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The Kennedy Center Activity Report

for

South Dakota


The following represent those individuals, their respective companies and cities of origin that
participate in the Kennedy Center and its activities and oversight.


EDUCATION

Accessibility
This initiative ensures that all performances and events at The Kennedy Center are accessible to visitors and guests with disabilities and assists other organizations and individuals throughout the United States in establishing or improving access for people with disabilities to all aspects of the cultural arts.

2008 Ms. Brandi Rarus
Sales Executive, Communication Service
Sioux Falls, SD
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
2008 Mr. Christopher Soukup
Chief Marketing Officer, Communication Service
Sioux Falls, SD
LEAD-August 2008

Participant
American College Theatre Festival
A national competition, awards program and theater education program for colleges and their students.

2007 Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD

School
2007 Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD

School
2007 Dakota State University
Madison, SD

School
2007 Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, SD

School
2007 Mount Marty College
Yankton, SD

School
2007 South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD

School
2007 University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD

School
2007 University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD

School
Capacity Building Program
An assembly of managers and directors from theaters, dance companies and music ensembles that are "of color" who will work collectively to strengthen their respective positions in their communities through a program of information exchange with Kennedy Center Management.

2012 Linda Anderson
Board Member, The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School
Pine Ridge, SD, SD
Capacity Building Program-Board Seminar

Organization
2012 Fr. Tom O'Neil
Chair of The Heritage Center Committee, The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School
Pine Ridge, SD, SD
Capacity Building Program-Board Seminar

Organization
2012 Peter J. Strong
Director of The Heritage Center, The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School
Pine Ridge, SD, SD
Capacity Building Program-Board Seminar

Organization
2011
First Peoples Fund
Rapid City, SD
2011 Capacity Building-Ford Foundation: Next Generation Arts Spaces

Organization
2010 Lori Pourier
President, First People's Fund
Rapid City, SD
Next Generation Arts Spaces

Organization
2010 Nico Strange Owl
Board Chair, First Peoples Fund
Rapid City, SD
Next Generation Arts Spaces

Organization
DeVos Institute of Arts Management Internship
College juniors, seniors and students who have not been out of school more than two years have the opportunity to intern in a specific department of The Kennedy Center.

2011 Kelsey Linn Acers
Sioux Falls, SD
2011 Winter/Spring Intern

Student
2011 Kelsey Acers
Sioux Falls, SD
Spring Intern

Student
2003 Courtney Walker
Madison, SD

Participant
Events for Students
Live and satellite-based programs which are designed for high school and college-level students to participate in and develop a better understanding of the performing arts.

2003 Mr. Jeff Little
Sioux Falls School District 49-5
Sioux Falls, SD
Distance Learning

School
2003 Ms. Sutton Georgia
Agar High School
Agar, SD
Distance Learning

School
KCACTF Festival
A Web-based arts and education network that provides educators with resources for teaching in, through and about the arts: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org.

2005 Taneea Ortman
Hartford, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Anna Rohde
Sioux Falls, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2004 Leah Sedlacek
Rapid City, SD
2004

Artist
Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network
A network of state-based organizations that works to infuse the arts into the education system of their state.

2010
South Dakotans for the Arts
Lead, SD

Organization
2010 Patricia Boyd
Executive Director, South Dakotans for the Arts
Lead, SD

Organization
2010 Lynn Verschoor
Chair, SD Art Museum
Brookings, SD

Organization
2009 Ms. Lynn Verschoor
Chair, South Dakotans for the Arts/SDAAE
Brookings, SD
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2009 Ms. Patricia Boyd
Executive Director, South Dakotans for the Arts/SDAAE
Lead, SD
2009 Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network Member

Participant
2008 Ms. Patricia Boyd
Executive Director, South Dakotans for the Arts/SDAAE
Lead, SD

Participant
2008 Ms. Lynn Verschoor
Chair, South Dakotans for the Arts/SDAAE
Lead, SD

Participant
2007 Patricia Boyd
Executive Director, South Dakota Alliance for Arts Education
Lead, SD

Organization
2007 Lynn Verschoor
Chair, South Dakota for the Arts/SD Alliance for Arts Education
Brookings, SD

Organization
Millennium Stage
Free performances are presented every day at 6:00 p.m. in The Kennedy Center's Grand Foyer.

2005
Yankton, SD

Artist
2003 Advent Capelle
Flandreau, SD

Artist
2000 Dallas Chief Eagle
Allen, SD

Artist
2000 Flandreau High School Drumline
Flandreau, SD

School
NSO Education
Programs which offer an introduction to symphonic music to children and their families as well as furthering the musical education of young musicians. Programs include specially designed concerts, training programs for talented young musicians and other outreach projects.

2014 Skye Dearborne
Dioux Falls, SD
Summer Music Institute Participant - Instrument Trombone

Student
2011 Brian Goetzinger
, SD
NSO Summer Music Institute Violin

Student
Partners in Education
The Performing Arts Centers and Schools is a program which works with cultural organizations and schools throughout the nation to expand their education programs with a primary focus on the education of teachers.

2010
Washington Pavilion of Arts & Science
, SD

Participant
2010
Sioux Falls School District 49-5
, SD

Participant
2009
Washington Pavilion of Arts & Science
, SD
Partnership Teams

Participant
2009
Sioux Falls School District 49-5
, SD
Partnership Teams

Participant
2007 Sioux Falls School District 49-5
Sioux Falls, SD
Team entered program in 2001; 224 teachers participated in 10 workshops in 2002-2003. 39 teachers attended 3 workshops in 2003-2004.

Participant
2007 Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science
Sioux Falls, SD
Team entered program in 2001; 224 teachers participated in 10 workshops in 2002-2003. 39 teachers attended 3 workshops in 2003-2004.

Participant
Summer Music Institute
A four-week festival of orchestral and chambermusic for young people ages 15 to 21 at The Kennedy Center. The Institute consists of orchestral and chamber music coached by NSO musicians, conducting and master classes, private lessons with NSO musicians and additional enrichment sessions.

2010 Brian Goetzinger
Rapid City, SD
Instrument: violin II

Student
2009 Benjamin Arbeiter
Rapid City, SD
instrument played: cello

Student
2008 Taryn Arbeiter
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in the state

Artist
2007 Taryn Arbeiter
Rapid city, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Lucy Duke
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Erin Manlove
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2003 Leah Sedlacek
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Kent Foss
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Megan Guiliano
Black Hawk, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Natalie Hanson
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Destiny Hoyle
Black Hawk, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Benjamin Lemay
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
2002 Meghan Sedlacek
Rapid City, SD
Selected by competition in state

Artist
Theater for Young Audiences
An initiative which creates, commissions, produces, presents and tours performances for young people and their families both locally and nationally.

2006
Children's Theatre Company of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
New Visions/New Voices 2006

Artist
2005 Great Hall, Washington Pavillion of Arts and Science
Great Hall, Washington Pavillion of Arts and Science
Sioux Falls, SD

Participant
2005 Steven A. Hoffman
Executive Director and CEO, Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science
Sioux Falls, SD

Other
2003 Husby Performing Arts Center/Great Hall
Sioux Falls, SD
Imagination Celebration on Tour: The Nightingale (Partners in Education)

Participant
2001 TF Riggs High School Theatre
Pierre, SD
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (Sponsored by Ann McKay Thompson, President's Advisory Committee on the Arts)

Participant
2000 Husby Performing Arts Center/Great Hall
Sioux Falls, SD
Imagination Celebration on Tour: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Participant