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Lorraine Klaasen Invited to tour as part of Arts Midwest World Fest

Aug. 09, 2016


Lorraine Klaasen. Photo by Pierre Arsenault.

Lorraine Klaasen and her four member ensemble will tour this fall as part of Arts Midwest World Fest. The five week tour begins in mid-October and will take the group to Forest City, IA; Brookings, SD; Wahpeton, ND; Thief River Falls, MN; and Rhinelander, WI.

Lorraine’s ensemble will spend a...

David J. Fraher Future Leaders' Fund Award 2016

Jul. 20, 2016

Arts Midwest is excited to introduce the recipient of the 2016 David J. Fraher Future Leaders’ Fund Award: Congratulations to Michelle Gress of Oshkosh, Wisconsin!

This award provides an opportunity for Michelle to attend the 2016 Arts Midwest Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We look forward to introducing her to our colleagues at this event in September!

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July 2016 Spotlight: Overture Center for the Arts + Companhia Urbana de Danca

Jul. 13, 2016

Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, WI presented Companhia Urbana de Danca in April 2016.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a public performance, a post-performance Q&A, Student performances, and a masterclass.

Founded in 2005, Companhia Urbana de Danca (“Companhia”) is an ensemble of Brazilian street performers working to foster the human experience through dance. Artistic...

June 2016 Spotlight: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts + Aquila Theatre Company

Jun. 16, 2016

Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in Clinton Township, MI presented Aquila Theatre Company in March 2016.

This Arts Midwest Touring Fund—supported engagement featured a public performance and pre- and post-performance discussions between the students and the actors.

The Macomb Center brings world-class entertainment to Southeast Michigan and is a center for education and enrichment. Their mission is to enhance and enrich the cultural...

Native artists share music and culture in Harbin, China

Jun. 08, 2016

Young children on stage with a large bird puppet
Gene Tagaban performs an interactive Raven Dance at the Harbin Children’s Palace in Harbin, China. Photo by Stephen Manuszak.

Arts Midwest recently toured three Native American artists to Northeastern China as part of our...

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