Manship Theatre (Baton Rouge, LA)
Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts endeavors to enrich the lives of audiences of all ages by presenting and promoting extraordinary and diverse arts and cultural experiences. Providing the highest standard of excellence with extensive opportunities for education and enjoyment, the Manship Theatre aspires to be locally connected, nationally recognized, and globally relevant.
University of Mississippi, The Ford Center (Oxford, MS)
The Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts shall enrich the intellectual and cultural environment of the University of Mississippi and the region by providing a venue for programming in performing arts, public affairs and the humanities. The Ford center will complement the University's commitment to excellence in education, research and service while celebrating imagination, innovation and creativity.
Town of Huntingdon, The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center (Huntingdon, TN)
The mission of The Dixie Carter Performing Arts and Academic Enrichment Center and the Hal Holbrook Theatre is to enhance the quality of life in Huntingdon, Carroll County and the surrounding communities.
City of Tarpon Springs, Tarpon Springs Cultural Treasures (Tarpon Springs, FL)
The mission of Tarpon Springs Cultural Treasures is to connect the community with the arts in all its diverse forms—past and present—by providing entertaining, stimulating, and engaging arts experiences.
The Arts Association of East Alabama (Opelika, AL)
The mission of The Arts Association of East Alabama is to provide rewarding and exciting experiences for the citizens of this area by developing innovative programming that will stimulate interest in the arts, eagerness to learn through the arts, and broader participation in and support of the arts. Founded in 1965 as the Opelika Arts Association, that amateur painting club has evolved through more than four decades into a fully professional presenting and arts education organization and was renamed The Arts Association of East Alabama in 2007 to reflect its larger service area.
Appalachian State University - Office of Arts and Culture Programs (Boone, NC)
As a member of the University of North Carolina, Appalachian's fundamental mission is to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge to address the needs of individuals and society. This mission is achieved by providing undergraduate students a rigorous liberal education that emphasizes transferable skills and preparation for professional careers; offering graduate students distinctive, relevant programs; maintaining a faculty whose members serve as excellent teachers and scholarly mentors for their students and who produce high levels of scholarship and creative activities.
St. Johns River State College, Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts (Orange Park, FL)
The Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts is dedicated to developing and nurturing the artistic potential and growth of the students, residents and visitors of the community by offering the very best of professional theater, dance, and music performances and visual art exhibits.
Samford University, Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center (Birmingham, AL)
At Samford University you’ll find the personal relationships of a small college with the dynamic academic, cultural, and athletics resources of a major university. As one of only a handful of nationally recognized universities that hold to a distinctively Christian mission, Samford provides opportunities to be part of a community where you are challenged to grow intellectually and spiritually and to discover how you can make a difference in the world.
Acadiana Center for the Arts (Lafayette, LA)
Service to the community at large, to the artists and constituents is at the very core of the mission at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, both to bring a sense of identity to this region and to introduce the area to cutting edge trends in the arts from across the nation. In addition, they often facilitate and support the operations of other non-profit arts organizations and have a longstanding history of implementation, support and collaboration.
2009 - 2012 Cohort:
Ballet Spartanburg (Spartanburg, SC)
East Carolina University - S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Center (Greenville, NC)
Glema Mahr Center for the Arts- Madisonville Community College (Madisonville, KY)
Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs / South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center (Miami, FL)
Coker College - Department of Dance (Hartsville, SC)
Shannon Hooker and Shane Fernando
University of North Carolina Wilmington Presents (Wilmington, NC)
Cumberland County Playhouse (Crossville, TN)
University of Memphis - Department of Theater and Dance (Memphis,TN)
Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center (Elizabethtown, KY)
North Carolina State University Center Stage (Raleigh, NC)
Mississippi State University Riley Center (Meridan, MS)