Grantee tags education

Very Serious Theatre

Messenger Theatre Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2016

Very Serious Theatre features masked performers who attempt to stage Shakespeare’s plays but always mess them up. For our two improvised performances to International High School at LGCC, we incorporated what the students were reading so we did a comedy mash-up of Romeo and Juliet and The Stranger. Read More

Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project

Yasmin Mistry | idesygn creative LLC

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Crushed in childhood by their fragmented families, 9 individual foster youth face down abuse, institutionalization and death to defy the odds. Read More

The Indifference of Wisdom

NURTUREart

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Indifference of Wisdom questions our social norms by looking for works that embody transgression. We all seem to follow a pattern everyone is afraid to divert from. Read More

The Green Room (2014)

Scoates, Vandy

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Green Room is a project website that was created to explore, research and share ideas about producing sustainable theatre in North America. The website include a multitude of resources for finding sustainable options, readings and products. Read More

Project Tap Root (2014)

Green Scene Chicago

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Green Scene Chicago’s PROJECT TAPROOT cross-pollinates gardening with arts. This weekly all ages series at Winthrop Harmony Arts Garden provides horticultural lessons followed by free entertainment from youth-based performance groups in Uptown. Read More

“Living History Heritage Project” (2014)

Images of the Motherland-Interactive Theatre

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

“Living History Heritage Project” This program features the "live dramatic" productions "Muhammad Ali ibn Sayyid-292 United States Colored Troops" and "The Life & Times of Omar ibn Sayyid" plus the "Timbuktu African Artifacts Museum Exhibit". The ye Read More

Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, summer festival conservatory program (2014)

Hubbard Hall Opera Theater

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

The Conservatory program is a four week intensive workshop designed to teach college and graduate level students the basic and finer points of classical performance from the perspective of both actor and singer. Read More

Education for a Shared Society Between Jews and Arabs in Israel (2014)

Givat Haviva Educational Foundation

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Givat Haviva's comprehensive educational program for Jewish and Arab students that fosters peaceful learning and understanding, while imparting the tools necessary to foster a Shared Society in Israel. Read More

Through Others’ Eyes

Givat Haviva Educational Foundation

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Givat Haviva's Through Others' Eyes is a dialogue & community building project that uses photography as the lens to explore questions of identity and coexistence between Israeli Arab and Jewish youth who rarely, if ever, have an opportunity to meet. Read More

Community Arts

ZUMIX

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

ZUMIX takes a leadership role in making arts and culture a more accessible and vital part of local life while providing our youth with opportunities to apply their skills and talents in real-life settings through community arts events. Read More

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