ACHF Arts Access
1. Stage an annual season of five plays and musicals that are true to the mission. 2. Provide employment for 100 Minnesota artists annually. 3. Serve 45,000 students and adults (age 10 and up) of diverse ethnicities and cultures annually. 4. Engage in partnerships with the Minnesota Historical Society and Minnesota History Museum to expand the theater’s reach and provides clear links between theater and history. 5. Provide discounted or free tickets to 10,000 students and disadvantaged youth and adults. 6. Engage audiences in discussions that deepen the impact of the plays. 7. Bring 200 families to the theater to engage in Family Days. 8. Ensure access to people of all abilities through a fully accessible theater. A panel of experts provides feedback on the artistic merit of our public performances. The educational program is evaluated with teacher feedback. Focus groups with subscribers and individual ticket patrons are conducted.Staff report attendance figures. We solicit feedback from artistic associates, board members, volunteers, and staff.
1. The History Theatre staged five plays. 2. We employed 130 artists. 3. Students and adults served numbered 39,668. 4. Partnerships were engaged with the Minnesota Historical Society and Minnesota History Museum. 5. Subsidized tickets were given to 5,092. 6. Engaged 2,000 audience members in Afterthoughts discussions. 7. Served 110 families at Family Days. 8. Additional hearing enhancement devices were purchased. Evaluation: Financials were evaluated with an audit that found the turnaround plan on track with a surplus. Artistic success is measured by the artistic director with feedback from the media, artistic collaborators, audience, staff, board, and group leaders. History Theatre solicits feedback from its artistic associates, board members, volunteers, and staff. Padilla Speer Beardsley conducted an extensive survey of the audience and provided analysis and recommendations for action based on the data.
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