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TACA Grant Recipients


by Jerome Weeks 10 Feb 2009

Monday evening, TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) awarded 34 area arts groups $1 million in grants. The awards were announced at the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art, with special guest Kimberly Grigsby, an SMU grad and Broadway musical director. Six of the 34 groups received the full amount they requested (they were […]

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Monday evening, TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) awarded 34 area arts groups $1 million in grants. The awards were announced at the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art, with special guest Kimberly Grigsby, an SMU grad and Broadway musical director.

Six of the 34 groups received the full amount they requested (they were “fully funded”): Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Wind Symphony, Fine Arts Chamber Players, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra and Project X. The ailing Texas Ballet Theatre received $65,000 — one of the larger grants — while Kitchen Dog Theatre received more than the Shakespeare Festival of Dallas or  Theatre 3 ($36,000).

The complete list comes below the fold:

Meadows School of the Arts, SMU; Project X; Voices of Change: $5,000

Arts District Chorale; Dallas Bach Society; Uptown Players: $6,000

Irving Chorale: $7,000

Irving Symphony Orchestra: $7,500

Undermain Theatre: $8,000

Turtle Creek Chorale: $9,000

Teatro Dallas: $11,000

Echo Theatre; Orchestra of New Spain: $12,000

Sammons Center for the Arts: $13,000

Second Thought Theatre: $14,500

Chamber Music International: $15,000

Orpheus Chamber Singers: $18,000

Fine Arts Chamber Players: $20,000

Junior Players: $27,000

Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas: $28,000

Dallas Wind Symphony: $29,000

Shakespeare Dallas; Theatre Three: $30,000

Lyric Stage: $32,000

Kitchen Dog Theater: $36,000

Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra: $41,000

WaterTower Theatre: $42,000

Dallas Black Dance Theatre: $45,000

Big Thought: $60,000

Dallas Children’s Theater; Texas Ballet Theater: $65,000

Dallas Theater Center: $90,000

Dallas Opera; Dallas Symphony Orchestra: $100,000

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