1996-2004


1996

Creative Research, Begin process of creating 501 (c) 3


1997

Creative Research, Focus on creating 501 (c) 3 and preparation for first project



           

Projects:       


 

Center Stage Theatre: “Collective, Choreographic Dreams”

A collaborative showing of choreographic work and installation art created and produced by Santa Barbara Artists at Center Stage Theatre. 

Project Report - Cover

Project Report


 

Music Academy of the West:  “Islands of Joy”

Presentation of the Raga Kings first concert. Artists involved were Stephen Kelly (piano), Montino Bourbon (sarod), and Greg Johnston (tablas).  Please see files for project program, press, etc.

PRESS RELEASE

PROGRAM

TICKETS


            California Arts Council Grant

Receipt of a CAC grant for assistance in producing  “Collective, Choreographic Dreams”

 

1999

 

Projects:       

           

Ajiva Dance Theatre/Plexus:  Umbrella Services, Costume Subsidy, Space Subsidy

Provision of free umbrella services to Ajiva/Plexus dance theatre receiving and disbursing contributions appropriately.  Offering support to the dance company by providing funds for costumes and rehearsal space.  Primary contact was Susan Shaberman.

 

            Space Subsidy Grant:  SB County Arts Commission

Receipt of a grant from the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission that was disbursed to local choreographers for rehearsal space subsidization. The project was intended to assist in the preservation of a Santa Barbara dance studio in danger of closure due to lack of sufficient funds to maintain the space. 

 

            Adopt a Dancer

Exploration of creating a program that would market professional dancers to professional athletes.  Worked with ballet dancer Mariko Crane and Michelle Knudsen on an artist mentorship program that explored this possibility.  Note:   5,548 hours of training to obtain the professional training necessary to become a professional dancer. 

                       

            Raga Kings

Presentation of the musical group the Raga Kings at the Unitarian Church. 

 

            Golden Gifts Program

Provided complimentary tickets to those in need at Transition House and the Banana Bungalow.

 

            Letters to the City Council re: dance space needs.

 

2000

 

Tongue:

Produced a one week workshop taught by Stephanie Gilliland and Holly Johnston. The workshop concluded with a performance in what was then Santa Barbara’s “Studio B”. 

PRESS RELEASE 

TONGUE PRESS

WORKSHOP FLYER

PROGRAM

PROGRAM INSERT


 

Space Subsidies

Provided free space to local choreographers in interest of preserving an endangered studio space, Studio B.

 

2001

           

Dreams in Motion

Provision of free umbrella services and consulting services to Shari Brookler.

           

Santa Barbara County Arts Commission Grant:

Obtainment of a grant applied towards Shari Brookler’s Dreams in Motion Project.

 

2002

           

Dreams in Motion

Continued provision of free umbrella services and consultation to Shari Brookler.

 

2003

 

Center Stage Theatre

SonneBlauma Danscz Theatre’s participation in the SBDA’s New Works Concert.  World premiere of Gypsy Dreams.  Choreography by Misa Kelly.  Performance & costuming by Shari Brookler.  Music by Iva Bittova.

 

Dreams in Motion

Continued provision of free umbrella services and consultation to Shari Brookler.

 

            Endangered Species

Production of a dance concert at Center Stage Theatre.  Produced by Stephen Kelly & Juliana Bertelson.

 

           

Solvang: Danish-American Dreamland

            Free umbrella services to Ethan Turpin’s American Dreamland project.

 

2004

           

Endangered Species

Production of a dance concert at Center Stage Theatre.  Produced by Stephen Kelly & Juliana Bertelson.

 

 

            The Travelling Brick Show

SonneBlauma Danscz Theatre collaboration with  Open Spaces Dance Collective.  Performances at the Mission Gardens, the farmer’s market, State Street, & Cabrillo Boulevard.

           

Unitarian Church: Open Spaces

SonneBlauma Danscz Theatre collaboration with Open Spaces Dance Collective.  Performance and installation art presented at the Santa Barbara Unitarian Church.

 

 

 


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