2015

The 2015 Grantees were awarded at the FAB!
Annual Meeting & Grants Awards Presentation on May 19, 2014.

Click here to view/download the FAB! Annual Meeting & Grant Awards Booklet.

Grantees are welcome to download photos or contact us for high resolution images, proper photo credit is required. All photos are by Teodora Dakova, courtesy Funding Arts Broward.

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Ars Flores

Ars Flores Young Artists Concerto Competition and Winners Concert
$7,500

Ars Flores will give the opportunity to gifted high school and college musicians to showcase their solo pieces with the orchestra in the 14th Annual Young Artists Concerto Competition and Winners Concert. The musicians will compete and give performances open to the public at the Miniaci Performing Arts Center at NSU, including a free Concert for young children.

ArsFlores-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6497

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Jose Alvarez: As far as the I Can See
$9,600

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will host artist Jose Alvarez’s exhibition, As Far As the I Can See, utilizing photographs, animations, paintings, wall murals, work on paper, and sculpture to explore the human desire for knowledge and transformation.

Funding Partner: The Hudson Family Foundation

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida

Arts Ballet’s digitally enhanced Harlequinade
$8,000

Arts Ballet will use their grant to upgrade the repertoire production of Harlequinade utilizing digital effects. Two performances will be held at the Amaturo Theater.

Funding Partner: Alice Smith

Arts Ballet Theatre with funding partner Alice Smith

Brazilian Voices

“From Brazil to the World”
$5,000

Brazilian Voices will present an educational and cultural program, “From Brazil to the World” in two performances at the Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center. The program will include singers, musicians and dancers.

Funding Partners: Casa D’Angelo

BrazilianVoices-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6462

Broward Performing Arts Foundation

Alvin Ailey: Back in Broward
$12,000

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts will host the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, a fabled dance troupe that combines African American culture experiences with modern American ballet traditions, at six performances at the Broward Center.

Funding Partner: Bonnie E. Eletz

 BPAF-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6506

Chameleon

2014-2015 concert series:The Spring Concerts
$2,000

Chameleon Musicians will present their 13th season of classical Chamber Music in three concerts on Sunday afternoons at the Josephine S. Leiser Opera Center, Ft. Lauderdale.

Chameleon-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6428

City Theatre

20th Annual Summer Shorts: America’s Short Play Festival
$5,800

City Theatre will present the 20th Annual Summer Shorts including Shorts Gone Wild and Shorts 4 Kids as well as City Reads For Citywrights at a variety of Broward County venues.

 CItyTheatre-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6457

Coral Springs Museums of Art

Chautauqua 2015 Series of Visual and Performing Arts
$6,400

The museum brings together an infusion of culture and entertainment with its annual Saturday Chautauqua Series of Visual and Performing Arts, celebrating the cultural diversity of Broward County’s performing artists.

Funding Parnter: The David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation

 CSMART-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6499

Developing Dreams Foundation

(formerly known as Pablo Malco Foundation)

P.A.P – Performing Arts Politics
$8,000

Pablo Malco will present a fun, family oriented musical production, Performing Arts Politics, showcasing professional entertainers morphing into interesting characters while singing and dancing, to land jobs on Broadway.

Funding Partner: The Burwick-Mills Group

 DevelopingDreams-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6492

Fantasy Theatre Factory

Cultural Arts Programs for Community Audiences
$5,800

Fantasy Theatre’s Cultural Arts for Community Audiences will provide 35 performances for family audiences in a variety of Broward venues, including a children’s hospital.

Funding Partner: Beaux Arts

 Fantasy Theatre Factory with funding partner Tara McGinn, Beaux Arts

Florida Grand Opera

Puccini’s Madame Butterfly
$8,500

Florida Grand Opera will present one of the best-loved operas, Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, in two performances at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Funding Partner: Nova Southeastern Univeristy

 FGO-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6567

Florida Youth Orchestra

Spotlight Family Concert 2015
$7,500

FYO will present a family concert, performed by over 200 of the county’s most gifted young musicians at Coral Springs Center for the Arts.

Funding Partner: Craig Zinn Automotive Grou

 Florida Youth Orchestra with funding partner Martine Zinn, Craig Zinn Automotive Group

Florida’s Singing Sons Boychoir

Spring Concert
$7,000

Florida’s Singing Sons will present their Spring Concert at the Parker Playhouse culminating months of intensive music education with approximately 150 boys in four choirs.

Funding Partner: Halmos Holding

Florida Singing Sons Boychoir with FAB! grant chair Diane Hardy

Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre

“The Wiz”
$5,800

FLCT will present The Wiz, a musical consisting of a lively mix of rock, gospel, and soul to be held at Bailey Hall in Davie.

Funding Partner: Peck Foundation

 Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre with funding partner Jodi Peck, Peck Foundation

Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida

Season Five Concert Series
$6,700

The Gay Men’s Chorus will present three concerts, open to the public, of traditional chorus repertoire and music from various world cultures at the Sunshine Cathedral in Fort Lauderdale.

Funding Partner: The Leslie Brown Memorial Fund

Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida with grant chair Diane Hardy

Girls’ Club

Programming for New Narratives: The Moment, The Backdrop and The Persona
$6,400

Girls’ Club will present New Narratives: The Moment, The Backdrop, and The Persona, an exhibition, catalog and public programming exploring narrative and story-based art by women.

Funding Partner: Northern Trust

 Girls' Club with funding partner Carolyn Lee, Northern Trust

Gold Coast Jazz Society

2015 Winter/Spring Jazz Project
$7,500

Gold Coast Jazz Society will present five concerts at the Amaturo Theater, featuring world-class artists, including Arturo Sandoval, a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient. One free jazz concert will be held in Coral Springs.

Funding Partner: The Kresge Foundation

GCJazz-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6484

Master Choral of South Florida

Bach & the Masters of Leipzig
$6,600

Master Chorale will present Bach and the Masters of Leipzig in a concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Pompano Beach. They will collaborate with the Symphonia Orchestra to present diverse musical selections by Bach and his contemporaries.

 MasterChorale2-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6434

Miami City Ballet

The Concert
$12,000

Miami City Ballet will present its Broward premiere of The Concert. There will be four performances set to nine of Chopin’s opuses. It humorously portrays a concert audience overcome by the throes of the music as their minds wander and are led to dance.

Funding Partner: BBX Capital

 MiamiCityballet-FAB2015Grantee-Teodora Dakova Photography-6491

Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

Haiti From Within & Without
$9,600

The museum will host the exhibition, Haiti From Within & Without, focusing on the history of photography of Haiti and its engagement with the nation’s history, culture, politics and art.

 Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale with FAB! grant chair Diane Hardy

Old Dillard Foundation

2015 Cannonball Jazz Series
$7,500

Old Dillard Foundation will present local musicians in three mini-concerts at the Old Dillard Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, and one full concert that celebrates the birthday of legendary jazz musician Julian “Cannonball” Adderly at a larger local venue.

 Old Dillard Foundation with FAB! member Jerry Laskey

Seraphic Fire

2014-2015 Broward County Spring Season
$10,000

Seraphic Fire will present the professional chamber choir in five concerts of choral and/or orchestral works from 17th Century Baroque compositions to 20th Century masterpieces. The performances will be held in All Saints Episcopal Church in Ft. Lauderdale.

Funding Partner: The Helen Ingham Foundation

Seraphic Fire with FAB! member Jerry Laskey

Symphony of the Americas

Classics Events & Summerfest
$9,600

Symphony of the Americas will present five guest artists in concert with the Symphony in the Amaturo Theater, as well as the Broward performances of Summerfest 2015 featuring an international orchestra-in-residence.

Funding Partner: ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

 Symphony of the Americas with funding partner Michelle Howland, One Sotheby’s International Realty

The Girl Choir of South Florida

She Sings
$6,600

The Girl Choir of South Florida will present two concerts, one in the Amaturo Theater and one in All Saints Episcopal Church. The repertoire will include works by acclaimed women composers; including the world premiere of a piece by Nina Gilbert entitled “Charming Florida.”

The Girl Choir of South Florida with FAB! grant chair Diane Hardy

Young At Art Museum

2015 YAA Artist Collaborative
$9,600

Young at Art will implement its 2015 YAA Artist Collaborative enabling artists to share their creative energies via pop-up installations, lectures, demonstrations and guest appearances.

Funding Partner: William and Mildred Lasdon Foundation

 Young At Art Museum with funding partner Bonnie E. Eletz, William and Mildred Lasdon