alexandria Area Arts Association, Inc. AKA Alexandria Area Arts Association
Street Address
618 Broadway St
City
Alexandria
State
MN
Zip Code
56308
Phone
(320) 762-8300
Email
ann@alexandriaareaarts.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer-at-large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No