Ambiance Theatre Company aims to nurture unchained imaginations by diving into folklore, science fiction, memoir, history, and community narratives in order to support a haven of creative minds often left on the margins of the theatre world.
Rachel Perlmeter Productions Rachel Perlmeter Productions aims to produce, workshop, and develop an audience for the writings of the late playwright and interdisciplinary artist Rachel Perlmeter and to continue her legacy.
Dance Projects by ME aims to cultivate space for dance projects inspired by diverse styles and community exchange. They strive to create dance accessibility through choreography, education, and performance.
Aya Collective aims to to cultivate Black women writers who understand that our experience, expertise, and way of knowing is enough to educate others. They do this by centering their spirituality and cultural selves, as well as by being in community.
Art from the Inside aims to empower incarcerated artists to experience personal transformation and restoration. We believe art provides the space to imagine new ways of being and to recognize our personal and collective power to change.
Artists Collective for Community Collaborations (AC3) aims to blend art, fun, and activism to support Native American healing and identity, bridge racial and cultural divides, and mobilize communities for greater social and environmental justice.
Double Theatre aims to mount, in collaboration with Mixed Blood Theatre, a new production of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” that reimagines a famous tale of an older generation failing a younger one with a diverse array of ethnic and gender identities onstage at the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood venue in the fall of 2022
Creative Counsel aims to use the power of art and social investment to deepen and transform relationships through play.
La.dy.like aims to collaborate with and give a platform to femme-identifying artists and creatives within the Twin Cities and beyond. This is achieved through exhibition and curatorial opportunities, educational workshops, artist talks, and by bringing together visiting arts professionals who share a similar mission to engage with the Twin Cities community.
Growing Up The Hard Way, A Prodigal Child Story aims to produce a film based on the parable of the Prodigal Son using St. Paul, MN as its setting.
AHHA! aims to use the art inspired by their lived experiences as African American artists to engage residents of traditionally white suburban communities in the Twin Cities area in transformative conversations and activities that heal the breach and create mutual understanding.
Swede Hollow Arts Refuge aims to provide youth with access to music and art programs thereby attaining higher levels of academic achievement, success in life and a greater feeling of connection to the community.
PAPA projects aims to contribute meaningful and dynamic dialogue for visual artists by providing exhibition space, mentorship, and resources to artists. Within this conversation, they hope to foster a space that builds community relationships between visual artists, local cultural leaders, curators, and their various audiences.
Incorporating the Collaborative aims to establish an organization that provides health and wellness-focused personal and professional development and community engagement for disconnected Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and/or those at risk, that are aspiring/emerging artists, creatives, and social entrepreneurs.
Polyrhythmic Arts aims to integrate mental health education with creative disciplines such as creative writing, music production, and songwriting in the Twin Cities region, seeking to destroy barriers blocking residents from accessing professional creative services, such as music production and education.
Leslie Parker Dance Project aims to move Black culture forward into the future through dance-art.
Emily Michaels King Projects aims to create embodied performances that explore self-discovery and reclamation, womanhood, and bold, or supremely delicate, expressions of personal truth.
CultureWIN aims to strengthen youth’s creative potential in the arts to foster positive attitutdes and build healthier communities.
The Witness Project aims to create and implement strategies for the development and dissemination of literary work by and for underrepresented populations and, by creating opportunities for traditionally silenced voices to be heard, to serve as a catalyst for cross-cultural understanding.
Opera Reading Project aims to cultivate and elevate local performers as they prepare, polish and perform opera roles by supplying professional level training, career development and networking within a collaborative, creative and inclusive environment.