FY 2006 Grant Awards: State Listings
Access to Artistic Excellence/Literature Fellowships
Some details of the projects listed in this grant announcement are subject to change, contingent
upon prior Endowment approval.
Alice James Poetry Cooperative, Inc. (aka Alice James Books)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support the publication and promotion, including author tours, of six new titles of poetry. The selected poets will read from their works at venues around the country.
Bates College (on behalf of Bates Dance Festival)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Dance
To support extended artist residency activities for Generation NEXT participants including Tania Isaac Dance Projects, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Robert Moses' Kin, and Paul Matteson/Jennifer Nugent. Educational activities will include free pre- and post- performance lectures, a choreographers' panel on contemporary issues, and a class entitled Issues in Dance Aesthetics.
Brunswick Area Arts & Cultural Alliance (Midcoast REACH)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Local Arts Agencies
To support a Creative Communities Institute. The Institute will assist residents of Maine's midcoast in the development of a plan to expand the region's arts, culture, and heritage activities.
Maine Arts Commission (Consortium)
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Design
To support a consortium project for a waterfront landscape design in Portland, Maine. Working with the Maine Department of Transportation, an artist team will transform an environmentally damaged waterfront area into a coastal park that interprets Maine's cultural and environmental history.
Portland Stage Company
CATEGORY: Access to Artistic Excellence FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Theater
To support the integration of composers, musicians, and choreographers in the collaborative process. Composer Julian Fleisher will create original music for Rough Crossing by Tom Stoppard; Emmy Award-winning Broadway choreographer Marge Champion will consult on choreography for Syncopation by Allan Knee.
Stanton, Maureen Patrice
CATEGORY: Literature Fellowships FIELD/DISCIPLINE: Literature
To support a creative writing fellowship.
Number of Grants: 6 Total Amount: $110,000
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