April 20, 2000
VITERBO RECEIVES HEARTLAND ARTS FUND GRANT
LA CROSSE, WI—Viterbo College’s Arts for Young America Program was recently awarded their second Heartland Arts Fund grant in the amount of $1,425.
The grant was given to Viterbo in support of a residency with the Dallas Children's Theatre, including several performances of "Heidi."
"Heidi," presented by the renowned Dallas Children’s Theatre, will be seen by approximately 2,000 local children.
The Dallas Children’s Theatre, a touring theatre company that has been to La Crosse three times, most recently performed "King Arthur," for hundreds of students from local schools.
In addition to performances, the company will hold workshops using drama in conflict-resolution situations. For further information on these workshops, contact Michael Ranscht, coordinator of conferences and special programs, at 796-3737.
The Heartland Arts Fund is a joint venture with Arts Midwest and Mid-America Arts Alliance, with support from the state of Wisconsin and the National Endowment of the Arts.