Performing Arts

This grant program supports projects and activities which are presented to ensure that high quality performances of music, dance and theatre are available to Alabama audiences and to support Alabama’s performing arts organizations and artists. Eligible projects and/or activities may include producing, commissioning, planning processes and touring. Arts organizations, governmental and other non-profit organizations are eligible to apply.

You may request up to $10,000 for a project or activity. However grant awards rarely exceed $7,500.

Also under this grant program cash awards are made to individual artists in the performing arts based on merit of work, career achievement, career potential and service to the state. (See Fellowship info in the Guidelines.)

For more information, please refer to the Guidelines for Grants and Fellowships here (Guidelines, pages 18-20 ).

Performing Arts Grants Program

June 1- For projects which will occur between October 1 & September 30
September 1- For projects which will occur between January 1 & September 30

Special Programs and Initiatives

Services and Resources

Related Links

Actors Equity Association
Alabama Dance Council
Alabama Conference of Theatre
Alabama Music Educations Association
American Dance Guild
American Federation of Musicians
American Guild of Musical Artists
Broadcast Music Inc.
Dance USA
Stage Directors and Choreographers
League of American Orchestras
League of Resident Theaters
Screen Actors Guild
Southeastern Theatre Conference
Theatre Communications Group

Questions or Consultations

For questions related to Performing Arts Programs or to set up a consultation, please contact:

Yvette Jones-Smedley
Performing Arts Program Manager
Phone: 334.242.5138