Arts Education - Three City Initiative

Actors' Fund of America

With Dana Foundation funding, the Actor's Fund will export its five year-old New York City teaching artist training course, the Actors' Work Program, to Los Angeles. While structurally the program will mirror its New York activities, it will be custo...
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Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (2006)

The Dana grant will enable the Council to offer professional development to artists and arts education programming staff at Montgomery County's small and emerging arts organizations. AHCMC will develop a roster of trained certified artists for use by...
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Ballet Hispanico - 2006

With funding from The Dana Foundation, Ballet Hispanico will design and conduct professional development workshops in accordance with the NYC Department of Education Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts: Dance. Workshops will be based on B...
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Brooklyn Philharmonic

With Dana Foundation funding, The Philharmonic will expand its School Residency Initiative, a music education program targeting Brooklyn public schools. The Initiative brings teaching artists into elementary schools for twelve weekly music lessons to...
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Center Theatre Group - 2006

The Dana grant will enable the Center Theatre Group to train and mentor teacher-artists in teaching creative dramatics through their elementary after-school arts education program called Performing for Los Angeles Youth (P.L.A.Y.). The goal of this p...
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Community Word Project - 2006

The Dana Foundation will continue to support the Teaching Artist Training and Internship Programs (TATIP) which will enable the program to reach a greater number of teaching artists. TATIP aims to create sustainable resources for public school childr...
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Empire State Partnerships for Professional Development - 2006

The Dana grant will partially fund the 2006 Empire State Partnerships Summer Seminar, a 4.5 day residential professional development retreat. The retreat is designed to build the capacity of grantees of New York State Council on the Arts' ESP Schoolw...
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Inside Out Community Arts

The Dana grant will enable Inside Out to strengthen and codify its Artist Training Program, enabling the program to function independently of the Co-Directors' continuous involvement, and supporting a long term organizational goal of building capacit...
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Jazz at Lincoln Center

The Dana grant will provide funding for the Band Director Academy (BDA) during the 2006– 2007 and 2007–2008 seasons. Developed by JALC in 1999, the BDA teaches band directors of all academic levels as well as undergraduate and graduate students to be...
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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - 2006

The Dana grant will fund the final development of a workshop entitled Designing Effective Instructional Residencies for Students. This workshop is the third of a four-part series developed to help artists and arts educators develop their own methods ...
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission - 2006

The Dana Foundation will continue to support the development and implementation of Phase II of the County-wide Arts Education Training Program. This training program directly supports Goal 2 of the Los Angeles County Regional Blueprint for Arts Educa...
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Los Angeles Philharmonic Association - 2006

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association will use Dana funds for two components of their School Partners Program: the Music Education Laboratory for LAPA musicians, teaching artists and School Partners teachers; and the Music Teacher Master Class Cli...
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Midori & Friends - 2006

The Dana grant will partially fund the implementation of six professional development modules to complement Midori & Friends' present teaching artists training (funded in part by a 2004 Dana grant). These modules will train teaching artists of all le...
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Music Center (Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County) - 2006

The Dana grant will provide partial funding for Discovering Your Voice: Arts Learning in Middle School. The project's goal is to create and pilot a professional development model for teaching artists and arts specialists that focuses exclusively on t...
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New 42nd Street - 2006

The Dana Foundation grant will support the professional development and training of teaching artists to be undertaken by The New Victory Theater. This pilot program builds upon the Theater's pre-existing training program for teaching artists, with th...
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Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University - 2006

The Dana Foundation will continue to support The Music Teacher Mentoring Program. MTMP was created by the Peabody Preparatory in collaboration with the Baltimore City Public School System to meet a growing need for coaching, mentoring and professiona...
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Performance Lab

With Dana funding, The Performance Lab will offer training, through interactive technology, to pre-service arts specialists at three New Jersey universities. Participants will learn how to develop a dance curriculum and lesson plans for both elementa...
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Renovation in Music Education

Dana Foundation funds will enable Renovation In Music Education to create a training program and materials to expand and replicate their Concert Curriculum to a wider array of orchestras, schools and communities. The Concert Curriculum sends musician...
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Shakespeare Theatre Company - 2006

The Dana Foundation will continue to support the development and refinement of the Teaching Artist Training (TAT) Program for national dissemination. The TAT program is a professional development initiative collaboratively developed by education prof...
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VSA arts - 2006

With Dana Foundation funding, VSA arts implemented a Teaching Artist Fellowship in order to develop the knowledge and skill of artists with disabilities as teaching artists. The objective is to have these teaching artists with disabilities continue t...
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Washington Performing Arts Society - 2006

With renewed funding from the Dana Foundation, the Washington Performing Arts Society will hold its fourth annual Professional Development Institute for local performing artists who conduct residencies for schoolchildren. The Institute is vital to th...
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Young Audiences, Inc.

With Dana Foundation funding, Young Audiences aims to produce 40-50 classroom-ready, No Child Left Behind-compliant, literacy-through-arts "Lesson Packages." Each Lesson Package will consist of Lesson Plan(s) and guidelines for teaching artists, alon...
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Young Audiences New York - 2006

The Dana Foundation grant will enable YANY develop an innovative model for better uniting the work of in-school performing arts specialists, YANY teaching artists, and classroom teachers in elementary and middle schools. This model will be piloted wi...
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Lincoln Center Institute - 2005

The Dana grant will provide funding for the expansion of the Teaching Artist Mentoring Project (TAMP), a national initiative to enhance the skills and understanding of teaching artists. TAMP draws on the wealth of collective expertise to mentor profe...
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Center for Arts Education - 2005

The Dana Foundation will support The Looking at Student Work (LASW) program, a series of five gatherings offered in the fall and in the spring for pairs of artists and either arts specialists or classroom teachers. The gatherings focus on student art...
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Center for Modern Dance Education

With Dana Foundation funding, The Center for Modern Dance Education will provide a series of professional development workshops for professional dance teachers who work in the public schools, with a focus on working with students who have disabilitie...
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DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative

The Dana grant will partially fund a three day Arts Integration Summer Institute for teachers and teaching artists designed to enhance the abilities of artists and staff of arts organizations to work more effectively with teachers and schools in orde...
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Education Through Music - 2005

The Dana Foundation offered continued support of Education Through Music's Teaching Artist Academy and Teacher's Institute. Teaching Artist Academy and Teacher's Institute are a series of workshops that serve teaching artists and in-school arts speci...
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Epic Theatre Center - 2005

The Dana grant will enable Epic Theatre Center to produce a comprehensive teaching artist training program that will train 6 new full-time salaried teaching artists in its "Journeys" program. The Journeys series uses ancient Greek plays such as Antig...
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Fairfield University - 2005

The Dana Foundation grant enabled Fairfield University's music education program to conduct "Music for an Urban District: Curricular Innovation," an ongoing initiative to improve music education in the Bridgeport, CT Public Schools, a challenged urba...
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Institute of Continuing Conductor Education, dba ArtsLab

The Dana grant will provide funding for "Professional Development for School Ensemble Leaders: Stage Three," the third phase of the development, delivery, follow-up, and evaluation of a resource targeted to the highly specific needs of K-12 in-school...
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Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival - 2005

The Dana Foundation grant provided funding for Jacob's Pillow's Curriculum In Motion® Professional Development Residency; for the continuing education of a dance artist teaching in Los Angeles public schools; and for the dissemination of this trainin...
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Los Angeles Master Chorale

The Dana grant will fund the Voices Within Teaching Fellowship which trains professional artists to teach the in-school artist-in-residency, Voices Within. Additionally, the grant will enable the LA Master Chorale to make Voices Within available to m...
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Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, dba Music Center - 2005

The Dana grant will provide partial funding for the Teaching Artist Study Group Project. This proposed professional development project for select teaching artists builds on lessons learned through the MCED's 2003-04 and 2004-05 Dana-funded projects....
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National Dance Institute - 2005

The Dana grant will fund fellowships for six candidates who will attend NDI's Teacher Training Program, a two-week workshop which introduces participants to NDI's philosophy, teaching techniques, classroom management, movement vocabulary, and fundame...
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New York State Alliance for Arts Education - 2005

The Dana grant will fund NYSAAE to initiate a three-phase program: Phase 1 is the creation of "The Toolkit" whereby NYSAAE will develop a Toolkit to help teaching artist trainees and arts specialists plan, implement, and evaluate its work with studen...
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Pasadena Conservatory of Music - 2005

Dana funding will enable the Conservatory to send the Young Musicians Department Chair/Teacher and three outreach teachers to two-week certification programs in Orff-Schulwerk or Kodaly pedagogies in summer programs. In addition, funds will send the ...
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Shakespeare Theatre Company - 2005

The Dana Foundation grant will enable The Shakespeare Theatre to develop and refine its Teaching Artist Training Program for national dissemination. This pilot program is a professional development initiative created collaboratively by education prof...
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STREB/Ringside, Inc.

The Dana grant will enable STREB to develop a teaching artist training program for a new dance and literacy program based on KID ACTION, its educational curriculum for children. During 2004, STREB, in collaboration with PS 147 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, ...
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Theatre for a New Audience - 2005

The Dana Foundation grant will enable Theatre for a New Audience to expand its World Theatre Program, and to enable TFANA to increase the effectiveness of teaching artists in integrating its arts programs with City and State Learning Standards in Eng...
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UC San Diego ArtsBridge

The Dana grant will enable existing ArtsBridge America programs at UCSD, the University of California, Berkeley (UCB), and the University of Utah to collaborate with two new programs at Purchase College, State University of New York and Lawrence Univ...
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Washington Performing Arts Society - 2005

The Dana Foundation grant will fund the Washington Performing Arts Society's third annual Professional Development Institute for local performing artists who conduct residencies for schoolchildren. This Institute will target WPAS' 10 to 12 Teaching A...
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William Inge Center for the Arts - 2005

The Dana grant will allow the William Inge Center for Arts to bring experts from New York's Lincoln Center's Institute for Arts in Education to rural Kansas to conduct workshops; training local and regional rural artists as teaching artists and intro...
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Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts - 2005

The Dana Foundation grant will support the recruitment and training of new teaching artists in the Washington, DC metropolitan area; the advancement of master teaching artists who work with the 14 Wolf Trap Institute regional sites throughout the cou...
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18th Street Arts Center - 2004

The Dana grant will continue support of the artist training component of SMARTS in the Schools, a three-year old collaboration among 18th Street Arts Center, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) and the Cultural Affairs Division o...
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Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation supports the activities of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Ailey School, and Ailey II, all of which contribute to the Ailey's extensive Arts in Education and Community Outreach programs. Alvin Ailey Dance Foun...
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American Place Theatre, Inc.

The Dana Foundation will once more fund The American Place Theatre's Teaching Artist Training sessions in New York and Washington, DC. Teaching Artist Training is an integral four weekend training session with professional teaching artists in specifi...
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Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Inc. - 2004

The Dana grant will fund the Association of Performing Arts Presenters' proposed Artist Educator Initiative which will create and pilot an in-depth training for professional artists who teach in schools. The initiative will be delivered in three segm...
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Choral Arts Society of Washington

The Dana Foundation grant will partially underwrite the professional development of artists involved in artsACCESS (Arts for Children Creates Educational Success in Schools). artsACCESS was launched in 1999 by The Choral Arts Society in consultation ...
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Community Word Project - 2004

For renewed support and expansion of Community Word Project's Teaching Artist Training and Internship Program (TATIP). TATIP was developed to encourage and enable artists to acquire valuable teaching skills, and to play active roles in communities th...
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Biomarkers and the Future of Treatment for Depression

Editor’s note: Doctors have a variety of drug options for treatment of depression. But there is currently no way to determine which antidepressant will work best for a given patient, which means that many people continue to suffer while their doctors...
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Irondale Ensemble Project

The Dana Foundation grant will fund a sixteen-month long training initiative which begins with a 2-week intensive company training program, followed by residencies for artist-interns. The training program will be documented, modeled and replicated fo...
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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - 2004

The Dana grant funds will be used to sustain and develop The Kennedy Center's Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) initiative which provides professional development opportunities for artists, and uses their expertise to help educate public sch...
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission - 2004

The Dana Foundation's grant will enable the LA County Arts Commission to build on the first year of the County-wide Arts Education Training Program, supported by the Dana Foundation, and replicate the model to continue to provide this level of profes...
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission - 2005

The Dana grant will continue funding the Commission's development and implementation of Phase II of the Los Angeles County Arts Education Training Program which will meet the needs of teaching artists at each stage of their career — beginning, interm...
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Metropolitan Opera Guild - 2004

The Dana Foundation grant will be used to expand the Urban Voices Choral Artist Training Program to Washington, DC in partnership with the Washington Opera. The Program trains teaching artists to work in urban schools as a means of re-committing the ...
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Midori & Friends - 2004

The grant will be used to expand professional development for teaching artists for the program's Tier 1 (an introductory program for early-grade elementary school students) and Tier 3 (children learn to play an instrument or sing during small-group i...
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Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University - 2004

The Dana Foundation will continue to support The Peabody Preparatory Music Teacher Mentoring Program (MTMP). The MTMP was developed as a collaborative initiative built upon the interests of the Peabody and the Baltimore City Public School System (BCP...
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Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, dba Music Center - 2004

The Dana grant will fund selected components of the Artist Fellowship Laboratory School Project, an extension of the annual Institute for Educators. This professional development project for teaching artists and arts specialists teachers builds on le...
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Research Foundation of the State of New York at SUNY Buffalo

The Dana Foundation grant will enable the Institute of Continuing Conductor Education (ICCE), under the auspices of The Research Foundation, to hold Stage Two of the Professional Development for School Ensemble Leaders: a second phase of the developm...
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Shakespeare Theatre Company - 2004

The Dana Foundation will continue to support Classics in the Classroom (CIC), a teacher-learning program designed to provide teachers with the tools to integrate theatre into the academic curriculum. CIC explores theatre instruction, integration and ...
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Washington Performing Arts Society - 2004

The Dana grant will fund the second year of Washington Performing Arts Society's (WPAS) Professional Development Institute, a two-day professional development institute for artists who are involved either with WPAS' Embassy Adoption Program, a partne...
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Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts - 2004

The Dana grant will help support new and advanced levels of training for Wolf Trap Institute Teaching Artists....
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Young Audiences New York - 2004

The Dana Foundation will help fund Young Audiences New York's (YANY) Teaching Artist Professional Development Program, a yearlong project that utilizes ongoing training, support and mentorship for YANY teaching artists, who provide educational perfor...
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Anne Arundel Community College

Anne Arundel Community College, located just outside of Washington, DC, is a fully accredited public, 2-year institution The Dana Foundation grant supports a program of "Professional Development for School Ensemble Leaders." This includes the develop...
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ArtsConnection - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will support ArtsConnection's professional development programs for artists in 2003-2004. Over a seventeen-month period, ArtsConnection will provide multiple opportunities for up to seventy-five artists to examine their teac...
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Ballet Hispanico - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will support a two-year professional development project for the artists who teach as part of Primeros Pasos. This project will expand the existing training program created through an intensive residency at PS 166 in NYC. Th...
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Dance/USA

The Dana Foundation grant will support a pilot series of training forums (working title - Choreographers on Campus) for dance artists and dance teachers who work with all age levels, including K-12, to consider the role of professional dance artists ...
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Education Through Music - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will fund training for artist-teachers, and for the in-school support staff for their programs. These include the Teaching Artists Academy, an intensive eight-day workshop with ongoing in-classroom mentoring, Teachers Instit...
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will support the professional development aspect of Arts for All: Los Angeles County Regional Blueprint for Arts Education, a new County initiative which aims to insure that the 1.7 million students attending County Public S...
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Los Angeles Unified School District, Arts Education Branch

The Dana Foundation grant will support "Voices," the pilot of a professional development program designed to provide in-school dance specialists with a method to teach the choreographic process, including analysis, interpretation, and judgment. The p...
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National Dance Institute - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will continue to support the two-week teacher training seminar in Los Angeles which our funding launched in 2001. NDI, as required in the 2001 Dana grant, has found local funders to match Dana's contribution. The workshop wi...
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Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, dba Music Center - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will provide for the expansion of the Institute for Educators program by creating a second "track" during the Institute. This more advance intensive workshop would be designed for Teaching Artists, In-school Arts Specialists...
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Theatre for a New Audience - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will support a pilot project to expand the teacher training associated with the Theatre's World Theatre Project, which brings classical theatre into NYC public schools. New initiatives will include forming a company of artis...
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University of California, Irvine

The Dana Foundation grant will provide support for ArtsBridge America, a program designed to address the shortage of arts specialists qualified to teach. Dana funding would support the creation of thirty ArtsBridge classrooms in schools in high-pover...
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Washington Performing Arts Society - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant will support the launch of a pilot Professional Development Institute for approximately thirty-five local DC artists in the Embassy Adoption Program, in association with the DC Public Schools. The program seeks to tie cultur...
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Young Dancers in Repertory -2003

The Dana Foundation grant will support the expansion of the Learning Through Dance Professional Development Series for teaching artists affiliated with Young Dancers in Repertory. The Series will focus on strengthening artistic and teaching skills, i...
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18th Street Arts Center - 2002

The Dana Foundation grant will allow the 18th Street Arts Complex, a residential arts center in Santa Monica, to expand a pilot project that pairs professional artists with classroom teachers. These teams collaborate to create a curriculum-based 10 w...
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Center for Arts Education - 2002

The Center for Arts Education is a granting organization that aims to put the arts back in the New York City Public Schools. The Dana Foundation grant will fund "Looking at Student Work," a program which uses student outcomes to assess the success an...
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Center for Modern Dance Education - 2002

The Center for Modern Dance Education Center teaches dance to students ages five to sixteen, and is in part for "at-risk" and alternative classrooms, as well as disabled students. The Dana Foundation grant provided support for a week long seminar to ...
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American Ballroom Theater

Dana funds will be used to export American Ballroom Theater’s Dancing Classrooms program to Suffolk County, Long Island.  ABrT has designed this initiative to address the expressed needs of the Suffolk County arts education community while simultaneo...
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Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (2007)

AHCMC will use Dana funds to expand their training program, The Teaching Artist Training Institute, to enable more teaching artists to be effective educators and increase their pedagogical knowledge.  This project is an expansion of the Dana-funded f...
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Arts Horizons, Inc.

Dana funds will be used for Arts Horizons' Special-Needs Professional Development Initiative, a two-year professional development training model for special-needs teaching artists.  The first year of professional development will include informationa...
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ArtsConnection - 2007

The Dana Foundation grant will enable ArtsConnection to offer a mentoring program that supports artists who are becoming educators and creates new professional opportunities for veteran teaching artists. The ten-hour course, for five veteran teaching...
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Carnegie Hall

The Dana grant will fund the teacher-training component of The Academy: A Program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute. In collaboration with the New York City Department of Education, the pilot year of this fellowshi...
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Center Theatre Group - 2007

With renewed funding from The Dana Foundation, Center Theatre Group will continue to train and mentor teaching artists through their elementary after-school creative dramatics program.  Teaching artists are selected to participate in one week of trai...
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CityDance Ensemble

Dana funds will be used to expand The CityDance Institute for Dance Education which provides training to dance education professionals teaching in the Early Arts program.  The Institute instructs dance teachers in classroom management, dance educatio...
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City Lore, Inc.

Dana funding will enable City Lore to create a model training program designed to prepare traditional artists to work as teaching artists in public schools.  The training will include professional development opportunities through a 3-day Artist Inst...
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ClancyWorks Dance Company

With Dana funding, ClancyWorks will hold the Dance Educators Training Institute, a program to train in-school arts specialists and professional artists to teach dance and creative movement at the middle and high school levels in Baltimore County Publ...
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(Out)Laws & Justice - 2007

Dana funding enabled (Out)Laws & Justice to offer 60 hours of Professional Training for theatre-teaching artists and classroom teachers. The training built upon the existing theatre, history and language arts curriculum in schools and was combined wi...
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Creative Arts Team, Inc.

Creative Arts Team (CAT) will expand its pilot training program launched in 2006 for professional actors who are graduates of CAT's Youth Theatre to become CAT Actor/Teachers.  In 2007 and 2008, the program will become more formalized, and will inclu...
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Education Through Music - 2007

ETM will use Dana funds for training programs which aim to improve artists' abilities to educate children in music, as well as to support integration and advocacy.  Training includes a series of workshops supported with ongoing mentoring that primari...
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Empire State Partnerships for Professional Development - 2007

The Dana grant will enable The Empire State Partnerships to plan, implement, and evaluate their 2007 Summer Seminar, a 4.5 day residential professional development retreat. This retreat is designed to help build the capacity of grantees of New York S...
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Epic Theatre Center - 2007

With renewed funding from The Dana Foundation, Epic will expand their Teaching Artists Training Program.  This initiative, which will now include a Summer Institute, will expose  new teaching artist trainees more fully to the creative side of an Epic...
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Jazz House Kids, Inc.

The Dana grant will fund a pilot program of the Jazz Education Professional Development Series. Thirty-two band and choral teachers from public middle and high schools throughout Essex County, New Jersey will have the opportunity to participate in a ...
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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - 2007

The Dana grant will fund the fourth and final seminar of the Kennedy Center’s Professional Development for Artists program entitled Leading Effective Residencies for Students.  The Kennedy Center created the four-part series to help artists and arts ...
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission - 2007

The Dana Foundation grant will be applied towards continued implementation of the Professional Artist School-based Training Program. This county-wide training program is the only comprehensive professional development program in Los Angeles County th...
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Los Angeles Philharmonic Association - 2007

Dana funds will be used by the Philharmonic for two professional development initiatives: The Music Education Laboratory and Music Teacher Instrumental Masterclasses.   The Music Education Laboratory is a comprehensive and sequential year-long curric...
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New 42nd Street - 2007

Dana funds will be used to provide advanced training to teaching artists who are currently participating in a pilot round of professional development training supported by a Dana grant awarded in 2006. The proposed new round of training incorporates ...
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New York State Alliance for Arts Education - 2007

The New York State Alliance for Arts Education in collaboration with the Association of Teaching Artists and in consultation with the Arts In Education Program of the New York State Council on the Arts will implement a training program, entitled Teac...
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Pasadena Conservatory of Music - 2007

Dana funds will be used for advanced professional training for faculty members working in The Conservatory's outreach programs in public schools in Pasadena.  The instructors will attend two-week certification programs in Orff-Schulwerk or Kodaly in ...
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UCI Center for Learning Through the Arts

The Dana Foundation will fund a two-year professional development program for students who are pre-service teaching artists at University of California, Irvine, University of California, Los Angeles, and California State University, Long Beach. Instr...
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William Inge Center for the Arts - 2007

The Dana Foundation will provide funding for a third year of training in Aesthetic Education through a partnership with the Lincoln Center Institute (LCI) for the Arts in Education. The program will continue to identify likely teaching artists and cl...
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Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts - 2007

Funding from Dana will support the recruitment and training of 20 new teaching artists in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and the advancement of 28 master teaching artists from the Institute's 16 regional sites throughout the country.  The prima...
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Young Dancers in Repertory - 2007

With Dana funds, Young Dancers in Repertory will offer the Learning Through Dance Professional Development Series II. This project will provide 60 hours of comprehensive instruction for YDR teaching artists and programming staff.   Workshops will tak...
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Young Playwrights' Theatre

With Dana funds, Young Playwrights’ Theatre will train fifteen professional playwrights in YPT's approach to integrating an artistic process into the classroom that directly addresses English Language Arts standards. The training of these teaching ar...
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Community Word Project - 2002

The Dana Foundation grant will allow CWP to expand their teaching-artist training and internship program that trains artists in teaching skills and community interaction. They also will expand their Professional Development workshops for classroom te...
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American Place Theatre - 2001

The Dana Foundation grant enabled American Place Theatre (APT) to expand its teacher-training program, Teacher's Place, in Los Angeles and to launch the program in Washington, DC Teacher's Place instructs classroom teachers in how to use theater tech...
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ArtsConnection - 2001

The Dana Foundation grant allowed ArtsConnection to conduct a research/evaluation project to study how children learn through the arts and how this knowledge can aid teaching methods. The program, focused on classroom teachers and artist instructors,...
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Music and the Brain

The Dana Foundation grant enabled Music and the Brain to improve and expand the teacher workshops it conducts. The workshops train in-school music specialists and music interns from local conservatories in the Music and the Brain method of keyboard i...
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National Dance Institute - 2001

The Dana Foundation grant enabled the National Dance Institute to export its artist training program to Los Angeles. NDI presented two annual training workshops in 2001 and 2002, instructing professional dancers to teach the NDI method in the schools...
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The Music Center (Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County) - 2001

The Dana Foundation grant allowed The Music Center to develop "Institute Online" that employs interactive technology to extend the impact of the Center's Institute for Educators. The Institute is an annual weeklong program held during the summer desi...
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New York City Department of Education

The Dance Education Unit of the BOE directs the dance education initiative in grades pre-K through 12 in New York City Public Schools. The Dana Foundation grant produced the Dance Institute, a thirty-plus hour course for in-school dance specialists. ...
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Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center of the University of Maryland

The Dana Foundation grant provided funding to expand and improve the Common Threads Institute, a one-week program started in 2001 that seeks to revitalize training for in-school arts specialists. Institute participants consider the common threads of ...
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CREATE!

CREATE! provides performances and arts residencies in the public schools. The Dana Foundation grant funded a pilot program to formalize training for teaching artists that includes enhancing artists/school relations, curriculum integration and mentori...
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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - 2002

The Dana grant enabled the Kennedy Center to expand their "Changing Education Through the Arts" (CETA) project that is designed to help classroom teachers facilitate the arts in their classrooms. It is a three-year, systematic, self-sustaining profes...
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Metropolitan Opera Guild - 2002

The Dana Foundation grant allowed the Metropolitan Opera to develop and implement the Choral Artist Training Program. This project trains musicians as choral directors for the public schools. They are then able to provide a base of musical training f...
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The Peabody Institute - 2002

The Dana Foundation grant allowed the Peabody Institute to expand their Music Teacher Mentoring Program, developed with Baltimore City Public Schools to increase the capacity and quality of music in the schools. Senior teachers from Peabody mentor pu...
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Shakespeare Theatre Company - 2002

With Dana finding, the Shakespeare Theatre implemented a pilot program for the DC Public Schools based on curriculum standards. The program provided professional development for classroom teachers in theater instruction, integration, and assessment. ...
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Community~Word Project - 2003

The Dana Foundation grant allowed CWP to expand their teaching-artist training and internship program that trains artists in teaching skills and community interaction. They also expanded their Professional Development workshops for classroom teachers...
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ArtsBridge America

The Dana Foundation grant supports several projects: training and placement of ArtsBridge Scholars in three states as teaching artists in under-performing K-12 classrooms; the compilation of training materials and tools utilized on each campus; the e...
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ArtsConnection - 2008

With Dana Foundation funding, ArtsConnection will recruit and train four new puppetry teaching artists for their sequential puppetry curriculum (which will be expanded into the high school level) and develop a training model for replication.  The tea...
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Bluepalm: Art Culture Education

Bluepalm is a team of professional artist/educators, working with the Los Angeles County Office of Education, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, school districts, and individual sites to deliver sequential, standards-based arts programs. With Da...
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Center for Arts Education - 2008

Since 2002, The Center for Arts Education has partnered with PS 37R, a special education school serving severely disabled students in Staten Island, to facilitate arts education partnerships and offer professional development opportunities for their ...
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Center Theatre Group - 2008

Center Theatre Group received a third year of funding to continue to train and mentor teaching artists through their elementary after-school creative dramatics program called P.L.A.Y. Up to ten teaching artists are selected to participate in one week...
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Choral Arts Society of Washington - 2008

The Choral Arts Society received funding to provide professional development for 15 teaching artists currently participating in their arts education program, artsACCESS. The professional development will allow the participants to improve lesson plans...
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CityDance Ensemble - 2008

The Dana Foundation granted funding for further expansion of The CityDance Institute for Dance Education which provides training to dance education professionals teaching the CityDance Early Arts program.  Early Arts is an outreach education program ...
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ClancyWorks Dance Company - 2008

ClancyWorks received continued funding for the Dance Educators Training Institute, a program to train in-school arts specialists and professional artists to teach dance and creative movement at the middle and high school levels in Baltimore County Pu...
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Creative Arts Team, Inc. - 2008

The Dana Foundation granted continued funding for Creative Arts Team’s (CAT) training program launched in 2006 for professional actors who are graduates of CAT's Youth Theatre to become teachers of the Youth Theatre program.  About twenty CAT Actor/T...
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Creative Leaps International

Creative Leaps received funding to offer professional development to the staff of a new model school known as "ArtPeace@East" embedded within East High School in the Rochester City School District of New York.  The ArtPeace School is a new educationa...
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DreamYard Project, Inc.

During school year 2007-08, DreamYard launched the first year of the Bronx Arts Learning Community, a culmination of what the organization has learned from its partners and constituents over the past thirteen years. The Arts Learning Community is a p...
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Education Through Music – Los Angeles

Education Through Music – Los Angeles is the first affiliate of Education Through Music, the New York-based music education program.   Education Through Music – LA partners with schools in underserved areas within Los Angeles County, and in its secon...
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Empire State Partnerships for Professional Development - 2008

The Dana grant enables The Empire State Partnerships to plan, implement, and evaluate their 2008 Summer Seminar, a 4.5 day residential professional development retreat to be held in July 2008. This retreat is designed to help build the capacity of gr...
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Fairfield University - 2008

Fairfield University received renewed funding for “Music for an Urban District: Curricular Innovation,” their music education program’s ongoing initiative to improve music education in the Bridgeport, CT Public Schools.  The program provides Bridgepo...
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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana received support for development of their Spanish Dance Curriculum and training in the curriculum for their 11 professional artists.  The organization hopes that with this curricular framework and training, Flamenco Vivo...
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Kids Excel El Paso

Kids Excel El Paso (KEEP) is an official affiliate of New York City- based National Dance Institute and follows the NDI model for its arts education programs.  Kids Excel El Paso received Dana Foundation support to institute and develop a KEEP Appren...
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Los Angeles County Arts Commission - 2008

For the sixth consecutive year, The Dana Foundation provided funding to the Arts Commission to build on the first five years of the Professional Artist School-based Training Program. This county-wide training program is the only comprehensive profess...
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Los Angeles Philharmonic Association - 2008

The Philharmonic received renewed support for its professional development initiative, The Music Education Laboratory.   The Music Education Laboratory is a comprehensive and sequential year-long curriculum for teaching artists and Philharmonic music...
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Mark DeGarmo & Dancers/Dynamic Forms, Inc.

In order to expand the Schools Partnership Program into additional schools, Mark DeGarmo & Dancers/Dynamic Forms received funding to offer its Teaching Artist Training Institute to fifteen teaching artists and prospective teaching artists.  The Insti...
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The Music Center Education Division (Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County) - 2008

The Music Center Education Division received Dana funding for their Teaching Artist Apprentice Program.  The program’s goal is to help new teaching artists gain the skills needed to work in schools through the Music Center's programs.  The Music Cent...
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National Dance Institute - 2008

NDI received a Dana grant to provide two additional two-week Teacher Training workshops and o offer more scholarships to attendees of those workshops.  The additional trainings will help NDI expand and enhance their program and enable them to better ...
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New 42nd Street, Inc./New Victory Theatre - 2008

The Dana Foundation grant enables The New Victory to expand its Professional Development Program for returning teaching artists to include opportunities to mentor, teach and lead their less experienced peers. At the same time, The New Vic will formal...
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(Out)Laws & Justice - 2008

 (Out)Laws & Justice is a grade eight interdisciplinary curriculum integrating the multiple subjects of history/social studies, language arts and drama. The curriculum is framed in such a way that compels students to critically reflect on westward ex...
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Pentacle (Danceworks, Inc.)

Pentacle received funding to develop and implement a comprehensive professional development program for the in-school arts specialists with whom it partners. This program helps to integrate Behind the Scenes into the school curriculum, develop strong...
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Theatre Communications Group

In an effort to give theatre educators the skills and resources they need to document and report the impact of their work to funders and schools, TCG launched the Theatre Education Assessment Models (TEAM) program.  TEAM addresses the problem of thea...
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Theatre for a New Audience - 2008

Dana Foundation funding enables TFANA to expand and strengthen its three in-school education programs. The World Theatre Program is a 12-week residency in which NYC Public School students in grades 5-8 see a Shakespeare play produced at TFANA and stu...
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Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

Using Dana Foundation funds, The Monk Institute will offer Jazzing Up Jazz Band, a professional development program for 50 middle and high school band directors from public schools in the greater Los Angeles area.  The goal of the program is to provi...
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VSA arts - 2008

VSA arts received funding to expand the Teaching Artist Fellowship, piloted in 2007 using Dana funds.  The goal of the Fellowship is to develop the knowledge and skill of artists with disabilities as teaching artists. Up to six artists each year will...
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Young Audiences Maryland

Young Audiences of Maryland has partnered with the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance and the Maryland State Arts Council to form the Teaching Artist Institute (TAI). The Dana Foundation grant enables YAMD to expand the training opportunitie...
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Young Audiences, Inc. - 2008

In 2005, Young Audiences launched Arts for Learning (A4L), a supplemental literacy program that brings together students, classroom teachers, and teaching artists to engage in arts-integrated literacy learning. A4L includes units of instruction desig...
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