Recent Grants

Dance: FY 2010 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A 
June 15 – 19, 2009

Debbie Blunden-Diggs
Dancer, Choreographer
Artistic Director
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
Dayton, OH

Victoria Panella Bourns
Program Manager, Zoo, Arts and Parks
Salt Lake County
Salt Lake City, UT

Juliette Crump (Layperson)
Professor Emeritus
University of Montana
Missoula, MT

Riley Grannan
Managing Director
Eugene Ballet Company
Springfield, OR

Gayle Hooks 
Managing Director
Jazz Tap Ensemble
Los Angeles, CA

Jeffrey James
Director, Hopkins Center for the Arts
Dartmouth College
White River Jct., VT

Graham Lustig 
Artistic Director
American Repertory Ballet
Highland Park, NJ

Stanford Makishi
Executive Director
Baryshnikov Arts Foundation
New York, NY

Andrea Mantell-Seidel
Founding Director
Intercultural Dance and Music Institute
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B 
June 19, 2009

Dianne Brace
Associate Director of Development
National Public Radio
Washington, DC

Juliette Crump (Layperson)
Professor Emeritus
University of Montana
Missoula, MT

Graham Lustig 
Artistic Director
American Repertory Ballet
Highland Park, NJ

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2A
November 16-18, 2009

Octavio Campos
Artistic Director
Camposition
Miami, FL

Joan Gray
President
Muntu Dance Theatre
Chicago, IL

Jack Lemmon
Executive Director
Colorado Ballet
Denver, CO

Ruby Lockhart
Executive Director
Garth Fagan Dance
Rochester, NY

Toby Mattox (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Performing Arts Presenter
Houston, TX

Alleluia Panis
Artistic, Executive Director
Kularts, Alleluia Panis Dance Theater
San Francisco, CA

Gia Rabito
Executive Director
Alabama Ballet
Birmingham, AL

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2B
November 18, 2009

Octavio Campos
Artistic Director
Camposition
Miami, FL

Joan Gray
President
Muntu Dance Theatre
Chicago, IL

Toby Mattox (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Retired Performing Arts Presenter
Houston, TX

Alleluia Panis
Artistic, Executive Director
Kularts, Alleluia Panis Dance Theater
San Francisco, CA

Gia Rabito
Executive Director
Alabama Ballet
Birmingham, AL

American Masterpieces: Dance
February 3-4, 2010

Sandra Burton
Chair of Dance
Williams College
Williamstown, MA

Roger Copeland
Professor, Theater and Dance Program 
Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

Clare Croft
Dance Historian, Dance Critic
Austin, TX

Karen Fischer
Founder and President
Pasifika Artists Network
Wailuku, HI

Bonnie Oda Homsey (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Los Angeles, CA

Marda Kirn
Founder/Executive Director
EcoArts Connections
Lafayette, CO