Grantees

$3,620,350

Total Grants
in 2009

$2,817,450

Cultural Grants
in 2009

127

Cultural Grants
in 2009

2009 Cultural Grants

18th Street Arts Center

Santa Monica, California


$20,000

to enable three Polish visual artists to participate in New Media Collaborations V as part of the 2009 Visiting International Artists Program.

Abrons Arts Center

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable members of the Theatre of the Eighth Day from Poznan, Poland, to perform Wormwood at the Abrons Arts Center as part of the Performing Revolution Festival in New York in fall 2009.

American Ballet Theatre

New York, New York


$15,000

to support a guest artist residency at ABT in spring 2010 for Russian dancer Natalia Osipova, leading soloist with the Bolshoi Ballet.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$2,700

to enable Russian choreographer Elena Slobodchikova to be in residence at ADF and Hollins University in summer 2009.

American Dance Festival

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable Russian choreographers, dancers, and teachers to present their work and participate in master classes, lectures, and research activities during ADF's 2010 summer program in Durham, North Carolina.

American Repertory Theater

Cambridge, Massachusetts


$30,000

to support participation by American and Central and Eastern European theater artists in A.R.T.'s 2010 Eastern European Theatre Artists Initiative.

Anti-Social Music

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable members of the composer-performer collective Anti-Social Music to tour Ukraine in spring 2010 and to partner with emerging Ukrainian composers and musicians for performances in New York in fall 2010.

Arden2 Society

Costa Mesa, California


$2,800

to support American participation in the Grotowski Institute's Giving Voice 11: Harmonic Accord festival in Wroclaw, Poland, in April 2009, as part of the Grotowski Year.

Arden2 Society

Costa Mesa, California


$30,000

to enable members of Teatr ZAR from Wroclaw, Poland, to travel to the United States in November and December 2009 for performances in Chicago and Los Angeles.

Arts Council of Mongolia U.S.

Seattle, Washington


$15,000

to enable American theater technicians to hold lighting and sound training workshops in Mongolia in spring 2010. 

Aszure Barton & Artists

New York, New York


$35,000

to enable the dance company Aszure Barton & Artists to travel to Russia to perform their new work Busk and to teach master classes in Moscow in April 2010.

Blessed Unrest Theatre

New York, New York


$15,000

to enable company members to conduct a four-week tour of Doruntine, their co-production with Teatri Oda of Kosovo, in Albania, Macedonia, and Kosovo in summer 2009.

BRIC Arts/Media/Bklyn

Brooklyn, New York


$30,000

to enable members of Goran Bregovic and His Wedding and Funeral Orchestra to perform as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn Performing Arts Festival in summer 2009.

Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn, New York


$20,000

to enable members of the Maly Theatre from St. Petersburg, Russia, to perform their production of Uncle Vanya at BAM in spring 2010.

California Institute of the Arts

Valencia, California


$25,000

to enable eight members of the Belarus Free Theatre to conduct a two-week residency at CalArts in fall 2009.

Catholic University of America

Washington, D.C.


$18,000

to enable members of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music chorus and orchestra to travel to Prague in June 2009 to perform Murry Sidlin's Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin as the concluding event of the Keeping the Memory of the Holocaust Alive international conference.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$100,000

to provide renewed support in 2009 for ArtsLink, an exchange program for artists and arts administrators from Central and Eastern Europe and the United States.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to support international travel expenses of four Americans participating in one-month public art residencies in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2009 and 2010 in connection with CEC's VisArt program.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$4,250

to enable staff of the Kunstkammera Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, to participate in the MCN Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon, in 2009.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$8,000

to enable Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation to travel to Moscow in June 2009 to participate in an exhibition of her work White on White at the MediaArtLab Centre for Art and Culture.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable Lev Dodin and actors from the Maly Drama Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia, to travel to New York in spring 2010 for performances of Uncle Vanya at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$5,000

to support American participation in the Festival of Chamber Music Julia Rachlin and Friends in Dubrovnik in September 2010.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable Russian cultural specialists to travel to the United States in 2010 to pursue collaborative projects with their American colleagues as part of the Likhachev Awards. 

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$45,000

to enable American theater artists and designers to participate in conferences, discussions, workshops, and performances as part of The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in 2011.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable members of the American string quartet Ethel to participate in performances, workshops, and meetings with local musicians and composers in Kaliningrad, Moscow, Nizhni Novgorod, Petrozavodsk, and St. Petersburg in fall 2010.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable Russian curators, museum staff, and managers of contemporary arts centers and theaters to participate in a two-week study tour in the United States in spring and summer as part of CEC's 2010 Arts Leadership Fellows Program.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$15,000

to support a bilateral American-Romanian arts management residency exchange in 2010 organized in partnership with the Gabriela Tudor Foundation in Bucharest, Romania.

CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$100,000

to provide renewed support in 2010 for CEC's ArtsLink, an exchange program for artists and arts administrators from Eastern and Central Europe, Central Asia, and the United States.

Center for International Theatre Development

Baltimore, Maryland


$90,000

to enable American performing arts presenters to attend theater festivals in Russia; to enable Russian playwrights, directors, and critics to participate in festivals, residencies, and conferences in the United States; and to support collaborations between theater directors from the United States and Russia as part of the 2009 New Directions--New Voices: Russian/U.S. Theater Initiative. 

Center for the Study of Ancient Territories

Austin, Texas


$12,000

to enable American parks specialists to travel to Ukraine in spring 2010 to work with colleagues there on an interpretation and presentation plan for the Tauric Chersonesos archaeological site. 

City Center

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable Russian dancer Diana Vishneva to perform in New York as part of City Center's 2009 Fall for Dance festival.

City of Dialogue/CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable artists Lida Abdul, Sharon Lockhart, Teresa Hubbard, and Rita Sobral Campos to travel to Lodz, Poland, for preparatory residencies as well as participation in the opening of the exhibition On Ritals of Homecoming as part of the Festival of Dialogue of Four Cultures in September 2009.

Communikey/Dis-Patch/Boulder County Arts Alliance

Boulder, Colorado


$25,000

to support participation by Serbian new media and electronic music artists in performances, workshops, and exhibitions in the United States in spring 2010 and to enable American artists to participate in similar activities in the Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Serbia, and Slovenia in fall 2010.

Creative Time

New York, New York


$5,000

to support travel by American artists to Slovenia in spring 2009 in connection with Swoon's project Swimming Cities of Serenissima.

Creative Time

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable members of the curatorial collective What, How, & for Whom from Zagreb to participate in the Creative Time Summit: Art and Social Justice in the Public Sphere at the New York Public Library in fall 2009.

Dance New Amsterdam

New York, New York


$15,000

to support the international travel expenses of Polish and American participants in the bilateral exchange project Poland: 2009 Searching for Revolution in Dance--Poland's Dance in the '80's, Revolution or Silence?

Dance Theater Workshop

New York, New York


$95,000

to support travel expenses in 2009 of artists, arts managers, performing arts presenters, and festival directors from the United States and Central and Eastern Europe participating in the East/Central Europe Cultural Partnership Program as part of DTW's Suitcase Fund.

Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California


$20,000

to support international travel costs in 2010 of artists participating in exchanges between Los Angeles and Russia and Eastern and Central Europe as part of the DCA's program Culture Exchange International.

Dixon Place

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable dance artists from Croatia, Serbia, and Slovenia to travel to New York in May 2010 to give performances and participate in workshops and panel discussions as part of the X-YU Festival.

DNAWORKS/Fractured Atlas

New York, New York


$1,200

to enable artists from the United States to travel to Budapest in July 2009 to give master classes and hold film screenings.

Dominic Walsh Dance Theater

Houston, Texas


$5,000

to enable Czech choreographer Vaclav Kunes to travel to Houston, Texas, to collaborate with DWDT on rehearsals and performances of his work Small World and to give master classes in April and May 2010.

Domino Cultural Foundation/CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable American presenters to attend the Perforations-Week of Live Art festival in Zagreb and Dubrovnik, Croatia, in fall 2009.

Double Edge Theatre

Ashfield, Massachusetts


$50,000

to enable company members to conduct a six-week retrospective tour to Bialystok, Gdansk, Krakow, and Warsaw, Poland, in summer 2010.

Doug Varone and Dancers

New York, New York


$36,000

to enable company members to participate in The International Festival of Modern Dance "Isadora" in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in May 2009.

East European Folklife Center

Berkeley, California


$20,000

to enable members of Slavic Soul Party! to travel to Serbia to give performances as part of the Umbria Jazz Balkanic Windows Festival in Belgrade, Serbia, and to participate in a musical collaboration with members of the Elvis Ajdinovic Orkestar in summer 2009.

Electronic Music Foundation

New York, New York


$30,000

to support international travel expenses of artists and curators traveling from the United States to Poland in fall 2009 for the Krakow Unsound Festival, and to enable electronic music artists from Belarus, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine to travel to the United States for the first New York Unsound Festival in early 2010.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

Waterford, Connecticut


$10,000

to enable Katyna Rubina and a translator/dramaturge from Moscow to be in residence at the O'Neill as part of the National Playwrights Conference in summer 2009.

The Flaherty International Film Seminars

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable two Russian filmmakers to participate in the 55th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar in summer 2009.

Fort Points Arts Community

Boston, Massachusetts


$7,500

to enable American photographers to travel to Poland in connection with the exhibition American Metaphor/Metafory Amerikanskie-Contemporary Pinhole Photography in fall 2009.

FotoFest International

Houston, Texas


$15,000

to enable curators, festival directors, and publishers from the Czech Republic, Poland, Russia, and Slovakia to participate in the photography portfolio review International Meeting Place in Houston, Texas, as part of FotoFest 2010.

Foundation for a Civil Society

New York, New York


$150,000

to support international travel and related expenses in 2009 associated with the Young Visual Artists Awards programs in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable emerging American visual and performing artists to present their work in Eastern and Central Europe as part of FCA's 2010 Emergency Grants Program.

Fourthworld Theatre Projects

New York, New York


$18,000

to enable five American theater professionals to develop PRIMER/LEM, an object-based/multimedia theater piece, at the Rhodopi International Theater Collective in Smolyan, Bulgaria, in summer 2009.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$25,000

to support the international travel expenses of Czech and American artists involved in the development and performance of Revolution!, an exploration of revolutions throughout history, as part of The New York Public Library's Performing Revolution Festival in November 2009.

GOH Productions

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable choreographer Yoshiko Chuma and her company the School of Hard Knocks to rehearse and perform A Page Out of Order: Not About Romanian Cinema with filmmakers and theater artists in Romania in fall 2010.

Gombin Jewish Historical and Genealogical Society

Highland Mills, New York


$7,500

to enable filmmaker Minna Zielonka-Packer and co-producer Sharon Levy to travel to Lodz, Poland, to give workshops based on Packer's film, The Lilliput.

Headlands Center for the Arts

Sausalito, California


$6,000

to allow American filmmaker Sarah Klein to tour the Stop & Go Experimental Animation Festival and hold workshops and studio visits in Croatia in May and June 2010.

HERE Arts Center

New York, New York


$1,000

to support participation by Kim Whitener in the Contemporary Drama Festival in Budapest in November 2009.

International Society for the Performing Arts

New York, New York


$10,000

to support participation by American presenters and arts managers in the ISPA 24th International Congress: Globalization and Identity in Zagreb, Croatia, in June 2010.

International Studio and Curatorial Program

Brooklyn, New York


$30,000

to support Croatian and Czech participation in ISCP's residency program in 2009.

Ivy Baldwin Dance

Brooklyn, New York


$4,900

to support travel to Romania by Ivy Baldwin Dance in fall 2009 in connection with performances of Bear Crown at the Dans Contemporan International Dance Festival in Bacau.

Jacob's Pillow

Becket, Massachusetts


$9,000

to enable company members from Slovenia's Ballet Maribor to present their production of Radio and Juliet at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in summer 2009.

The Jewish Museum

New York, New York


$4,700

to support artistic and curatorial travel associated with the opening of the exhibition, They Called Me Mayer July: Painted Memories of a Jewish Childhood in Poland Before the Holocaust, at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow, Poland, in June 2009.

Jewish Music Festival

Berkeley, California


$14,000

to enable members of the Ark Project from the United States to perform and conduct workshops at the Sheshory Festival in Ukraine in summer 2009.

Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fellowship Fund

New York, New York


$25,000

to support the Russian visual artist residency program at the American Academy of Rome in 2009.

The Joyce Theater

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable members of the Gyori Ballet from Gyor, Hungary, to give performances of Petrushka and The Rite of Spring at The Joyce as part of the Performing Revolution Festival in early 2010.

Kennedy Center

Washington, D.C.


$30,000

to enable members of the Mariinsky Opera from St. Petersburg, Russia, to give a series of performances, including Prokofiev's War and Peace, Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, and Mussorgsky's Boris Gudonov, at the Kennedy Center in February and March 2010. 

La MaMa E.T.C.

New York, New York


$9,300

to enable Ellen Stewart to conduct theater workshops in Zagreb, Croatia, in spring 2009, as part of the Project 12 program.

Laura Peterson Choreography/Fractured Atlas

New York, New York


$15,000

to support performances and workshops by Laura Peterson Choreography at the International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, Poland, in summer 2010.

LeeSaar the Company/Foundation for Jewish Culture

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable members of LeeSaar the Company to travel to Poland and Russia in summer 2010 to give performances of a new work at the International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Bytom, the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, the Summer Contemporary Dance Forum in Lublin, and the Open Look Festival in St. Petersburg.

Lillstreet Learning Center

Chicago, Illinois


$1,800

to enable Janeil Engelstad to travel to the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia in summer 2009 in connection with her oral history project, Voices from the Center.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York, New York


$35,000

to support international travel expenses in connection with performances of the National Stary Theater of Poland's production of Kalkwerk and The Chekhov International Theatre Festival's production of Boris Godunov as part of the 2009 Lincoln Center Festival.

Lincoln Center Theater

New York, New York


$2,000

to enable Yuri Urnov from Russia to participate in the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab in July 2009.

Link Vostok

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$9,000

to support international travel expenses in connection with Hungarian and Russian participation in the Mississippi Volga III Dance Festival in Minneapolis in October 2009.

Link Vostok

Minneapolis, Minnesota


$40,000

to allow dancers, choreographers, technicians, and musicians to travel from the United States to Russia in summer 2010 to give performances, classes, workshops, and lectures and to participate in panel discussions during the International Festival of Movement and Dance on the Volga in Yaroslavl and Kostroma.

Location One

New York, New York


$20,000

to support Location One's bilateral exchange program with the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Poland, in 2009.

Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$15,000

to enable company members to perform FLAMINGO/WINNEBAGO at the Sterijino Pozorje International Theatre Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia, and at the Yugoslav Drama Theater in Belgrade, Serbia, in June 2009.

Mabou Mines

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable Czech scenic designer Milan David to travel to New York in July and October 2009 to collaborate on Mabou Mines' production of FINN.

Mark Morris Dance Group

Brooklyn, New York


$50,000

to enable dancers, musicians, and production staff of MMDG to present Dido and Aeneas at the Golden Mask Festival in Moscow in March 2010.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$35,000

to support international travel and related expenses of Russian and American participants in the Hermitage Museum/Metropolitan Museum Exchange Program in 2009.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


$34,000

to enable Russian and American curators and museum managers to participate in the 2010 Kremlin Museum/Metropolitan Museum Exchange Program.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Baltimore, Maryland


$50,000

to support international travel expenses in 2009 and 2010 of American musicians, dancers, and theater artists participating in festivals in Central and Eastern Europe as part of USArtists International.

Millennium Film Workshop

New York, New York


$11,000

to enable American filmmakers to give screenings and participate in critiques, workshops, and seminars as part of the American Experimental Film program at the Academy of Performing Arts, Film, and TV School (FAMU) in Prague in 2010.

Moscow Biennale Art Foundation/CEC ArtsLink

New York, New York


$20,000

to support American participation in the Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art in September 2009.

Moscow Biennale Art Foundation/Fractured Atlas

New York, New York


$20,000

to enable American participation in the Moscow Biennial's exhibition The Situation, curated by Elizabeth Grady, in September 2009.     

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Houston, Texas


$15,000

to support the international travel expenses between Houston and Prague in 2009 related to the curation and coordination of MFAH's exhibition The Roy and Mary Cullen Collection of Czech Art.

Museum of Jewish Heritage

New York, New York


$10,000

to support a bilateral curatorial exchange with the Auschwitz Jewish Center in Oswiecim, Poland, in 2010 and 2011 as part of a project to adapt the exhibition New Life for presentation in New York in November 2011.

The Museum of Modern Art

New York, New York


$33,000

to support international travel expenses in 2009 of American and Russian museum professionals participating in an exchange between the Pushkin Museum in Moscow and The Museum of Modern Art.

Music for the Earth

Litchfield, Connecticut


$20,000

to support the international travel expenses in 2009 of the Russian portion of Paul Winter's Flyways project.

New Haven International Festival of Arts and Ideas

New Haven, Connecticut


$6,000

to allow curators from the United States to conduct research in Croatia, Hungary, Poland, and Russia in preparation for the 2011 and 2012 festivals.

New Mexico State University

Las Cruces, New Mexico


$8,000

to enable Andrew Wiget and Olga Balalaeva to travel to Russia to assist the Yugan Khanty people in developing a master-apprenticeship folk arts program for the preservation of the Khanty Bear Festival traditions in summer 2009.

New Muesum of Contemporary Art

New York, New York


$26,000

to enable artists from Armenia, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Romania to participate in The Generational exhibition in New York in spring 2009.

New York City Ballet

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable Russian choreographer Alexey Miroshnichenko and costume designer Tatiana Noginova to be in residence in New York in fall 2009 and winter 2010 to develop a new piece for New York City Ballet.

New York Foundation for the Arts

Brooklyn, New York


$30,000

to enable Polish video, performance, and installation artists to participate in a multimedia exhibition and conference entitled Minimal Differences in New York in spring 2010 and to allow American artists to participate in a similar conference in Bialystok, Poland, entitled Bodies of Dispersion: Mechanics of Contention in summer 2010.

New York University Tisch School of the Arts

New York, New York


$1,800

to support participaton by Carol Martin in the Contemporary Drama Festival in Budapest in 2009.

Northeast Document Conservation Center

Andover, Massachusetts


$15,000

to enable a conservation specialist from Eastern Europe to participate in a three-month advanced training in photograph conservation at NEDCC in fall 2010.

Palissimo Dance Theatre

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable choreographer Pavel Zustiak and his design team to travel to Poland and Slovakia in spring and summer 2010 to develop Part One of the trilogy The Painted Bird and to enable Slovak dancer Jaroslav Vinarsky to travel to New York in fall 2010 for performances of Part One.

Parsons Dance

New York, New York


$30,000

to enable company members to conduct workshops, master classes, and give performances in Moscow and St. Petersburg in fall 2009.

PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATER

New York, New York


$18,000

to enable company members to plan and implement the first summer dance course focused on training in site-specific choreography and performance in Bratislava, Slovakia, as part of the LAB1 (Laban Atelier) program at the Academy of Performing Arts in July 2009.

PERFORMA

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable two Polish artists to travel from New York to Siberia in summer 2009; two Performa staff members to travel to St. Petersburg and Moscow in June 2009 for planning meetings; and eight Russian artists to travel to New York for 10 days to participate in the Performa 09 biennial of new visual performance art.

Performance Space 122

New York, New York


$15,000

to support a bilateral exchange of American and Romanian directors and playwrights in 2009 in connection with P.S. 122's Romania in Translation program. 

Pharaoh's Daughter

New York, New York


$12,000

to enable company members to participate in the Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow, Poland, in June 2009.

Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$30,000

to enable the cast and crew of Michal Zadara's Operetta, produced by the Capitol Theatre in Wroclaw, Poland, to conduct performances and open discussions in Philadelphia in September 2009.

The Phillips Collection

Washington, D.C.


$5,000

to support Czech participation in the symposium African Art and Representation in the Modernist Age in Washington, D.C., in fall 2009.

Pilchuck Glass School

Seattle, Washington


$1,000

to support the international travel expenses associated with Czech participation in Pilchuck's Summer Artist-in-Residence program in 2009.

The Public Theater

New York, New York


$10,000

to enable members of Nowy Teatr from Krakow, Poland, to give perfomances of Versus at the Under the Radar Festival in New York in January 2010.

Rosanna Gamson/World Wide

Los Angeles, California


$10,000

to enable members of the CHOREA Theatre Association from Lodz, Poland--including director/composer Tomasz Rodowicz--to travel to Los Angeles in March 2010 for rehearsals and the world premiere of Tov, a collaborative work with Rosanna Gamson, at CalArts.

Russian National Orchestra

Walnut Creek, California


$5,000

to allow members of the U.S. Army Brass Band Quintet to give performances with the Russian National Orchestra in Moscow in April and May 2010.

San Francisco International Arts Festival

San Francisco, California


$25,000

to enable the SFIAF director to travel to Moscow in spring 2010 for the Golden Mask Performing Arts Festival and Awards and to bring the St. Petersburg-based ensemble DEREVO to San Francisco in May for a residency and performances in connection with the 2010 festival. 

Scott Wells & Dancers

San Francisco, California


$8,000

to enable company members to premiere their new work with Tanzelarija Fire Dance Project at the Tanzelarija Contemporary Dance Festival in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in October 2009. 

Seagull Films International

New York, New York


$10,000

to support participation by Russian filmmakers and scholars in the 2009-2010 series Anton Chekhov in the Russian Cinema in New York and Washington, D.C.

The Seldoms

Chicago, Illinois


$15,000

to support participation by The Seldoms in the International Festival of Contemporary Dance "Isadora" in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, in April 2010 and to enable festival organizer Elena Slobodchikova and two company members to travel to Chicago to teach at The Seldoms' Summer Intensive 2010.

Slought Foundation

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


$5,000

to support participation by Croatian artists and curators in the exhibition Suprematism is Political Speech in Philadelphia in September 2009.

St. Ann Center for Restoration and the Arts

Brooklyn, New York


$50,000

to support Polish director Krystian Lupa's production Persona/Marilyn at St. Ann's in fall 2010.

Symphony Space

New York, New York


$40,000

to enable musicians from Armenia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, and Poland to travel to New York in spring 2010 to give performances and master classes and to participate in discussions as part of the week-long series Wall to Wall: Behind the Wall.

The Tank

New York, New York


$10,000

to support American participation in Blip Festival in Wroclaw, Poland, in summer 2009.

The Telluride Institute

Telluride, Colorado


$5,000

to enable American composer Hugh Livingston to work with Czech cellists and digital media artists as part of CelloHouse Slavonice, a sound art seminar and installation project in Slavonice, Czech Republic, in September 2010.

Theatre Communications Group

New York, New York


$50,000

to support international travel expenses in 2009 associated with American and Eastern and Central European theater specialists participating in the TCG/ITI Travel Grants program.

Tricklock Company

Albuquerque, New Mexico


$27,000

to support international travel expenses in connection with a bilateral exchange between Tricklock and Teatr Figur from Krakow, Poland, to collaborate on a new bilingual performance.

Urban Dance Collective/Fractured Atlas

Brooklyn, New York


$10,000

to allow members of Urban Dance Collective to perform We Are People and conduct workshops at the Open Look Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, in June and July 2010.

Village Harmony

Marshfield, Vermont


$25,000

to enable members of the Georgian folk music ensemble Zedashe to participate in a five-week tour of the United States, including concerts, workshops, and demonstrations, in 2010-2011.

VisionIntoArt Presents

New York, New York


$5,000

to enable company members to perform Traveling Songs and VioLens in Belgrade, Serbia, in April 2009.

WaxFactory

New York, New York


$40,000

to support the international travel of Croatian, Slovenian, and Polish artists in connection with the American premieres of Quartet v3.0 and DELIRIUM 27, to take place during the 2009-2010 theater season in New York.

WCV Inc.

New York, New York


$12,000

to enable Wally Cardona and three company members to be in residence at Dance Agency TsEKH's 2009 Summer Intensive in Moscow.

Williamstown Art Conservation Center

Williamstown, Massachusetts


$40,000

to support a bilateral exchange with the National Gallery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on repair of fire-damaged paintings; to enable Mongolian specialists to give a presentation on deel conservation in Milwaukee; and to enable American conservators to hold workshops in Ulaanbaatar on thangka conservation in 2010.

The Wooster Group

New York, New York


$25,000

to enable company members to perform their production of HAMLET at the Gdansk Shakespare Festival in Gdansk, Poland, in summer 2009.

World Music Institute

New York, New York


$10,000

to support Hungarian, Romanian, and Polish participation in Old Traditions/New Sounds-Contemporary Music from Eastern Europe in New York in 2009.