For free physical science field trips to the Science Center including a pre-visit and post-visit school-based curriculum, transportation, live stage show and demonstration, planetarium show and large-scale traveling exhibit
To open the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training, a two-year professional training program for actors and directors scheduled to open in fall 2011
To develop and launch programming for the TU Dance Center including dance classes and a summer intensive, making the center a hub of community and professional activity for local and regional dance
To provide a lecture series with notable internationally renowned artists and thereby offer the Charlotte region an in-depth look at the creative process and the power of moving and still images
To deepen amateur musicians' engagement with classical music by offering adults opportunities to perform alongside the orchestra's professionals.
To attract and retain diverse, new audience members to performances and education programs
To support the production of the Keepers of the Art Music Showcase and “Teen Forum” - a concert, event series and public television program that will explore societal issues and engage the community through the celebration of “true school” Hip-Hop.
To promote South Florida's inherent relationship with art and the environment through the launch of a series of performance art projects presented in outdoor spaces
To expand the "Arts4School" program already in place in East Palo Alto's Costaño Elementary School and to replicate it in east San Jose's Lyndale Elementary School
To break down barriers of access to the performing arts and touch the lives of residents with Random Acts of Culture (RAC), a series of unexpected, spontaneous cultural performances in non-traditional settings
To build audiences for classical programming by providing a new 'Cross-Over Classical' series presenting world-renowned pops and contemporary artists with orchestra for The Mann's 2011-13 summer seasons
To launch an undergraduate course and speaker series that will explore the artist's role and responsibility to enrich and engage their community.