Minnesota's Legacy

Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$263,776
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2014
End Date
June 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chisago
Cook
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Polk
Ramsey
Renville
Scott
Stearns
Stevens
St. Louis
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Aitkin
Anoka
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Chisago
Cook
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Goodhue
Hennepin
Isanti
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
McLeod
Meeker
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pipestone
Polk
Ramsey
Renville
Scott
Stearns
Stevens
St. Louis
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Yellow Medicine
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2013, Chapter 137, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$263,776
Other Funds Leveraged
$10,360,891
Direct expenses
$10,624,667
Administration costs
$22,511
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.27
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Serve 250,000 young people and families through productions and education programs, with a focus on increasing access and engaging new communities. Increase access to productions/classes for 80,000 people; serve 900+ low-income children through Bridges programs; co-host engagement events with community organizations. Evaluation: counts, surveys, formal assessment. 2: Commission and produce world premiere work by both nationally acclaimed and local theatre artists that meets international standards of artistic excellence. Produce a season of eight plays, including two world premieres by Minnesota artists; increase commissions for artists/works of color; increase community engagement around productions. Evaluation: counts, surveys, community discussion.

Measurable Outcome(s)

CTC served 210,000 young people and families through productions and education programs, including 85,000 people who came through access programs. CTC used participation counts to assess increases in access and implemented a survey (in progress) of access/community engagement program participants. CTC conducted formal assessments of education programs in the schools. 2: CTC produced eight plays, including two premieres by Minnesota artists; commissioned/developed new works by 10+ artists; and increased community engagement. CTC used audience counts, an audience survey, and community discussion/co-learning opportunities to assess artistic and community engagement success.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Lynn Abbott, Stefanie Adams, Whit Alexander, Todd Balan, Matthew Banks, Ellen Bendel-Stenzel, Michael Blum, Tony Bohmert, Todd Brooks, Morgan Burns, Barbara Burwell, Ralph Chu, Paula Cooney, Fran Davis, Eve Deikel, Ryan Engle, Pam Enstad, Michael Fanuele, Kerry Fauver, Bryan Fleming, Beth Ford, Gina Gage, Rajiv Garg, Lili Hall, Jeffrey Hatcher, Sandy Hey, Carrie Higgins, Hoyt Hsiao, Same Hsu, Bill Johnson, Christine Kalla, Joe Keeley, Helen Kurtz, Ed Lagerstrom, Chad Larsen, Jim Lemke, Alex Liu, Muffy Macmillan, Michael Maeser, Gayle Malcolm, Jose Martin, George Montague, Todd Noteboom,Joanne Pastel, Lisa Paylor, Martha Pomerantz, Mark Price, Melissa Raphan, Betsy Russomanno, Sharon Ryan, Betsy Sagnes, Suzi Kim Scott, Tara Sutton, Meredith Tutterow, George Tyson, Dave Vanbenschoten, Jeff von Gillern, Patrick Walsh
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Katherine
Last Name
Duffy
Organization Name
The Children's Theatre Company and School AKA Children's Theatre Company
Street Address
2400 3rd Ave S
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55404-3506
Phone
(612) 874-0500
Email
kduffy@childrenstheatre.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002.; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Chair of the Nominating Committee, Smithsonian National Board. Trustee, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Wendy Dayton: Arts and community leader and philanthropist.; Sean Dowse: Executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn, Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Ellen McInnis: Director of Twin Cities government relations, Wells Fargo. Member of Bottineau Boulevard Partnership. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Janice Sivertson: Gallery owner and visual artist
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No