2009 FAB! Grantees

Grant Awards $15,000 – $13,000

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood TM Sisters $15,000.

TM Sisters draws a spotlight on the increasingly elevated level of contemporary arts programming to be seen in Broward County. The Sisters collaborate in the mediums of video, digital video, performance, interactive video, Vjing, collage, social experiments, clothing, and installation.
FAB! Partner: Theo Folz Membership Challenge

Ballet Gamonet Broward Series at Bailey Concert Hall $15,000.

Ballet Gamonet is unique in the scope of new work performed and the number of choreographers working with the company. The Company debuted over 50 world premieres and 12 USA premieres from international choreographers of merit.
FAB! Partner: The Kresge Foundation

Florida Grand Opera Lakmé by Leo Delibes $15,000.

Sung in French, Lakmé is an Oriental tale of romance, mysticism, and deceit set in 19th century India. The Flower Duet, one of the most familiar classical tunes ever written, has been heard in movies, TV shows, elevators, and now it is a popular cell phone ringtone. Lakmé can be understood and enjoyed by audiences of all ages, demographic backgrounds and operatic knowledge.
FAB! Partner: Anonymous Challenge Grant

Miami City Ballet Program II Broward 2009 $15,000.

The choreography, music and stylistic choices of Program II offer Broward audiences the unique opportunity to view works by dance’s most celebrated artists, as performed by one of the nation’s top ballet companies. The program includes: Paul Taylor’s Mercuric Tidings, Edward Villella’s “THE MAMBO: Mambo No. 2 a.m.”, and George Balanchine’s Ballet Imperial.
FAB! Partner: Holland America Line

Young at Art The Art of Andy Warhol $15,000.

Pop Art exhibition in collaboration with the Warhol Foundation and Museum. Through original prints featuring myths including the Wicked Witch, Mickey Mouse and Superman, children will be exposed to Warhol’s artistry and taught to make their own prints in the printmaking studio.
FAB! Partner: Florida Marlins Community Foundation

Ft. Lauderdale Int’l Film Festival FAB! Films for Kids $15,000.

A free series of movies for young audiences the first Saturday of each month featuring an eclectic mix of classics, foreign, documentary and vintage animation followed by questions and answers. A hands-on or performance related activity will be included.
FAB! Partner: Levinson Jewelers

Symphony of the Americas Classics Events $13,000.

Selected arias and duets of famous & familiar operas. Summerfest 2009 to be performed in Florida & the Americas features an international orchestra.
FAB! Partner: Anonymous

Grant Awards $12,000 – $10,000

Museum Of Art/Fort Lauderdale American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell $12,000.

This major exhibition offers audiences of every age a fascinating view of the work and life of America’s most beloved illustrator, Norman Rockwell. Rockwell captures the American experience through hallmark images of everyday life, scenes documenting the Civil Rights movement, and reflections of a world at war.
FAB! Partner: Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nova Southeastern University

City Theatre Summer Shorts Festival 2009 $10,000.

Festival devoted to the production of original “short” one-act plays. SHORTS 4 KIDS will feature “short” plays expressly designed to appeal to a diverse, multi-cultural young audience and their families. A completely new, late night series of short plays that push the envelope socially and politically.
FAB! Partner: BankAtlantic Foundation

Coral Springs Museum of Art The Art of Britto: Romero Britto 2009 $10,000.

Romero Britto will work with a few Advanced Placement students from 6 local high schools to create a mural in the theme of “Visual and Performing Arts”. The painted mural will be permanently displayed in the lobby gallery of the Coral Springs Museum of Art.

Fantasy Theatre Factory Children’s Cultural Enrichment and Literacy Programs $10,000.

Will provide 10 quality theatre experiences for children and families throughout Broward County, serving 15,000 demographically diverse children . The program materials include literature and ecology based performances, that support Sunshine State Standards for Reading and Science.

Florida Youth Orchestra Spotlight Family Concert $10,000.

The 150 young musicians of the Florida Youth Orchestra provide community entertainment not commonly available to all segments of the population particularly senior citizens, individuals with special needs, and low income families. Spotlight Family Concerts bring classical music to a diverse audience.
FAB! Partner: HI Foundation

Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Junior $10,000.

Provides the first exposure to live theatre for hundreds of children each year. Ronald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Junior is a brand new theatrical experience based on his well loved children’s novel and the classical musical film both named Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
FAB! Partner: Rothstein, Rosenfeldt, and Adler

Gold Coast Jazz Society 2009 Winter & Spring Season of Jazz $10,000.

A series of classic traditional Jazz concerts featuring performers of international and national renown, as well as regional and local resident jazz musicians. Free pre-concert educational jazz talks provided by a local jazz radio host are offered prior to each mainstage concert.
Funding Partner: Albert Bishop Jazz Fund

Mosaic Theatre Making A Difference $10,000.

Repertoire includes dramatic and comedic works to challenge, teach, engage, and delight the audience. Our mission is to “challenge” our audiences making them think about critical issues as they leave the theatre.
FAB! Partner: Alice and Joe Smith in honor of Connie and Theo Folz

Grant Awards $9,000 – $3,000

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida Ballet “Fairy Doll” $9,000.

Arts Ballet Theatre will stage a world premiere production of the “lost ballet” Fairy Doll with original choreography by Vladimir Issaev. This important classical ballet appeals to the entire family, especially children, and teaches the timeless values of honoring diversity and working together.

Inside Out Theatre Company Main Stage 2009 Season $8,000.

There will be two plays in 2009 which have been chosen for their timely themes and their ability to inspire and motivate audiences to ask questions about our society and the ways in which we live.

The Women’s Theatre Project The Interview by Faye Sholiton $8,000.

Tells the story of a Holocaust survivor who lost virtually everyone she has ever loved. As she relates her story for video archive so that the next generation might learn from her experience, she begins to see her life and survival for what they are: a blessing.

Association of Performing Arts of India Shaki Dance Company $3,000.

The story of the hero, Rama, from his birth to his coronation is portrayed using world dance forms, Hindustani and Carnatic music, elaborate sets and specially designed costumes.

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