2008 PERFORMING ARTS GRANTS

Lincoln Center | Dance | Music & Opera | Performance Art | Presenters | Professional Education & Development | Special Projects | Theater
 
LINCOLN CENTER
$100,000 | Vivian Beaumont Theater, Inc. Lincoln Center Theater
Andre Bishop, Artistic Director
Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$150,000 | Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Inc.
David Finckel and Wu Han, Artistic Directors
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$150,000 | Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Inc.
David Finckel and Wu Han, Artistic Directors
General operating support for the 2008-2009 season.
$300,000 | Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
Wynton Marsalis, Artistic Director
A two-year grant to support the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons
$100,000 | Juilliard School, The
Joseph W. Polisi, President
Support for drama division fourth year performances during the 2008-2009 academic year.
$25,000 | Juilliard School, The
Joseph W. Polisi, President
Support for "The Death of Klinghoffer" as part of Juilliard's Focus! Festival in January 2009.

$125,000 | Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Reynold Levy, President
Support for the 2007-2008 season of "Live From Lincoln Center."

$50,000 | Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Reynold Levy, President
Support for the 2008-2009 season of New Visions.

$25,000 | Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Scott Nopi-Bandon Executive Director
Support for the Lincoln Center Institute Repertory in 2007-2008.

$400,000 | New York City Ballet, Inc.
Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief
A two-year grant to support the creation of new works during the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons.
$250,000 | New York City Opera Inc.
Paul Kellogg, General and Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008season.
$50,000 | New York Public Library
Paul LeClerc, President
Patrick Hoffman, Director, Theatre on Film & Tape Program

Support for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (TOFT) for fiscal year 2008-2009.
$250,000 | Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, Inc.
Zarin Mehta, President and Executive Director
Loren Maazel, Music Director

Support for three series for fiscal year 2007-2008, Inside the Music, Hear & Now and Rush Hour Concerts.
$250,000 | Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, Inc.
Zarin Mehta, President and Executive Director
Loren Maazel, Music Director

Support for three series in fiscal year 2008-2009: "Inside the Music," "Hear and Now," and "Rush Hour."
$35,000 | School of American Ballet, Inc.
Peter Martins, Chairman of Faculty
Marjorie Van Dercook, Executive Director

Support for the School of American Ballet's Music Program in 2007-2008.
 
DANCE
$40,000 | Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.
Judith Jamison, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008-2009 season.
$10,000 | The Armitage Foundation Ltd.
Karole Armitage, Artistic Director
General operating support for Armitage Gone! Dance in fiscal year 2008-2009.
$15,000 | Ballet Hispanico of New York
Tina Ramirez, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007 New York City season at The Joyce Theater.
$60,000 | Ballet Theatre Foundation, Inc.
Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008 New York City seasons at the Metropolitan Opera and City Center.
$15,000 | Trisha Brown Dance Company, Inc.
Trisha Brown, Artistic Director
General operating support in fiscal year 2008-2009.
$7,500 | Dance Continuum, Inc.
Susan Marshall, Artistic Director
Support for Susan Marshall's company during the 2008 season.
$25,000 | Dance Theater Workshop, Inc.
Marion K. Dienstag, Executive Director
Cathy Edwards, Artistic Director
Craig Peterson, Artistic Director

General operating support in fiscal year 2007-2008.
$12,500 | Dancing in the Streets Inc.
Aviva Davidson, Executive Director and Producer
General operating support for fiscal year 2008.
$20,000 | Danspace Project, Inc.
Laurie Uprichard, Executive Director
General operating support for the 2007-2008 season.
$40,000 | Discalced, Inc.
Mark Morris, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | DOVA, Inc.
Doug Varone, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008-2009 season.
$10,000 | Foundation for Dance Promotion
Bill T. Jones, Artistic Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$25,000 | Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, Inc.
Janet Eilber, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008-2009 New York season.
$100,000 | Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc.
Linda Shelton, Executive Director
Support for the New York City based companies during the 2007-2008 season
$10,000 | Parson's Dance Foundation, Inc.
David Parson, Artistic Director and Co-Founder
General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$10,000 | Ringside, Inc.
Elizabeth Streb, Artistic Director
Support for programs at its home space, The Streb Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM), located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn during the 2007-2008 season
$40,000 | Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, Inc.
Paul Taylor, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
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MUSIC and OPERA
$10,000 | American Composers Orchestra, Inc.
Robert Beaser, Artistic Director

General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$15,000 | American Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
Leon Botstein, Music Director
Support for the 2008 season
$12,500 | Bang on a Can, Inc.
Michael Gordon, Artistic Director
David Lang, Artistic Director
Julia Wolfe, Artistic Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$15,000 | Bargemusic, Ltd.
Olga Bloom,Founder and Chairman
Mark Peskanov, President, Artistic and Executive Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Bronx Opera Company
Michael Spierman, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008 season.
$30,000 | Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Christie, Music Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$550,000 | Carnegie Hall Society, Inc.
Clive Gillinson, Artistic and Executive Director
A two-year grant to support the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons.
$7,500 | City Grand Opera Society, Inc.
Vincent La Selva, Artistic and Musical Director
Support for the Free Opera in Central Park in 2008.
$7,500 | Da Capo Chamber Players, Inc.
Ronnie Boriskin, Administrator
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$7,500 | Di Capo Opera Theatre Corp.
Diane Martindale, Artistic Director
Michael Capasso, General Director

General operating support for the 2008-2009 season.
$10,000 | Early Music Foundation, Inc.
Frederick Renz, Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$12,500 | Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center-Lucy Moses School for Music and Dance
Lydia Kontos, Executive Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season of music programming at Merkin Hall and other venues.
$10,000 | The Gotham Chamber Opera Inc.
Neal Goren, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$7,500 | Music at the Anthology Inc.
Philip Glass, Executive Producer
Lisa Bielawa, Artistic Director

Support for the 2009 MATA Festival
$15,000 | New York Festival of Song, Inc.
Michael Barrett, Artistic Director
Steven Blier, Artistic Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$30,000 | Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Inc.
Graham Parker, Executive Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season
$7,500 | Performers' Committee, Inc.
Cheryl Seltzer, Director
Joel Sachs, Co-Director

General operating support for Continuum's 2008-2009 season.
$12,500 | Riverside Symphony, Inc.
George Rothman, Music Director
Anthony Korf, Artistic Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season
$10,000 | Roulette
Jim Staley, Producer
General operating support for the 2007-2008 season.
$35,000 | St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Inc.
Marianne C. Lockwood, President and Executive Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season of performances and educational programs.
$15,000 | Twin Lions Inc.
Omus Hirshbein, Director/President

Support for the "Free for All at Town Hall" in spring 2008.
$10,000 | World Music Institute, Inc.
Robert H. Browning, Executive and Artistic Director
General operating support for the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
$10,000 | Young Men's & Young Women's Hebrew Association
Hanna Arie-Gaifman, Director
Kristin Lancino, Artistic Advisor

Support for musical presentations by the Tisch Center for the Arts during the 2008-2009 season.
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PERFORMANCE ART
$10,000 | House Foundation for the Arts, Inc.
Meredith Monk, Performing Artist & Founder
General operating support for fiscal year 2008.
 
$10,000 | Pick Up Performance Company, Inc.
David Gordon, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season
 
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PRESENTERS
$15,000 | Aaron Davis Hall, Inc.
Patricia Cruz, Executive Director

General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$10,000 | The Asia Society, Inc.
Support for the 2008-2009 New York performing arts season.
$550,000 | Brooklyn Academy of Music, Inc.
Karen B. Hopkins, President
Joseph Melillo, Executive Producer

A two-year grant to support the 2009 and 2010 spring seasons.
$10,000 | Brooklyn Information & Culture, Inc.
Jack Walsh, Co-Producer
Support for the 2008 season of Celebrate Brooklyn.
$15,000 | Center for Traditional Music and Dance
Ethel Raim, Artistic and Executive Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$12,500 | Haleakala, Inc.
Debra Singer, Executive Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$15,000 | Home for Contemporary Theatre and Art, Ltd.
Kristin Marting, Executive Director
Support for the 2008-2009 season.
$10,000 | Japan Society, Inc.
Paula S. Lawrence, Director, Performing Arts
Support for the Performing Arts Program's 2008-2009 season.
$12,500 | Kings Majestic Corporation
Maurine D. Knighton, Executive Producer & President
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$20,000 | Miller Theatre at Columbia University
George Steel, Executive Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season at Miller Theater.
$10,000 | Open Channels NY, Inc.
Ellie Covan, Founder/Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$25,000 | St. Ann Center for Restoration and the Arts, Inc.
Susan Feldman, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season..
$15,000 | Symphony Space
Isaiah Sheffer, Artistic Director
Support for the "Wall to Wall Bach" to be held in May 2008.
$7,500 | Town Hall Foundation
Lawrence C. Zucker, Executive and Artistic Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2008-2009.
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PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT
$12,500 | Concert Artists Guild, Inc.
Richard S. Weinert, President
Support for the 2007-2008 fiscal season.
$10,000 | Marilyn Horne Foundation Inc.
Marilyn Horne, President & Artistic Director
Support for a series of three master classes at the 4-day The Song Continues....2008 music festival in January 2008.
$25,000 | Manhattan School of Music
Marta Istomin, President
Support for the 2008 Professional Musical Theater Workshop.
$25,000 | The New School
Joseph Colaneri, Artistic Director, Mannes Opera
Support for the Mannes Opera program in fiscal year 2008-2009.
$10,000 | New Dramatists, Inc.
Todd London, Artistic Director
Joel K. Ruark, Executive Director

Support for the playwright development program in fiscal year 2008.
$10,000 | New York Youth Symphony, Inc.
Barry Goldberg, Executive Director
General operating support for the 2007-2008 season.
$12,500 | Opera Orchestra of New York, Inc.
Eve Queler, Music Director
Support for the Young Artists Program during the 2007-2008 season.
$12,500 | Young Concert Artists, Inc.
Susan Wadsworth, Founder and Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
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SPECIAL PROJECTS
$5,000 | Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts
Sharon Jensen, Executive Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$35,000 | Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, Inc.
Virginia P. Louloudes, Executive Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$10,000 | Dance U S A
General operating support for Dance/NYC in 2008-2009 fiscal year.
$15,000 | George Balanchine Foundation, Inc.
Barbara Horgan, Chairman
Paul H. Epstein, President

Support for the Video Archives series.
$15,000 | High 5 Tickets to the Arts, Inc.
General operating support for fiscal year 2008.
$20,000 | National Dance Institute, Inc.
Jacques D'Amboise, Founder
Lesli R. Kapell, Executive Director

Support for the In-School Program in fiscal year 2008.
$7,500 | Theatre Development Fund, Inc.
Victoria Bailey, Executive Director
Support for the Theatre Access Project (TAP) in fiscal year 2008.
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THEATER

$17,500 | Atlantic Theater Company
Neil Pepe, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$20,000 | Big Apple Circus Ltd.
Paul Binder, Artistic Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2008-2009.
$10,000 | Builders Association Inc.
Marianne Weems, Artistic Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2008.
$12,500 | The Classical Theatre of Harlem Inc.
Alfred Preisser, Co-Founder & Artistic Director
Christopher McElroen, Co-Founder & Executive Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$12,500 | CSC Repertory Ltd.
Brian Kulick, Artistic Director
Jessica Jenen, Executive Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$7,500 | Ensemble Studio Theatre, Inc.
William Carden, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Flea Theatre Inc.
Jim Simpson, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008 season.
$12,500 | International Arts Relations, Inc.
Eduardo Machado, Artistic Director
General operating support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Irish Repertory Theatre Company, Inc.
Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$20,000 | La MaMa Experimental Theater Club, Inc.
Ellen Stewart, Founder & Director
General Operating Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | LABYRINTH INC.
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Artistic Director
John Ortiz, Artistic Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Mabou Mines Development Foundation, Inc.
Lee Breuer, Sharon Fogarty, Ruth Maleczech, Frederic Neumann, Terry O'Reilly, Artistic Directors
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$12,500 | Manhattan Class Company, Inc.
Robert LuPone, Artistic Director
Bernard Telsey, Artistic Director

General Operating Support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$50,000 | Manhattan Theatre Club, Inc.
Lynne Meadows, Artistic Director
Barry Groves, Executive Producer

Support for the Artistic Development Program during the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Ma-Yi Filipino Theatre Ensemble Inc.
Jorge Z. Ortoll, Executive Director
Support for mainstage productions during the 2007-2008 season.
$7,500 | Mettawee River Theatre Company, Inc.
Ralph Lee, Artistic Director
Casey Compton, Managing Director

Support for the 2008 production of "NANABOZHO".
$10,000 | Mint Theatre Company, Inc.
Jonathan Bank, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Music-Theatre Group, Inc.
Diane Wondisford, Producing Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008.
$25,000 | New 42nd Street, Inc.
Cora Cahan, President
General operating support for the 2008 fiscal year.
$10,000 | New Group Inc.
Scott Elliot, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$40,000 | New York City Center, Inc.
Arlene Shuler, President and Chief Executive Officer
Support for the 2008-2009 seasons of Encores! and the Fall for Dance Festival.
$60,000 | New York Shakespeare Festival
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 seasons at the Public Theater and at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
$30,000 | New York Theatre Workshop, Inc.
James Nicola, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Ontological Hysteric Theater, Inc.
Richard Foreman, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008-2009 season.
$10,000 | Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Inc.
Tisa Chang, Artistic/Producing Director
General operating support for the 2008-2009 season.
$12,500 | Pearl Theatre Company, Inc.
Shepard Sobel, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Ping Chong & Company
Ping Chong, Artistic Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2008-2009.
$30,000 | Playwrights Horizons, Inc.
Tim Sanford, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$12,500 | Pregones Touring Puerto Rican Theatre Collection, Inc.
Rosalba Rolon, Artistic Director
Support for the 28th season.
$10,000 | Primary Stages Company, Inc.
Casey Childs, Founder and Executive Producer
Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$30,000 | Roundabout Theatre Company, Inc.
Todd Haimes, Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Saratoga International Theater Institute, Inc.
Anne Bogart, Director
Support for the New York premiere of "Hotel Cassiopeia" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
$25,000 | Second Stage Theatre, Inc.
Carole Rothman, Artistic Director
Support for the 2008-2009 season.
$20,000 | Signature Theatre Company, Inc.
James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$10,000 | Soho Repertory Theatre, Inc.
Sarah Benson, Artistic Director
General operating support for the 2008 fiscal year.
$50,000 | Spanish Theatre Repertory Co., Ltd.
Rene Buch, Artistic Director
Gilberto Zaldivar, Executive Producer
Robert Weber Federico, Executive Director

Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$7,500 | The Living Room For Artists, Inc.
Ariell Tepper Madover, Founder and President
General operating support for fiscal year 2008.
$10,000 | Target Margin Theater, Inc.
David Herskovits, Artistic Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2007-2008
$30,000 | Theatre for a New Audience, Inc.
Jeffrey Horowitz, Artistic/Producing Director
Support for the 2007-2008 season.
$12,500 | Vineyard Theatre And Workshop Center, Inc.
Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director
General operating support for the 2008-2009 season.
$15,000 | Wooster Group, Inc.
Elizabeth LeCompte, Artistic Director
General operating support for fiscal year 2008.
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