The BAND Group aims to produce live theatrical productions and provide education programming to help those that help others further the cause of a world that wants to move Beyond Acceptance to one that exists with No Discrimination.
Springboard’s Incubator is a fiscal sponsorship program that provides sponsorship for arts groups and individual artist projects that do not want (or are not ready) to become tax-exempt nonprofit organizations. In other words, we make it possible for groups to receive tax-deductible grants and donations as they grow. In addition, Incubator artists receive support for their fundraising and marketing efforts, legal referrals, and networking support.
Incubator is designed for arts groups and individual artist projects that have a nonprofit purpose and/or are looking at becoming their own tax exempt nonprofit organization. Sponsored projects must be artist-led, fit with the mission of Springboard for the Arts, and be based in or producing work in Minnesota. Learn more about the Incubator program here.
Check out our current Incubator projects below, or use the filters to your left to find more projects!
Theatre 55 aims to foster lifelong learning through theatre performance and education.
The Globetrotting Peacock aims to make theater and film that explores international perspectives and stories.
Curiosita: An Artists Collective aims to use a collaborative ensemble-oriented approach to produce artistically philosophical, poetic, and compelling arts which inspire curiosity, play, love, and kindness within Minnesota.
Brass Lassie aims to bring the music, song, and step dances of Scotland and Ireland to performing arts and community centers in the state of Minnesota.
Fab 6 aims to present music at venues around Minnesota honoring the contributions of George Martin, Beatles Producer.
Perpetual Motion: a fashion zine aims to showcase the personal style of local LGBTQ Asian Americans through a self-published fashion magazine.
Locally Grown Theatre aims to nurture the love of theater arts within the community and grow artists of all ages through experimentation in multiple theatrical forms.
Funny Asian Women Kollective (FAWK) aims to combat the invisibility and dehumanization of Asian and Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) women using theater, performance art, and comedy.
Arbeit Opera Theatre aims to fuse multiple forms of art to create a diverse artistic community and to share the excitement of Opera Theatre with as many communities as possible.
See-Saw Theatre Lab aims to produce new scripts, devise stories, mix performance modalities, and adapt classics to our modern times in order to investigate and celebrate the breadth of our humanity.
Black Bears and Blueberries Publishing aims to create and develop Native children’s books for all young people written by Native authors and illustrators.
An Exquisite Bouquet Theatre Company aims to use the elemental force of empathy to form an electric, vital bond between performer and audience that allows us to challenge the narratives that underpin and shape our experience as social beings.
The APIA MN Film Collective aims to create space and opportunities for the Asian Pacific Islander America (APIA) filmmaking community in the Twin Cities.
Project Bike aims to lead a state wide bicycle tour with local artists setting the destinations.
Print Arts Midwest aims to preserve the various expressions of print and foster collaboration with a diverse ecosystem of artists.
Rondo Family reunion aims to capture photos and stories from the Rondo Diaspora for the purposes of creating a public art lawn sign installation, a book, and a public performance.
Autoptic aims to promote, exhibit, and advocate for independent, creator-owned artwork and creative expression of all kinds.
10th Wave aims to revolutionize the performance of traditional classical music in innovative concert programs that incorporate interdisciplinary arts to reconnect and engage with audiences.
Kosmos International Music Association aims to give Twin Cities residents of all ages and from all walks of life the opportunity to grasp the interconnectedness of peoples and cultures throughout history and around the world. By organizing and conducting events all connected through music, such as concerts, master classes and workshops, and collaborating with other cultural, educational and arts organizations, we strive to create a greater understanding and appreciation of all peoples of the world.