Operating Support

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,520
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lyric Arts Company of Anoka, Inc. AKA Lyric Arts Main Street Stage
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
July 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Aitkin
Anoka
Benton
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chisago
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Crow Wing
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Goodhue
Hennepin
Hubbard
Isanti
Kanabec
Lake
Le Sueur
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Nicollet
Nobles
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pine
Ramsey
Redwood
Rice
Roseau
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns
Steele
St. Louis
Washington
Wright
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2015 Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,520
Other Funds Leveraged
$985,134
Direct expenses
$1,009,654
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Lyric Arts will continue to increase our level of professionalism and artistic quality, providing greater artistic impact for our participants in the community. Lyric Arts will see a growth in reputation, indicated by greater media attention and continued increase in positive reactions to our work, evaluated by collecting quantitative and qualitative data. 2: Lyric Arts will continue to expand its education program, providing access to additional and more varied participation opportunities for young people. Progress toward this outcome will be measured by an increase in the number and types of programs offered and by the number of students enrolled in our programs.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Increased artistic quality, media attention from local theater bloggers, and number of positive reviews of our work from patrons and reviewers. Number of reviews, number of new reviewers, reviewer assessments of the quality of our work, number of positive e-mails and unsolicited online reviews of our productions from patrons. Qualitative and quantitative surveys of artistic review panel. 2: Added new non-performance workshops, Youth Theater Ensemble, and Pre-K program; enrollment was flat year-to-year Quantitative evaluation based on number of new programs and types of education programming added and based on number of enrollments.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Olivia Bastian, Julia Schmidt, Borgie Bonthuis, Bill Ambrose, Jerry Horazdovsky, Lin Schmidt, Laura Tahja Johnson
Project Overview
Operating Support
Project Details
General operating support
Project Manager
First Name
Laura
Last Name
Tahja Johnson
Organization Name
Lyric Arts Company of Anoka, Inc. AKA Lyric Arts Main Street Stage
Street Address
420 Main St E
City
Anoka
State
MN
Zip Code
55303-2341
Phone
(763) 422-1838
Email
laura@lyricarts.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. Officer at Large, 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. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Ceramic artist. former executive director of the Minnesota Project.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; 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
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. Officer at Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association; art gallery owner; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Music Coalition, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; David Glenn: Executive director of the Minnesota Project, ceramic artist; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies; Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board; 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
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No