BodyStories: Teresa Fellion & Middlebrook Arts Research + Residency Center GoFundMe
Donate today to have a direct impact on fostering a strong art community, not only within upstate New York, but beyond, including NYC-based, national, and international artists! Focused on equity and accessibility, we strive to break the barriers toward the practice and performance of art, providing a space where all are welcomed.
Our campaign has four goals:
Lower level renovation ($2,025)
The lower level of MAR+RC will hold 10-12 private guest bedrooms, an artist studio, kitchen amenities, bathrooms, and a lounge area. The renovation and construction of this level will expand the Center’s offerings to artists-in-residence and provide comfortable housing accommodations for multi-day visits.
Furnishment of individual bedrooms and bathroom amenities ($5,475)
When guests stay at MAR+RC, we want them to feel at home! All new private bedrooms will be furnished with one bed, a dresser, a nightstand with lamp, and door mirror. Each guest will also have access to additional lower-level bathroom facilities containing three showers and toilets. Bathrooms will be equipped with essential toiletries and towels.
Begin a scholarship fund AND fund for artist residencies! ($2,500)
A scholarship fund will help sponsor students with financial need to attend BodyStories classes, intensives, informal showings, and performance opportunities.
Our residency program funding is a fund will allow us to provide low-cost residency space so artists can have the time to develop their work, enhance creativity, and create meaningful dance and art.
Support BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance and Middlebrook Arts Research + Residency Center! If you would like to learn more information about Middlebrook, please see the Middlebrook Arts Research + Residency tab on this website!
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization serving the New York City performing arts community. Contributions on behalf of BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance may be payable to Fractured Atlas and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. (Please write BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance in the subject line of all donations). We truly appreciate your support!
We would like to give a huge thank you to Brooklyn City Furniture for their generous sponsorship for our production of “reeling—>healing” and “The Warm-Up” at Triskelion Arts! Brooklyn City Furniture is a trendy store for mid-century modern, industrial and rustic furniture with lamps and decor as well. We are so excited to have people who are not only passionate about their work but also in supporting the local community around them! Please check out their amazing store or talk to the friendly people there to learn more! https://www.cityfurniture.com
Grants, Residencies, and Fellowships
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance is honored to be a Dance/NYC Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund: New York State Edition grantee! The fund is made possible by the generous support of NYS Council on the Arts! With the funding, BodyStories will be able to provide a robust program of creative work, dance making, and dance education that is accessible to all. Recipients receive a relief grant of $2.5K-$5K. Learn more: Dance.nyc/CRFNYS_Grantees
Proud to announce that we are a New Music USA Organizational Development Fund 2022 awardee! This support will assist us in establishing new collaborations to benefit our projects as a company and educational programs aimed at the community. Congrats to all of the awardees: bit.ly/organizational-fund
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance has received gracious support from the Artist Relief Fund, the O’Donnell Green Foundation for Music and Dance, the National Endowment for the Arts Window Grant via chashama, inc., Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Dance/NYC, Peg Santvoord Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Fund Grant, collaborative performance with composer Carver Audain, SummerStages Dance Choreographic Fellowship at Concord Academy and ICA Boston, Jacob’s Pillow Choreographic Fellowship, The New York Community Trust, ITE-Inception to Exhibition and Mount Tremper Arts, MANA Arts/Armitage Gone! Dance, Mark Morris Dance Center & Triskelion Arts Space Subsidy Program with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Indie Theater Fund Grant, The Field FAR Space Grant Fellowship, and the Dragon’s Egg Granted Residency.
BodyStories Advisory Board
- Carolyn Bliss
- Dennis Bliss
- Mariana Elder
- Alexandra Greenwald
- Orin Kurtz
- Jeffrey Marcus
- Margilyn Valle
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Thanks To All Of Our Donors
Carolyn and Dennis Bliss, John and Patricia Bliss, Bruce Buschel, Chris Chenoweth, Nicholas Croft, Lloyd B. Chinn, Kim (Meile) Elder, Mariana Elder, Laura Greenwald, Orin Kurtz, Kerry McCarthy, Josephine Sacabo, Sandra Santvoord.
Dominique Alfandre, Mike Berberich, Sandra and Johnny Bird, Joan Brill, Shelley Brill-Kurtz, Joseph Carlson, Christopher Cathode, Rachel Coursey, Isaac Dansicker, Nancy DeWeese, Jennifer Dong, Douglas Edwards, Alayne Faraone, Katie Fitzgerald, Bobby Frasco, Victoria Gagliastro, Lauren Gilmore, Glen Gracia, Alexandra Greenwald, Jonathan A. Grode, Jessica Hilton, Nathania Horowitz, Annaliese Jakimides, Atsushi and Laura Kagawa, James King, Doug Larson, Doug Post, Richard Lloyd, Rhonda Lasley Lopez, Paul Mailhot, Jeffrey Marcus, Angelina Martinez-Rubio, Michael Moffitt, Louise Mordaunt, Frank Moss, Stacie Owen, Pamela Potland, Steven W. Ross, Betsy Salvato, Don Slepian, Tammy Seitz Stanley, Kimberly Stoddard, Stephanie Sundel, Matthew Trent, Margilyn Valle, David Wilcox, Jean Wilcox.
Lynda Arnold, Chris Barquin, Corey Bliss, Gaitri Boodhoo, David Brown, Pauline Christo, Brian Carey Chung, Chris Connolly, Luz E. Contreras, Joyce Dealy, Sallie Dorsett, Shawna R. Emerick, Scott Ferrare, Lynn Goldberg, Josh Grossberg, Joseph Haines, Sean Hannagan, Erin Hobson, Rachel Holmes, Krista Jansen, Michael Lennon, Helen Macey, Mina Madani, Susan Magazine, Caroline Munden, Vanessa and Jeremy Nash, Artemis Robinson, Jennifer Sarnelli, Chloe Smolarski, Ann Stanley, Marisa Warren Sternstein, Camden Stoddard, Michael Sultan, Corey Taylor, Tom Wesson, United Activities Unlimited Inc.
Sara Aliperti, Jacque Ashe, Anna Balliet, Mariana Bekerman, Rian Bodner, Rebeccah Hope Schlissel Bran, Lefebvre Carey, Beth Alvezi Chimento, Susan Clemons, Danielle Coon, Sarah Coursey, Jessica Crandall, Amanda Cuoco, Art Davidson, Dia Dearstyne, Charles Dennis, Laura Devinney, Mary Ellen DiSanto-Rose, Marybeth Doctor, Emily Edwards, Kenny Finkle, Diedre Fox, Chris Frasco, Maxwell Frauel, Tucker Fuller, Henrietta Garcia, Richard Griffiths, Jenny Hom, David B. Hurlbert, Dolores Kadar, Keith Kaminski, Rebecca Rae Jones, Marta Karamuz, Kevin Keller, Earl and Doris Kettler, Tiffany Klama, Sarah Stroh Lankester, Andrew Lloyd, Mark Luongo, Jim McElroy, Akihiko Mikimoto, Maryann Mulford, Eileen Murray, Nancy Prendergast, Rae C. Productions, Angela Rose, Karen and Michael Rothman, JoAnne Ruggeri, Maureen Russell, Diana Saparano, Tim Schoen, Anthony Schultz, Robin Seligman-Schmidt, Michael Shaieb, Honor Simeone, Bennu Simmon, Lori Smith, Miranda Smith, Simone Sobers, Anna Staloch, Mariah Steele, Melissa and Eric Szobota, James Turnbull, Sheri Vizzi, Tadd Wamester, Keegan Wilcox, Amy Beth Wright, Dana Zahavi.
Leandra and Ron Avni, Tatiana Legacy Bastian, Gwendolyn Baum, Kate Bell, Deeksha Bhatnaga, Kate Bishop, John Brookhouse, Jillian Buckley, Stephen Burnside, Claire Carré, Diana and Gina Castore, John Chan, Leila Cohen, Keith Crusher, Odette Cummings, Jill Davidson, Christine DeVicci, David A. Dromsky, Eleanor Dubinsky, Mandy Evans-Brown, Mark and Liz Fleming, Phyllis Follett, Christian Serrano and Sarah Foster, Niels Gade, Phillip Gardner, Ximena and Shige Garnica, Larry Geddes, Peggy Gould, Hayley Grace, Ashley Gravina, Stacey Greenberger, Danielle Gromyko, Luc Hale, Kelly Hayes, Jenny Hegarty, Killick Hinds, Chelsea Hoehler, Illana Horowitz, Sara (In Sync Physical Therapy), Kelly Jackson, Justyna Karamuz, Brian Kastan, Charles Kehres, Thom Kennan, Faye Kilsten, Don Knight, Nathania Kurtz, Danielle Levy, Roxanna Lewis, Bo Li, Shuiyan Liu, Muriel Louveau, Richard and Paige Lovejoy, Yesenia Macedo, Kate Marks, Kelly Mattmuller, Eileen M. Messina, Madelyn Mickelson, Katherine Miller, Yvonne Montanino, Rebecca Moore, Molly Morris, Matthew Plummer, Monica Robles, Susan Rouzier, Genna Russo, Aya Saotome, Amy Beth Schneider, Jacqueline Schrage, Robert Sellan, Kathleen Serkin, Matthew Shanklin, Sarah Skaggs, Tracie Stanfield, Celine Syslo, Fran and Kathleen Szostek, Jessica Taylor, Malerie Thiel, Corazon Tierra, Adam Tyree, Lydsey Vader, Olivier Vallez, Morgan Vogel, Tiffany Watson, Jenny Windstrup, Tracy Weinstein, Matthew Westerby, Andre M. Zachery, Leigh and Paul.
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