Spirited Impact Campaign aims to use the feature documentary Spirited as an artistic tool to gather, connect, and build community while educating about Hmong issues, culture and indigenous spiritual practices. Learn more at the project’s website.
Once Removed aims to listen as LGBTQ people from the Upper Midwest talk about family, both The families that made us and families we make.
Comedy Suitcase aims to serve as a Twin Cities-based theatrical production company dedicated to creating live comedy for all-ages.
The Red Light House aims to serve as a queer collective providing a versatile and intimate arts space out of a home in North Minneapolis. Their unique space serves as a platform for dreamers and doers looking to bring their ideas to life.
Banana Leaf Collective aims to serve as a Twin Cities- based community exploring the intersection of storytelling; mutual aid practices; and cultural work as a means of combating systems of oppression.
1 Earth United aims to inspire and motivate connections among different cultures. They do this through the universal healing power of the arts, music and dance connecting the right Indigenous artists with the right venue.
BuckSlam MN aims to facilitate regular poetry slams, readings, and performances in and around the Twin Cities. They believe poetry is a necessary tool of collective liberation and seek to empower a diverse community of spoken word poets by making the art form welcoming, safe, and accessible for all.
Minneapolis Choir Co-Op aims to serve as a performing arts organization that strives to create opportunities for musicians to practice their craft by connecting budding composers, conductors, and instrumentalists with ensemble singers. Learn more at the organization’s website.
Kith + Kin Chorus aims to build community, spread joy and give in service of others through harmony.
AMPLIFY MPLS aims to develop immersive multimedia experiences to engage art lovers in the media production process and content to amplify the voices of Minneapolis changemakers at the intersection of art, culture, and education. The mission of AMPLIFY MPLS is to demystify the media production process, invite participants into a collaborative creation process, encourage participants to own their storytelling power, and amplify the voices of marginalized communities.
Relapse aims to put on a production of a new musical, Relapse, that shines a light on the impact and collateral damage of addiction within family systems. The project will connect the theatrical and recovery communities and offer audiences resources for healing and further action.
Queer & Funny Improv Festival aims to highlight the diversity of queer comedic voices, spread the joy of improv as an art form, and create a space where all can enjoy themselves while being their full selves.
The Snips aims to serve as a feminist fiber arts collective that welcomes all makers. Their work focuses on the intersection of femininity, handicrafts, and pop culture.
STRONGmovement aims to use the universal language of dance as a platform to tell stories and bring communities together related to society and humanity.
Center for Performing Arts Minneapolis aims to engage artists and youth in community development and eliminate prejudice and discrimination by generating opportunities for cross-cultural exchange. They aim to provide quality arts education and create access to essential arts resources for youth, artists, and culture bearers, thereby ensuring the healthy growth and sustainability of local communities. […]
Art Heals aims to use art to build community, integrative health, and wellness. We offer creative arts expression for healing and transformation. We mindfully and creatively lead BIPOC individuals, groups, and organizations in the process of discovery that ignites inner knowing through the exploration and production of art.
THEATRE23 aims to produce shows that matter. By exclusively choosing new works, they aim to share authentically.
Slant Arts aims to preserve African American Folk Tales, Rituals, and Traditions. They merge both the visual and performing arts, by providing programming, exhibits, and performances rooted in African American storytelling. They aim to guide creatives, emerging and established in learning more about their culture and heritage while establishing their own artistic voice and process.
Body Prayers aims to influence and aid in the Healing Process of all Black people; Using Dance, Revolutionary Love Practices, Dreaming, Education, and Community Fellowship as a tool for social, economic, and emotional Liberation.
The Great Community Sing Along aims to produce a sing along in the Twin Cities, MN, with performances accompanied by the audience, the in house pipe organ and audio visual of historical photos, at the Heights Theatre in Minneapolis.