Presenting: FY2002 Grants
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior Endowment approval.
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Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Inc.
To support the Performing Arts Information System, an Internet
communications platform for the national touring and presenting
field. This on-line system will accelerate dissemination of
knowledge to the field and offer a wealth of performance
information and cultural opportunities to the public.
Center for Cultural Exchange (consortium)
To support Latino Down East/hispano de bajo este. In consortium
with the Latino Community Council of Maine, the project involves a
series of artist residencies, workshops, performances and in-school
educational programs with local Caribbean, Mexican and Central
Class Acts Arts, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
To support the expansion of outreach programs to underserved
populations and the development of access programs for people who
are deaf. These efforts will focus on special needs and at-risk
youth and include workshops with master artists, new learning
guides and other support material for teachers.
Los Angeles, CA
To support a multidisciplinary series of hip hop presentations.
Focused on local roots, this free series will broaden involvement
of young audiences and introduce intergenerational audiences to the
artistry of hip hop.
La Peña Cultural Center
To support the Bay Area Latin Jazz Legacy. This six-part series
will feature Bay Area Latin jazz veterans and newer Latino jazz
Miami Light Project, Inc.
To support Here and Now On Tour. This project focuses on an
expansion of outreach programs for Miami-based artists, community
organizations and their constituencies.
Pregones Touring Puerto Rican Theater Collection, Inc.
To support La Ruta: The Northeastern Latino Cultural Corridor, a
regional touring and artist residency network. Activities will
include structural and curatorial planning for network activity,
artist nominations and selection, presenter-artist residency
planning and regional tours throughout the northeast and
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
To support the Creative Intersections initiative. This project will
enable the university's Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to
extend its audience development efforts for classical music, jazz
Challenge America Access
Seattle International Children's Festival
To support expansion of education and outreach programs. The
Children's Festival will increase the number of educational
activities in schools, programs for the general public, and
satellite festival sites throughout Washington State.
651 ARTS (Kings Majestic Corporation)
To support a series of presentations by performing artists of African descent. The project will
include public performances, commissioning or reconstruction support, and community residency
Aaron Davis Hall, Inc.
New York, NY
To support the commissioning and presentation of works in a broad range of art forms by established
and emerging artists of color. Artists are provided with support and space for the creation of new
work and engage in residency activities designed to build new audiences.
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Inc.
To support the 2002 Next Wave Festival, the festival's 25th anniversary. Presented each fall for
two to three months, the festival showcases a combination of mature, experimental artists and
emerging talent working in music, dance, theater and the visual arts, as well as hybrid forms.
Brooklyn Information & Culture, Inc.
To support Celebrate Brooklyn-Urban Voices/Rural Stories, a series of concerts and professionally
moderated dialogues with artists and audiences. Music, dance and spoken word will be featured in
this series of writing and performance.
Center for Cultural Exchange
To support Passion, a two-part touring program focused on aspects of two distinctive cultures. The
project will present artists from the African-Latin cultural diaspora and from four
Islam-influenced Southern European areas.
City Parks Foundation-SummerStage
New York, NY
To support New Works, New Voices, 2002. This ongoing initiative is devoted to fostering
collaborations between artists of different disciplines and presenting new works resulting from
Flynn Theatre for the Performing Arts, Ltd.
To support a series of dance, theater and music residencies. With this project, the Flynn continues
its commitment to the development of new work and educational activities in its community.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
New York, NY
To support Lincoln Center Festival 2002. For three weeks in July 2002, major artists and ensembles
from the U.S. and abroad will be presented in concert halls and theaters at Lincoln Center and
Maui Community Arts & Cultural Center
To support Global Rhythms, a presenting series of artists from a range of performing arts
disciplines and countries. A goal of the program is to present artists to whom the Maui community
would not otherwise have access.
Museum of Contemporary Art
To support MCA Performances. This series of multidisciplinary performances will be enhanced by
related residency activities designed to promote contact and interchange between artists and the
San Francisco, CA
To support an artist-in-residence program. Based on artistic quality and the opportunity for the
residency to invigorate the community, three residencies will be organized during 2002.
On the Boards
To support The New Performance Series & Northwest New Works Festival. The project will include
the premiere of cross-discipline work and will support residencies for artists.
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
St. Paul, MN
To support the 2002 Koch's International Children's Festival. The festival is a weeklong event
featuring international artists performing multidisciplinary works and includes educational
components for children ages four to 12.
Philadelphia Fringe Festival
To support the 6th annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival. The project involves contemporary
performing arts events presented over a 16-day period.
University Musical Society
Ann Arbor, MI
To support Scores, Sonnets and Steps. This series of presentations will explore the connections
between literature and the performing arts.
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
To support the commission and presentation of chamber dance works with live music. The program will
premiere at the University's Hancher Auditorium and will be performed on national tours over the
University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.
(on behalf of the Lied Center)
To support Current and Crossroads: A Journey of Self-Discovery. In addition to presentations by
professional artists in a range of performing arts disciplines, the project will include residency
activities throughout the Lawrence community allowing residents to engage in dialogue with the
Walker Art Center, Inc.
To support Intersections: New Works in Community. This series of commissions and residencies by
contemporary performing arts innovators will deepen the community's understanding of and
appreciation for the creative process.
Washington Performing Arts Society (consortium)
To support ArteAmericA, a consortium project with the GALA Hispanic Theatre and the Latin American
Youth Center. The project features a series of performances, residencies and outreach
World Music Institute, Inc.
New York, NY
To support American Roots: From the Old Country to the New. Concerts will feature music and dance
from Europe as well as American forms.
World Music, Inc.
To support a presentation/residency series. This series will explore cross-cultural influences
between traditional and contemporary performing artists.
Queens Theatre in the Park, Inc.
To support the Latino Cultural Festival and the yearlong Latino
Cultural Series. The festival, a three-week summer event, and the
series, a seven-event program, will feature music, dance, theater,
film and children's productions in celebration of Latino and Latin
American artists' contributions to the cultural life of Queens and
the greater New York metropolitan area.
Western Alliance of Arts Administrators Foundation
San Francisco, CA
To support the Leadership Development Program designed to serve the touring and presenting field in
the West. This project will include an annual Leadership Institute and a Leadership Circle,
activities at the alliance's annual conference, an on-line resource bank and scholarships for
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