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                            Annual Report 1994
	Contents
	Program Awards
	Dance
	Design
	Expansion Arts
	Folk & Traditional Arts
	International
	Literature
	Media Arts
	Museum
	Music
	Opera-Musical Theater
	Presenting and Commissioning
	Theater
	Visual Arts
	Arts in Education
	Challenge
	Advancement
	Local Arts Agencies
	State and Regional Program
	Underserved Communities Set-Aside
	Policy, Planning and Research
	Panels
	Dance Program Panels
	Design Program Panels
	Expansion Arts Panels
	Folk & Traditional Arts Panels
	International Panels
	Literature Panels
	Media Arts Panels
	Museum Panels
	Music Panels
	Opera-Musical Theater Panels
	Presenting & Commissioning Panels
	Theater Panels
	Visual Arts Panels
	Arts in Education Panels
	Challenge Panels
	Advancement Panels
	Local Arts Agencies Panels
	State and Regional Panels
	Financial Summary
                        
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PROGRAM AWARDS

PROGRAMS

Dance
Design
Expansion Arts
Folk & Traditional Arts
International
Literature
Media Arts
Museum
Music
Opera-Musical Theater

Presenting and Commissioning
Theater
Visual Arts

PARTNERSHIPS

Arts in Education
Challenge
Advancement
Local Arts Agencies
State and Regional Program
Underserved Communities Set-Aside

POLICY~ PLANNING AND RESEARCH

PANELS

PROGRAMS

Dance Program Panels
Design Program Panels
Expansion Arts Panels
Folk & Traditional Arts Panels
International Panels
Literature Panels
Media Arts Panels
Museum Panels
Music Panel
Opera-Musical Theater Panels
Presenting & Commissioning Panels
Theater Panels
Visual Arts Panels

PARTNERSHIPS

Arts in Education Panels
Challenge Panels
Advancement Panels
Local Arts Agencies Panels
State and Regional Panels

FINANCIAL SUMMARY

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OPERA-MUSICAL THEATER


FRIENDS OF LIED CENTER FOR
THE PERFORMING ARTS
LINCOLN, NE $18,900
To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of
Chinoiserie by director Ping
Chong and composer Guy
Klucevsek.

GEORGE COATES

PERFORMANCE COMPANY

SAN FRANCISCO, CA $24,000


To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of Mud
Bugsby members of the com­
pany’s resident design team,
composer Suzy Rothfield
Thompson, and librettist/
director George Coates.

GOODSPEED OPERA
HOUSE FOUNDATION
EAST HADDAM, CT $Z 1,000
To support Goodspeed-at­
Chester/The Norma Terris

Theatre.


GREAT LAKES
THEATER FESTIVAL
CLEVELAND, OH $5,000

To support the creation (phase

I) of The Dybbuk by composer

John Morris and librettist

Gerald Freedman.


GUY, Scol-r
VAN NUYS, CA $5,000

To support the creation (phase
I) of Just So Stories.

HAYS~ SORREL
$5,000NEW YORK, NY

To support the creation (phase
I) of In the Everybodydom.

Ho, FRED W.

BROOKLYN, NY
$7,500

To support the creation (phase
I) of Warriar Sisters: Song Stories
of Aj~ican and Asian Wamyn
Warriors.

HOUSTON GRAND
OPERA ASSOCIATION
HOUSTON, TX $24,000

To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of Harvey
Milk by composer Stewart
Wallace and librettist Michael
Korie.

INTERNATIONAL ARTS
RELATIONS~ INC.
NEW YORK, NY $5,000

To support the testing/revision
(phase II) of The Popol Vuh
Project by Ralph Lee, Cherrie
Moraga, and Glen Velez.

KINGS MAJESTIC
CORPORATION
BROOKLYN, NY $13,200
To support the creation (phase
I) and testing/revision (phase II)
of The Callingby poet Dolores
Kendrick and composer Robert
Convery.

LA MAMA EXPERIMENTAL
THEATRE CLUB
NEW YORK, NY $8,600

To support the creation (phase
I) and testing/revision (phase II)
of The Manhattan Book of the
Dead by David First.

LA PUMA, DEBORAH WICKS

WASHINGTON, DC $5,700


To support the creation (phase

I) of The Fifth Season with

bookwriter/lyricist Kathleen

Cahill.


LEHMAN ENGEL MUSICAL
THEATRE WORKSHOP
HOLLYWOOD, CA $5,000
To support workshop produc­
tions.


LIME KILN ARTS~ INC.
$9,900LEXINGTON, VA

To support the creation (phase
I) and testing/revision (phase II)
of Glory Boundby Tom Ziegler,
Jack Herrick, and Marshal

McAden.


LIME KILN ARTS, INC.
$5,000LEXINGTON, VA

To support the creation (phase

I) and testing/revision (phase II)

of Visitations by Barry Mines,

Marshal B. McAden, Carol

Hizabeth Jones, and James Leva.


LUTVAK~ STEVE
NEW YORK, NY $5,000

To support the creation (phase
I) of Esmeralda with David
Schechter and Andrew
Dallmeyer.

LYRIC OPERA CENTER FOR
AMERICAN ARTISTS
CHICAGO, IL $5,000
To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of
Orpheus Descending by com­
poser Bruce Saylor and librettist
J.D. McClatchy.

LYRIC OPERA OF KANSAS CITY

KANSAS CITY, MO $5,000

To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of John
Brown by composer/librettist
Kirke Mechem.

MABOU MINES

DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION

NEW YORK, NY $9,000


To support the testing/revision

(phase II) of Motherlode with

book and lyrics by Patricia Jones

and music by Carter Burwell.


MEDICINE SHOW

THEATRE ENSEMBLE

NEW YORK, NY $5,200


To support the musical theater

development process.


MILLER, THOMAS ROSS
BROOKLYN, NY $5,000

To support the creation (phase

I) of The North Pole.


MINNESOTA OPERA COMPANY
MINNEAPOLIS, MN $23,000

To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of Diary
of An African American by
composer/librettist/performer
Hannibal Peterson.

MUSIC-THEATRE GROUP
NEW YORK, NY $5,000
To support the creation (phase
I) of The Splendid Splinter by
composer Stanley Silverman and
writer George Trow.

MUSIC-THEATRE GROUP
NEW YORK, NY $17,750

To support the testing/revision

(phase II) of America Dreaming

by composer Tan Dun and

writer Chiori Miyagawa.


MUSICAL THEATRE WORKS
NEW YORK, NY $5,000

To support the workshop devel­
opment process.

MUSICAL TRADITIONS, INC.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $22,500

To support the creation (phase
I) and testing/revision (phase II)
of Border Squirmishes by play­
wright Eric Overmyer and
composer Paul Dresher.

NEW MUSIC-THEATER
ENSEMBLE
MINNEAPOLIS, MN $18,500

To support the Ensemble’s
development program.

NEW YORK SHAKESPEARE
FESTIVAL
NEW YORK, NY $16,000
To support the creation (phase
I) and testing/revision (phase II)
of The Circus of Dr. Lao with
score by Anthony Davis, lyrics
by Susan Birkenhead, and book
and direction by George C.
Wolfe.

OPERA MEMPHIS

MEMPHIS, TN $5,000

To support the creation (phase
I) of RiverSongs by composer
Sid Selvedge and photographer
William Eggleston.

OPERA THEATRE OF’

SAINT LOUIS


$11,300ST. LOUIS, MO
To support the creation (phase
I) and testing/revision (phase II)
of a new children’s opera by
Cary John Franklin and libret­
tist Michael Albano.

OPERA THEATRE OF
SAINT LOUIS
ST. LOUIS, MO $26,050

To support the completion
(phase I) and testing/revision
(phase II) of Otowi Crossingby
composer Stephen Paulus and
librettist Joan Thorn.

PAN ASIAN

REPERTORY THEATRE


$5,000NEW YORK, NY
To support the testing/revision
(phase II) of Tianamen written
by Fred Burch and composed by
Willie Fong Young.

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OPERA-MUSICAL THEATER


PAULINE OLIVEROS
KINGSTON, NY $5,400
To support the creation (phase
I) of Io and Hera, written by"
Ione with music by Pauline
Oliveros.

PEGASUS PLAYERS
CHICAGO, IL $5,000
To support the rehearsal and
production of Strike Up the
Bandusing the original script by
George S. Kaufman, with music
by George Gershwin and lyrics
by Ira Gershwin.

PERFORMANCE COMMUNITY
CHICAGO, IL $5,000
To support the testing/revisipn
of This Far By Faith by Mar~­
lene Whitehead and Rufus Hill.

PERFORMANCE COMMUNITY
CHICAGO, IL $6,800
To support the New Tuners

Workshop.


PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS, INC.
NEW YORK, NY $10,000
To support the musical theater

development program.


PLYMOUTH MusIC SERIES
MINNEAPOLIS, MN $5,000
To support the creation (phase

I) and testing/revision (phase II)

of Four Wise Men by composer

Randall Davidson and librettist

George Sand.


QUEEN, CLAUDIA H.

DEFIANCE, OH $5,000

To support the creation (phase

I) of The Coyote Brotherswith

playwright! lyricist Rudy Martin.


RIDGE STREET THEATRE
NEW YORK, NY $6,900
To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of
Mathew in the School of Life by
John Moran.

SALINS, L~JLA
JERSEY C~T~, NJ $5,000
To support the creation (phase
I) of The Incredible Adventures of
Champagne Charlie with book-
writer Gatis Gudets and com­
poser/sound designer John
Gromada.

SAN FRANCISCO OPERA
ASSOCIATION
SAN FRANCISCO, CA $33,800

To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of The
Dangerous Liaisons with music
by Conrad Susa and libretto by
Philip Littell.

SHADOW BOX THEATRE
NEW YORK, NY $11,300
To support the creation (phase
I) and testing/revision (phase II)
of The Earth and Me by Sandra
Robbins and Jeff Olmsted.

SHEARER, ALLEN R.
OAKLAND, CA $5,000
To support the creation (phase

I) of The Goddess.


STOCK, JEFFREY
DIX HILLS, NY $5,000
To support the creation (phase

I) of a new chamber opera.


STOCKLER, MICHAEL L.
JACKSON HEIGHTS, NY $6,800

To support the creation (phase

I) of QuiltwithJim Morgan.


SYRACUSE OPERA COMPANY

SYRACUSE, NY $5,000

To support the creation (phase

I), testing/revision (phase II),

and rehearsal and production

(phase III) of Never Tickle A

Mule by librettist John Davies

and composer Carl Johengen.


TENNESSEE REPERTORY

THEATRE TRUST

NASHVILLE, TN $7,600
To support the rehearsal and

production (phase III) of A

House Divided by Mike Reid

and Mac Pirkle.


TENNESSEE REPERTORY
THEATRE TRUST
NASHVILLE, TN $6,000
To support the testing/revision
(phase II) of Instant Intimacy by
composer Jimmy Webb and
bookwriter Robin Siegel.

THEATRE FOR THE NEW CIT~
FOUNDATION
NEW YORK, NY $5,000
To support the creation (phase
I) of Sam the Man by Crystal
Field and Chris Cherney.

THEATREWORKS
PALO ALTO, CA $10,000
To support the rehearsal and
production (phase III) of Honor
Sang far Crazy Hone by play­
wright Darrah Cloud and
composer Kim Daryl Sherman.

TH EATREWORKS/USA CORP.
NEW YORK, NY $5,000
To support musical theater

development.


THOMAS, AUGUSTA READ
BOSTON, MA $6,500
To support the creation (phase
I) of Ligeia with librettist Leslie
Dunton-Downer.

UTAH OPERA COMPANY
SALT LAKE CITY, UT $5,000

To support the creation (phase
I) of Dreamkeepers by composer
David Carlson and playwright
Aden Ross.

VIVIAN BEAUMONT THEATER
NEW YORK, NY $7,500
To support the musical theater

development program of Lin­
coln Center Theater.


WALKER ART CENTER
MINNEAPOLIS, MN $11,300
To support the creation (phase

I) and tesring/revision (phase II)

of Bones andAsh by choreogra­
pher/director Jawole Willa Jo

Zollar, composer Toshi Reagon,

and writer Jewelle Gomez.


WALLACE, STEWART F.

NEW YORK, NY $6,500

To support the creation (phase
I) of Yiddisher Teddy Bean with
writer/director/designer Rich­
ard Foreman.

WARD, PETER WILLIAM
KINGSTON, NY $5,000
To support the creation (phase
I) of The Traveling Companion
by Panaioris, Honora Fergusson,
and Michele Spiro.

WESBROOKS~ WILLIAM
NEW YORK, NY $5,000
To support the creation (phase
I) of Barbary Keep with com­
poser Ronald Strauss.

PROFESSIONAL
COMPANIES

Grants support nonprofit
professional opera and musical
theater companies for resident
production seasons or, where
noted, for touring.

137 GRANTS $4,147,500
PROGRAM FUNDS $1,797,500
TREASURY FUNDS $2,350,000

AMALGAMATED PRODUCERS,
PLAYWRIGHTS, LYRICISTS, AND
ENTERTAINERS, INC.
LOUISVILLE, KY $7,500
To support expenses associated
with the 1994-95 touring
season.

AMERICAN MUSIC
THEATER FESTIVAL
PHILADELPHIA, PA $38,000

AMERICAN REPERTORY
THEATRE
CAMBRIDGE, MA $15,500

ANCHORAGE CIVIC
OPERA ASSOCIATION
ANCHORAGE, AK $7,000
To support the 1994-95 tour of
Earth and the Great Weather.

APPALSHOP, INC.

WHITESBURG, KY $8,500

To support touring expenses

associated with the 1994-95

season.


ARIZONA OPERA COMPANY

PHOENIX, AZ $5,000

ATLANTA OPERA GUILD
ATLANTA, GA $12,500

AUGUSTA OPERA ASSOCIATION
AUGUSTA, GA $5,000

AUSTIN LYRIC OPERA
AUSTIN, TX $8,000

BALTIMORE OPERA COMPANY
BALTIMORE, MD $9,500

BLACK ENSEMBLE
THEATER CORPORATION
CHICAGO, IL $5,000

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