Browse Knight-Funded Ideas

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Akron Symphony - Shared experiences

To develop a series of shared community experiences that serve as a focal point for all including performances and learning opportunities for area youth. 

Knight Akron Youth Performing Arts Fund

To provide extensive arts training for African American youth in Akron through the YEPAW Summer Intensive, a performing arts training program at the Youth Excellence Performing Arts Workshop (YEPAW). 

Master Class with BalletX

To support a week-long dance residency and performance with Philadelphia-based BalletX at the University of Akron.

'It's Your Move'

To support “It's Your Move” - an interactive video project that will engage Akron residents through choreography and dance.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

To support a collaborative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream led by the Akron Symphony Orchestra and featuring performances by the Akron Symphony Shakespeare Players, Cuyahoga Youth Ballet, the Summit Children's Choir and local actors from the greater Akron community.

Audience Outreach Project

To engage diverse audiences during the Akron Civic Theatre's 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons with community-based programming that represents an array of cultures and artistic-disciplines.

Community Engagement Initiative

To support Weathervane Community Playhouse's Community Engagement Initiative - an ongoing engagement effort that combines community outreach with the presentation of challenging and artistically excellent works centered on the African-American experience and race relations.

Downtown Live and Local

To support Downtown Live and Local - a series of music and performance art events in Downtown Akron.

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