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Ellen DeYoung

Program Associate
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Ellen DeYoung serves as the Program Associate for Arts Midwest’s performing arts programs: Arts Midwest Touring Fund and Shakespeare in American Communities. She ensures the smooth implementation of these grant programs by providing administrative and technical support to applicants and grantees.

Areas of Expertise

Grants administration, arts administration, stage management, project management, event planning

Recent Publications

Celebrating Latino cultures at the Northrop (Arts Midwest)
A Bluegrass Mass performed in composer’s hometown (Arts Midwest)

Creative Ventures

Outside of the office, Ellen works as a freelance stage manager and theatre practitioner around the Twin Cities.


Ellen holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts and English from Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA.