Performing Arts Guidelines

Grants

September 15, 1991

Guidelines and applications for the 1992-1993 Mid-Atlantic Performing Arts Touring Program to support professional touring artists are available.

The music and theater component supports professional music and theater companies and artists, paying up to 30 percent of their fees when appearing for non-profit organizations that present professional musicians, ensembles, theater companies, and individual artists based within the region, but outside the presenters' state.

Support is available for projects that serve rural communities with limited cultural resources, serve culturally diverse audiences, present culturally diverse artists or creators of contemporary and traditional work.

Applications will be reviewed by a panel of experts.Particular attention should be paid to artistic excellence, presenter programming quality and continuity, audience development efforts, planned residency activities, and partnership with other presenters.

Support is available for projects taking place between June 1, 1992and May 31, 1993. Complete applications are due 5 p.m. March 2. Notification will be made by the end of May 1992.

Dance on tour support is available for projects taking place between June 1, 1992 and May31, 1993. Complete applications are due 5 p.m. Feb. 3. Notification will be made by April 15, 1992.

To learn more, write to Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, 11 E. Chase St., Suite 2A, Baltimore, 21202.

Information: (301) 539-6656.

SHADY SIDE PRESENTATION

Anne Arundel County Executive Robert R. Neall will present a grant from the Community Promotion fund to the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society, during a reception 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Captain Salem Avery House, 1418 E.W.Shady Side Road.

Admission is $25 per person for non-members. Allproceeds go to benefit the Museum Fund. Most of the structural work has been completed on what was the original home of Captain Avery, and some of the furniture is in place.

Reservations: (301) 261-5234.

YES GETS $400,000

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Anne Arundel County School District a grant totaling almost $400,000, for the Youth Experiencing Success Plus program (YES) operated by the district.

The program targets students who are at risk if dropping out of school before graduation, by providing them special social skills and integrating them into the business community. This provides both work experience and academic credits for work performed.

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