2019 Cultural Art Grant Awardees

Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl

BFH Cultural Dance Performance at Elgin Community College's Blizzard Theatre on Saturday, October 5, 2019@ 7:00pm and Sunday, September 30, 2018 @ 3:00pm.

Children’s Theatre of Elgin

Children's Theatre of Elgin/Fox Valley Theatre Company presents the exciting musical Godspell at the Elgin Community College Arts Center Blizzard Theatre on Thursday, June 13, 2019at 7:30 pm, Friday, June 14 at 2 pmand 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 15at 2 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday, June 16 at 2 pm.

Elgin Symphony Orchestra

The ESO: World Tour Ainsworth Concerts for Youth© will be on April 2-5, 2019 at 9:45am and 11:15am, and willexplore orchestral instruments and music styles from around the world. Events to take place at the Hemmens Cultural Center.

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra

The grant funds will support our spring finale concert, When Little Bells Turn to Tears, being presented on May 5, 2019at 7:30 pm at Elgin Community College’s Blizzard Theater. At this concert, among other great works, EYSO will present its exploration of The Little Prince with Youth Symphony focusing on Béla Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra.The performance will be in the Bizzard Theater at Elgin Community College Arts Center and tickets are available at www.tickets.elgin.edu

Hamilton Wings

Hamilton Wings’ SCORE!: Making Connections will involve young people in the 5th – 8th grades in developing a community-engaged, touring show based on a critical review of past SCORE! opera productions and the creation of original, multidisciplinary art and pre-/post-show discussion materials inspired by resonant themes. A preview will be presented at the Spartan Auditorium of Elgin Community College on Friday, July 12, 2019at 7:00 p.m., with a local traveling itinerary to be announced for the late Summer and Fall 2019.

Schaumburg on Stage/point2 productions

This fall, point2productions dares to present, Assassins, featuring Sondheim's signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with the story of our nation's culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it. America's four successful and five would-be presidential assassins are portrayed in a bold, original, disturbing and alarmingly funny musical making, Assassins, perhaps the most controversial musical ever written.

Side Street Studio Arts

Visit Side Street Studio Arts to see their current visual art exhibitions. View the full year's list of exhibits below. For more information on these exhibits visit SideStreetStudioArts.org